In Richmond, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell issued the following statement regarding Virginia Commonwealth University's victory over the Kansas University Jayhawks:
"I want to congratulate Virginia Commonwealth University on their historic win against the Kansas University Jayhawks. Virginians are celebrating their victory all across the Commonwealth. VCU is a great University with a well deserved reputation for academic and athletic excellence. We all look forward to cheering them on in the Final Four next weekend. I know they’ve got two more big wins left in them. Head Coach Shaka Smart and this group of talented student athletes are doing a tremendous job representing their school and community. Go Rams!”Go, Rams!