UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 79-67 win over Belmont on Friday in the NCAA Tournament East Regional in Charlotte, N.C.
Second-seed UVA broke open a tight game with a late 7-0 run to put away #15 seed Belmont, 79-67, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Charlotte, N.C.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte for Friday’s second-round NCAA Tournament game between #2 seed UVA (29-3) and #15 seed Belmont (22-10).
UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill talk with reporters on the eve of the Cavs’ NCAA Tournament game with Belmont on Friday in Charlotte.
Belmont coach Rick Byrd and players Taylor Barnette, Evan Bradds, Craig Bradshaw and Reese Chamberlain talk with reporters on the eve of the Bruins’ second-round NCAA Tournament game with UVA on Friday in Charlotte.
Less than three minutes left in the first half, top seed UVA trailed #16 seed Coastal Carolina by 10. Fans watching on TV across the country thought they were witnessing the first 1-16 upset in NCAA Tournament history.
As CBS cameras panned across the nation to capture scenes of NCAA Tournament bracket euphoria, UVA, one of the more intriguing stories in the walkup to Selection Sunday, was noticeably absent.
For weeks, UVA basketball seemed destined for the East Regional, a road to the Final Four that would take the Cavs first to Charlotte, then to Syracuse.