VCU Shocks Kansas, 71-61
The VCU Rams became just the fourth #11 seed to ever qualify for the Final Four, after shocking the Kansas Jayhawks, 71-61, on Sunday. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.
Joey Rodriguez #12 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams holds up the trophy after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks during the southwest regional final of the 2011 NCAA men’s basketball tournament at the Alamodome on March 27, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.
Move over, Butler. Virginia Commonwealth is crashing the Final Four.
The 11th-seeded Rams, who didn’t even bother to watch the NCAA tournament selection show, are heading to Houston, and final No. 1 seed Kansas is heading home after a spectacular collapse.
Jamie Skeen scored 26 points as the Rams delivered the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament, shocking the Jayhawks 71-61 on Sunday to become just the third 11th seed to ever make the Final Four.