Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - It's a big day for the River City as the VCU Rams and the Richmond Spiders prepare to play in the Sweet 16.
Mayor Dwight Jones has even issued today as "Sweet 16 School Spirit Day."
In the modern history of the NCAA tournament, only three cities have sent two schools to the Sweet 16 — L.A, Philadelphia, and now Richmond.
Mayor Jones is encouraging all Richmonders to wear their blue and red for the Spiders and black and gold for the Rams to show off their pride.