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Articles tagged: Shaka Smart

Shaka Smart agrees to become next Texas head coach

Shaka Smart has finally decided to leave VCU, and Texas is the school that was able to pry him away from Richmond. Texas AD Steve Patterson met with Smart in Richmond on Thursday and the two sides agreed to a deal that will make the 37-year-old the new coach of the Longhorns. Smart has been…Read More

Shaka Smart reportedly in talks with Texas about head coaching job

Texas could be replacing Rick Barnes with Shaka Smart if all goes their way. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reports that Smart is in discussions with the Longhorns about their head coaching position, which became vacant when the program parted ways with Barnes Saturday after 17 seasons on the job. Smart has been at VCU since…Read More

Shaka Smart celebrates VCU basket like a madman (GIF)

Shaka Smart’s VCU Rams may have blown a lead against Stephen F. Austin and been sent home packing early from the NCAA Tournament, but that doesn’t mean the coach didn’t give us a memorable moment before his exit. Check out that great GIF of Shaka going nuts to celebrate a basket his players made before…Read More

Shaka Smart reportedly being targeted by UCLA and USC

Shaka Smart quickly became one of the hottest coaching names in college basketball after leading Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four in 2011 in just his second season as a head coach. Two seasons later, he remains a top head coaching target, and rival programs UCLA and USC reportedly have their sights set on the…Read More

Shaka Smart Named After Zulu Chieftain

VCU has become the darling of the NCAA Tournament this year, developing into this year’s Butler (which incidentally could also be said about this year’s Butler). Their head coach is Shaka Smart who has emerged as a leading candidate for several bigger jobs after helping his team make its stunning run. VCU’s Final Four run…Read More

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