Smart gets ESPN mention for National COY

Forget for a second that he finished THIRD in CAA Coach of the Year voting after finishing second in the regular season standings (eventually winning the CAA tournament) after losing four key seniors from a Final 4 squad…’s Myron Medcalf seems to be one of the many who thought Shaka Smart was at least a top 10 candidate for NATIONAL Coach of the Year honors.

Medcalf slotted Shaka ninth in his rankings, just behind the likes of four, maybe five, future hall-of-famers.

VCU School of the Arts (BFA '07) and Center for Sport Leadership (M.Ed. '10) alumnus, Mat has followed VCU basketball since the Sunbelt days when he'd...