RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - VCU's run to the Final Four was like a Hollywood story. So it's fitting that they were honored there Wednesday night.
VCU was awarded the "Best Upset" ESPY award for the victory over Kansas is the Elite Eight. Shaka Smart, Bradford Burgess, Jamie Skeen, Joey Rodriguez, Brandon Rozzell and Ed Nixon represented the Rams at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
ESPYs are decided by an internet vote by the American public. VCU was selected over the Breeders Cup, a UFC fight and the Seahawks victory over the Saints in the NFL playoffs.