VCU wins rat basketball at Science Museum of Virginia

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball team is in Houston for an NCAA Final Four match up against Butler University, but it got a boost from back in Richmond from a furry friend that loves yellow food.

The VCU "team" won the Rat Basketball tournament Thursday at the Science Museum of Virginia.  The VCU rat beat Butler 50-0 and took down Kentucky in the championship game 56-4.

The Rat Basketball tournament is held every year the week before the Final Four.

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