Team preview: Virginia Commonwealth

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 20, 2004, 5:33 PM ET
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The biggest win of VCU 2004-05 season occurred months before it even started. The victory happened when VCU's boy-wonder coach Jeff Capel said "thanks, but no thanks" to openings at bigger schools and instead signed a new six-year contract to stay at the Richmond-based school.

But how long will Capel be here?