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The Most Important Summer…

Speaking in England, shortly after 9/11, the Dalai Lama shocked the gathering with a direct, yet codifying message. “It happened,” he said, and paused. “It happened.” He paused again. “OK? What now?” I’m obviously not comparing college basketball in any way to that tragic morning, but the Dalai Lama provides a mindset on this Saturday …
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Taking A Shot At 2017-18. Or Preventing One…

When was the last time we approached Labor Day, and your assessment of the upcoming VCU basketball season was so chock full of hmmmm? It’s like that ATM game where you are locked in a booth and a fan blows around twenties. There’s twenties EVERYWHERE and you’re flailing, grabbing, stabbing, and stuffing what you can …
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Bobby Wright set an example

Somewhere around the turn of the century, a thirty-something know-it-all moved back to Richmond and met Bobby Wright. The thirty-something was rather acidic towards VCU basketball. He loved it, but the combination of distance, dissatisfaction with Mack McCarthy, and cognitive dissonance that his basketball team could not possibly lose to Wagner and William & Mary, …