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VCU Stuns Kansas, Heads to Final Four

The 11th-seeded team upsets No. 1 seed Kansas 71-61
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 27, 2011 3:58 PM CDT

(Newser) – Jamie Skeen scored 26 points and 11th-seeded Virginia Commonwealth is crashing the Final Four after the upset of the NCAA tournament, shocking No. 1 seed Kansas 71-61 today. So doubtful were the Rams of even making the tournament that they didn't watch the selection show. Two weeks later, they're Houston-bound after an incredible takedown of the last No. 1 seed.

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The Rams needed five wins to go from First Four to Final Four. Along the way, they toppled teams from the Pac-10, Big East, Big 10, ACC, and now the Big 12. They'll pick on someone their own size next: Butler. Click for more on yesterday's games. (Read more NCAA stories.)

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