Richmond and VCU: One Town, Two Teams

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I never realized by Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth were both in Richmond, Virginia. Pretty amazing that they are both in the Sweet 16 and could play each other in the Elite 8.

Dana O’Neil from ESPN.com talks about how amazing this would be:

Since 1980, only one other city has produced such a double-double: The slightly larger metropolis of Los Angeles has pulled it off three times in the regional semifinals. (Villanova and Temple played in the Sweet 16 in 1988, but Villanova is technically outside the Philadelphia city limits.)

Add to the fact that they are both underdogs, and anyone without a dog in the race should be rooting for this matchup.