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.

A two-time graduate of VCU (School of the Arts '07, Center for Sport Leadership '10), Mat is a co-founder of VCU Ram Nation and a longtime fan as the ...