Shaka Smart, 35, agreed to a contract extension through 2023 to remain as coach of the Rams, whom he took to the 2011 Final Four and the last three
Smart “has demonstrated through this process that he is loyal to VCU and his greatest concern lies with our program moving forward every year," athletic director Ed McLaughlin said.
"Our goal was to present him with a revised agreement proactively rather than wait for another institution to step in with an offer.”
He will make about $1.5 million per year, a person with direct knowledge of negotiations told
Jonathan Arledge scored 23 points and Bryon Allen had seven assists as
The Patriots, who hit 24 of 28 free throws, will face Santa Clara beginning Monday. Kevin Foster scored 33 points as the