They had done it. They had pulled off one of the great upsets in NCAA history.
As the final seconds dwindled, Burgess’ father, Keith, stood and screamed in the Alamodome front row.
“Nobody!” Keith Burgess yelled. “Nobody believed this? Nobody!”
Nobody but a collection of modest recruits and their 33-year-old, second-year head coach. When given the microphone after cutting down the nets, Smart thanked the delirious VCU fans and added one more bold statement, which you can doubt at your own peril:
“We’re not done yet.”” —
Just woke up from a 5-hour nap, night is young and it’s time for round 2.