How you can help Shaka Smart help children in need

Posted at 5:35 PM, Jan 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-05 17:35:20-05

RICHMOND, Va. – VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart is taking on a new challenge – helping children in need.

Smart has been selected as a contestant in ESPN's Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge, a March Madness-style competition that raises money for non-profit organizations.

Smart has partnered with the Richmond'sFriends Association For Children.

During each round that Smart advances helps him earn a cash prize for the group.

Voting for round one is underway. Click here to vote for Smart.