How far did VCU go in NCAA tournament?

Much to everyone’s surprise, VCU went on a run, taking down USC, Georgetown, Purdue, Florida State, and No. 1-seeded Kansas to reach the Final Four. VCU ultimately lost to Butler, but it went down as making one of the best runs in NCAA tournament history. Watch the video and relive history.

Who beat VCU in Final Four?

UConn beat Butler for the national title — the Huskies’ third championship. It was also Butler’s second consecutive runner-up finish. VCU, which played in the First Four, and Kentucky rounded out the Final Four in Houston….2011 NCAA tournament: Upsets.

Team Score Opponent
No. 11 VCU 71-61 No. 1 Kansas

Did VCU make NCAA tournament?

VCU men’s hoops took home a 75-67 win against Oregon State University in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Oklahoma City, denying the OSU Beavers a tournament win in their first appearance since 1990.

How many times has VCU made the NCAA tournament?

NCAA Tournament Appearances: 18 (1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021) NCAAT Overall Record: 13-17.

Who beat VCU in 2011?

VCU’s run would end in the national semifinal, just two wins shy of a national championship. Butler topped the Rams, 70-62, bringing the incredible run to a close. The loss brought mixed emotions from the guys in the locker room.

What year did VCU go to Final Four?

Virginia Commonwealth has made it to the NCAA Final Four once in its program’s history, in 2011. Additionally, the Rams won the 2010 CBI Tournament and have nine conference tournaments; three being in the Sun Belt Conference, five being in the Colonial Athletic Association, and one in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Who is VCU rival?

The George Mason–VCU rivalry is a college sports rivalry between the VCU Rams of Virginia Commonwealth University and the George Mason Patriots of George Mason University.

When did VCU make it to the Final Four?

28, 2011
VCU head basketball coach Shaka Smart (left) and his Rams take center stage at the Siegel Center in Richmond, Va. at about 1:30 a.m., March 28, 2011 after returning from San Antonio, Texas where they defeated Kansas. In the center, player Brandon Rozzell does a dance. The win puts VCU in the NCAA Final Four.


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What seed was VCU in the Final Four?

#11 seed
For only the third time ever, a #11 seed advanced to the Final Four as Virginia Commonwealth, one of the “First Four” teams, won the Southwest Region. Those three teams were joined by East Region champion Kentucky, a #4 seed.