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Sports Illustrated Writer Confirms Smart To Stay At VCU

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Richmond, VA--Sports Illustrated senior writer Pete Thamel announced on the Sports Illustrated website Wednesday evening that VCU Head Men's Basketball Coach Shaka Smart will stay with the Rams.

Thamel wrote: "Smart has let UCLA know he accepted a contract extension and will be staying in Richmond. VCU is expected to announce formally Smart's contract extension in the next 24 hours. The deal will go through 2023 and will pay him approximately $1.5 million per year, up from the $1.2 million he'd been making."

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