Shaka Smart Said No to Illinois, Will Stay at VCU

Last year, VCU coach Shaka Smart guided the Rams to the Final Four, and after the season, rejected overtures from NC State.

This year, Smart orchestrated an upset of Wichita State (that video rocks) in the first round, and had Indiana beat before a late collapse. Then, he rejected Illinois, according to the Sun-Times. The paper reports the Illini could turn their attention to Leonard Hamilton, the FSU coach.

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