Malcolm Brogdon and Tony Bennett locked eyes. Brogdon pointed to his chest. Butler was starting to pull away from Virginia early in the second half, and Brogdon was stepping up.
Virginia didn’t get much respect as the top seed in the Midwest Region, with everybody including the leader of the free world picking Michigan State to come out of the bracket to the Final Four.
UVA coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Marial Shayok, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon after the Cavs’ 77-69 win over Butler in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
Malcolm Brogdon had 22, Anthony Gill had 19, but it’s safe to say that Virginia would not be playing next week in Chicago without the contributions of its bench.
All hail Malcolm Brogdon, and UVA coach Tony Bennett’s willingness to use his versatile star in any number of ways to win a game.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points, but made his most significant contribution on the defensive end in helping lift top seed Virginia to a 77-69 win over Butler in the second round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.
Top seed Virginia (27-7) plays No. 9 seed Butler (22-10) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. AFP writers Chris Graham and Scott German are courtside at PNC Arena.
Ding, dong, Michigan State is dead, meaning everybody but the UVA homers can count their brackets busted.
No. 1 seed Virginia (27-7) plays No. 9 seed Butler (22-10) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19.
Butler, the nine seed in the Midwest Region, will provide a tough test for top seed UVA on Saturday night.
The #18 Butler Bulldogs took a 20-point lead in the opening 12 minutes and went on to a 93-66 win over the VMI Keydets in non-conference basketball action Monday night at Hinkel Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind.
James Madison women’s basketball welcomes Tasia Butler, a 6-1 guard and a native of Waldorf, Maryland, to the team as she transfers from Syracuse. Due to NCAA transfer rules, she will sit out the 2014-15 season and have three years of eligibility remaining.
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AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” Monday’s ugly NCAA Tournament final that crowned UConn national champs with a 53-41 win over Butler begins the show. Chris tells us that the win is all the more impressive for the Huskies because they beat the Bulldogs at their game. Next the…
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