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VCU Is a (Page View) Hit



    The country is going VCU crazy as the Rams head to the Final Four to play another underdog team -- Butler -- Saturday in the semis.

    Don't believe us?  Just check out the web traffic:

    • Web hits to the main page last Sunday: 4 million. Yesterday after VCU beat Kansas: 11 million.
    • Web hits for the athletics site reached 6 million Sunday.
    • "VCU" was the No. 1 and "Virginia Commonwealth University" the No. 2 hot Google trends on Sunday.
    • Media hits from Friday through Monday: 3,200, compared with about 300 for that time frame in a normal period.
    • On Facebook, VCU had 1,006 new likes from March 16-26, up 462 percent during that time period.
    • VCU Alumni Facebook: 373 new likes in same time period, up 727 percent during that time.
    • On Twitter, the university had nearly 1,000 new followers to its combined accounts.