March 29, 2011

MAKING HEADLINES...

RICHMOND, Va. - For the past 72 hours, "VCU" or "Virginia Commonwealth University" was among the top searches on Google.

Wanna know why? Oh yeah, that basketball team we have here is going to the Final Four.

After being the media step-child for the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, the Rams have become the media darling, taking over the media on television, radio and print.

The VCU Athletic Communications office has fielded over 400 requests in the past week and are receiving more and more on a daily basis.

Let's take a look at how the Black & Gold are telling their story:

Video Coverage

CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager on ESPNews

Joey Rodriguez on The Jim Rome Show

Shaka Smart and Ed Nixon on ESPN First Take

Rams return to Siegel Center after Kansas victory

News Stories

ESPN.com: Expect Final Four to feature unexpected

Times-Dispatch: Enjoy moment, says VCU coach

Times-Dispatch: Among Final Four teams, VCU's history is unique

Daily Press: VCU's bench excelling during Final Four run

Daily Press: An unfathomable Final Four matchup

Pilot Online: VCU is in the zone on way to Final Four

Pilot Online: George Mason blazed the trail for mid-majors like VCU, Butler

Daily News Record: The final act

CBSSports.com: Shock At VCU's Run Doesn't Extend To Locker Room

Sporting News: Rams headed to biggest stage

Boston Globe: VCU fans celebrate Final Four-bound Rams' upset

Times-Dispatch: VCU reaches new heights

Times-Dispatch: Dancing with the stars - VCU Rams head to Final Four

Pilot Online: VCU is the real Cinderella; Butler just another step

Philly.com: Drexel's Flint a believer in VCU's second life

New York Times: First Four to Final Four - VCU stuns Kansas

Daily Press: VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever

News Leader: VCU's dream season goes on

ESPN.com: Kansas Could Not Bully This VCU Team

SI.com: VCU Heads To Houston In Style

ESPN.com: VCU's Improbable March Run Continues

SI.com: VCU's Magical Run Continues

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