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Shaka Smart Leaves VCU For Texas

Apr 3, 2015 1:10 AM

Shaka Smart has agreed to become the next head coach of the Texas Longhorns.

Smart, who won at least 26 games in each of his six seasons at VCU, had become one of college basketball's most coveted coaches since leading the Rams to the Final Four in 2011.

Smart will replace Rick Barnes.

Terms of Smart's contract were not immediately released. Barnes made $2.62 million last season. Smart made $1.8 million with the Rams.

At VCU, Smart took over a program that had great success under Jeff Capel and then Anthony Grant.


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Tyler Kalinoski Headlines 2015 Atlantic-10 Awards

Mar 10, 2015 6:19 PM

Tyler Kalinoski of Davidson has been named the 2015 Atlantic-10 Player of the Year.

Joining Kalinoski on the All-Conference First Team are Kendall Anthony, DeAndre Bembry, Treveon Graham and Jordan Sibert.

Briante Weber won Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Eric Paschall received the Rookie of the Year award.

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