March 29, 2011
RICHMOND, Va. - For the past 72 hours, "VCU" or "Virginia Commonwealth University" was among the top searches on Google.
Wanna know why? Oh yeah, that basketball team we have here is going to the Final Four.
After being the media step-child for the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, the Rams have become the media darling, taking over the media on television, radio and print.
The VCU Athletic Communications office has fielded over 400 requests in the past week and are receiving more and more on a daily basis.
Let's take a look at how the Black & Gold are telling their story:
CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager on ESPNews
Joey Rodriguez on The Jim Rome Show
Shaka Smart and Ed Nixon on ESPN First Take
Rams return to Siegel Center after Kansas victory
ESPN.com: Expect Final Four to feature unexpected
Times-Dispatch: Enjoy moment, says VCU coach
Times-Dispatch: Among Final Four teams, VCU's history is unique
Daily Press: VCU's bench excelling during Final Four run
Daily Press: An unfathomable Final Four matchup
Pilot Online: VCU is in the zone on way to Final Four
Pilot Online: George Mason blazed the trail for mid-majors like VCU, Butler
Daily News Record: The final act
CBSSports.com: Shock At VCU's Run Doesn't Extend To Locker Room
Sporting News: Rams headed to biggest stage
Boston Globe: VCU fans celebrate Final Four-bound Rams' upset
Times-Dispatch: VCU reaches new heights
Times-Dispatch: Dancing with the stars - VCU Rams head to Final Four
Pilot Online: VCU is the real Cinderella; Butler just another step
Philly.com: Drexel's Flint a believer in VCU's second life
New York Times: First Four to Final Four - VCU stuns Kansas
Daily Press: VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
News Leader: VCU's dream season goes on
ESPN.com: Kansas Could Not Bully This VCU Team
SI.com: VCU Heads To Houston In Style
ESPN.com: VCU's Improbable March Run Continues
SI.com: VCU's Magical Run Continues