The Successor: VCU's Shaka Smart Is People's Choice but Might Be a Tough Sell

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The Successor: VCU's Shaka Smart Is People's Choice but Might Be a Tough Sell
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There are quite a few Gophers fans out there who made it clear which coach they wanted to replace Tubby Smith even before he was fired Monday, March 25. It's not Flip Saunders. During a Feb. 10 loss to Illinois, some fans were chanting from the Williams Arena crowd, "Shaka! Shaka! Shaka!"

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