Shaka Smart: 5 College Basketball Programs He Instantly Improves

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Shaka Smart: 5 College Basketball Programs He Instantly Improves
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Shaka Smart is one of the brightest young coaches that college basketball has to offer. After Brad Stevens and the Butler Bulldogs made a Final Four appearance, the college basketball world thought it saw the end of the Cinderella stories.

The following year, Butler reached the Final Four for the second straight time, as well as another Cinderella sleeper, Virginia Commonwealth University.

VCU, an eleven seed at the time, reached the Final Four out of the Colonial Athletic Association.

The VCU Rams, led by 34-year-old head coach Shaka Smart, shocked the world last season when they took down perennial powerhouse Kansas and lost to Butler in the Final Four.

After last season Smart received a handsome raise, as well as being one of the top coaches to be in the discussion for the next big coaching job.

With loyalty and determination, Shaka Smart will be a hard get for many programs. With that being said, here is a list of schools that would love to have Shaka Smart as their head coach.

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