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Three Virginia recruits nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game

Virginia Class of 2016 basketball recruits Kyle Guy, DeAndre Hunter and Ty Jerome have been nominated for the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game.


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Advice: Don’t try to out-Virginia Virginia

Oakland coach Greg Kampe knows as well as anybody how Virginia coach Tony Bennett beats you.


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Justin Anderson reassigned to D-League

The Dallas Mavericks have reassigned UVA alum Justin Anderson to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.


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Fishburne basketball defeats Covenant

Waynesboro junior Kian Tate returned to the starting lineup on Tuesday night against the visiting Eagles from Covenant, and led Fishburne to a 56-50 victory.


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Fishburne basketball drops conference opener to Eastern Mennonite

The Caissons fought hard, but the shots just would not fall on Tuesday as Eastern Mennonite was able to take the conference opener from Fishburne, 60-51.


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Women’s basketball: UVA tips off season Friday at Middle Tennessee

The Virginia women’s basketball team will open the 2015-16 season on Friday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time (7:30 p.m. ET), playing at Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Tenn.


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George Mason men’s basketball adds Grayer, Relvao

First-year head coach Dave Paulsen has announced Jaire Grayer (Flint, Mich./IMG Academy) and Daniel Relvao (Coimbra, Portugal/Mountain Mission) have joined the George Mason men’s basketball team for the 2015-16 season.


New Orleans Pelicans to hold training camp at The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier announced this week that the New Orleans Pelicans will hold their 2015 Training Camp at America’s Resort.


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Future, near and far, looks bright for UVA basketball

Eammon Brennan at ESPN has UVA basketball ranked fourth in his latest preseason Top 25, so maybe the conventional wisdom about the Cavs is starting to come around to where it should be.


ODU legend Nancy Lieberman named Sacramento Kings assistant coach

In a career of firsts, Old Dominion University Lady Monarch great Nancy Lieberman hit another milestone today as the NBA’s Sacramento Kings officially announced she was joining the team as an assistant coach.


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New contract makes UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett third-highest paid in ACC

Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan’s announcement that he will retire in 2016 had UVA fans worried. There’s less reason to worry now.


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William and Mary alum Marcus Thornton set for NBA Summer League with the Boston Celtics

Former William and Mary men’s basketball standout Marcus Thornton begins his career with the Boston Celtics, competing in the NBA Summer League. Thornton and the Celtics take part in both the Utah and Las Vegas Summer Leagues, starting on Monday, July 6.


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ODU women’s basketball announces non-conference schedule for 2015-2016

Four teams that competed in the 2015 postseason, including five 20-plus win teams, highlight the non-conference schedule for the Old Dominion women’s basketball team.


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George Mason Men’s Basketball Adds Four to Roster

First-year head George Mason basketball coach Dave Paulsen announced the addition of four newcomers to the Patriots roster this fall.


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JMU men’s basketball signs JUCO star Shakir Brown to National Letter of Intent

James Madison basketball coach Matt Brady announced the signing of Shakir Brown to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-16 season. He will have two years of eligibility following two years at the junior college level.


UVA alum Joe Harris headed to NBA Finals

Cleveland finished off a four-game sweep of the #1 seed Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals with a blowout win on Tuesday night. It was such a blowout that little-used rookie Joe Harris got in with six minutes to go, enough time for the UVA alum to score seven points and dish out an assist while running the offense at the point.


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Inside the ACC Tournament: ‘Bringing Your A Game’ set to air on ESPNU

It is never too soon for a look back at one of the more memorable New York Life ACC Tournaments. “Bringing Your A Game: The 2015 New York Life ACC Tournament” documents this year’s historic event in Greensboro, which featured the first-ever Tuesday games, a Saturday night championship game for the first time since 1981, and the first-ever championship trophy for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.


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Richmond basketball adds Continental Tire Las Vegas holiday event

Richmond men’s basketball will be competing in the 15th annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, the tournament group announced today.


Schedule announced for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Defending Division I men’s college basketball national champion Duke as well as 2015 Final Four participants Wisconsin and Michigan State are among the teams in this season’s 17th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge from November 30 to December 2.


UVA Basketball: Bennett, Brogdon and Anderson honored by VaSID

UVA basketball’s Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) and Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) were honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) on Tuesday (May 12).


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William and Mary basketball’s Marcus Thornton selected to NBA Draft Combine

Chicago will be Marcus Thornton’s Kind of Town as the William & Mary men’s basketball senior was selected to take part in the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft Combine on Wednesday.


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Shawn Postiglione named men’s basketball coach at Bridgewater College

Bridgewater College director of athletics Curt Kendall has announced the hiring of Randolph-Macon assistant Shawn Postiglione as the school’s new head men’s basketball coach.


JMU’s Lauren Okafor taken by Atlanta Dream in third round of WNBA Draft

With the 34th overall pick, the Atlanta Dream drafted James Madison redshirt-senior center Lauren Okafor in the third round of the 2015 WNBA Draft with the team’s second pick.


So, Mark Cuban: The NBA isn’t horrible, ridiculous?

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, he of the hot take, said this week that college basketball is, among other things, “horrible” and “ridiculous,” that it’s “uglier than ugly,” and that the poor state of play in college basketball is hurting the NBA game.


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College basketball: Slow, boring, nobody watching, and it’s somehow the fault of UVA basketball

What an impossibly boring college basketball final weekend. Wisconsin barely broke 70 in beating #1 Kentucky, and we had to be impressed with the Badgers’ effort, because, hey, 70.