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Three-point shooting boosts UVA women’s basketball over Boston College, 68-56

The UVA women’s basketball team (13-4, 3-1 ACC) earned a 68-56 victory over Boston College (8-9, 0-4 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 15) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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ODU women’s basketball rallies from 14 down, defeats Rice, 62-55

ODU overcame a 14-point deficit to Rice to come out on top by a score of 62-55 on Thursday night at the Tudor Fieldhouse.


Presbyterian outlasts shorthanded Longwood, 71-67

Presbyterian forwards DeSean Murray and William Truss took advantage of Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo’s absence and both recorded double-doubles to lead the Blue Hose to a 71-67 win over Longwood Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.


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UMass holds on for 66-62 win over George Mason

A late rally from George Mason men’s basketball fell short on Sunday afternoon as Massachusetts sealed a 66-62 victory in the Patriot Center.


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Syracuse hands UVA women’s basketball first ACC loss, 70-58

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-1 ACC) fell 70-58 at No. 21 Syracuse (11-5, 1-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 11) at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.


Big South favorite Coastal Carolina outlasts Longwood, 76-70

Shivaughn Wiggins hit six straight free throws in the final 1:06 to fight off another late Longwood comeback and lift Big South preseason favorite Coastal Carolina to a 76-70 win over the Lancers Thursday evening at the HTC Center.


JMU men’s basketball falters in second half, loses 65-59 to Northeastern

James Madison led by as many as 10 points in the second half but Northeastern limited the Dukes to just 33 percent shooting in the second half to rally for a 65-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball winThursday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


D-back: N.C. State win more like it for UVA Pack-Line

Davidson scored 72, Miami scored 80, and the writers were up in arms. What was wrong with the vaunted UVA Pack-Line defense? Turns out, not much.


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What do we know about ACC basketball after a topsy-turvy opening weekend?

We thought we had the ACC all figured out. #3 UVA escaped unranked Miami in two overtimes. Notre Dame had a similar double-OT scrape with Georgia Tech at home, then went to Chapel Hill and took down the Tar Heels on Big Monday. Virginia Tech fell just short of coming all the way back from a 22-point deficit to Syracuse.


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UVA basketball remains at #3 in national polls

UVA basketball is holding steady in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls this week at #3.


JMU rallies from double-digit deficit to nip Towson, 67-66

Clutch free throws down the stretch by junior guard Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) sealed a 67-66 comeback win over Towson on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center to open Colonial Athletic Association action.


Badowski, Fisher go for 20+ in 90-79 Longwood double-OT win over Radford

Longwood (5-10, 1-1 Big South) knocked off Radford, 90-79, in double overtime Saturday in Willett Hall.


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Davidson shoots past Richmond, 81-67

Davidson’s Jack Gibbs scored 32 points to lead Davidson (10-2, 1-0) past Richmond (7-7, 0-1) in the teams’ Atlantic 10 opener at Belk Arena on Saturday night.


Lesson learned? #3 UVA, like everybody else, has to play 40

Saturday’s ACC opener went the way third-ranked UVA and its legion of fans expected in the first 20 minutes. A business-like 51.9 percent shooting, a suffocating defensive effort that limited Miami to 20 first-half points, and an 18-point lead going into the break.


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#18 Oklahoma tops George Mason, 61-43

No. 18 Oklahoma snapped George Mason’s two-game winning streak on New Year’s Eve, defeating the Patriots 61-43 in the Lloyd Noble Center to remain perfect on its home court.


Longwood rally comes up short In 82-72 overtime loss At Winthrop

In the end, Keon Moore was too much. On an afternoon when Longwood rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit and forced overtime in one of the Big South’s most difficult arenas, Winthrop’s redshirt junior forward scored 27 points to lift the Eagles to an 82-72 New Year’s Eve win in Winthrop Coliseum.


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#19 UNC holds off William and Mary comeback, 86-64

A valiant second-half rally came up short as the William and Mary men’s basketball team fell at No. 19 North Carolina, 86-64, on Tuesday night.


Valparaiso runs past JMU men’s basketball, 79-52

Junior guard Winston Grays (Cleveland, Ohio/Benedictine) scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, but the JMU men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back from a 24-point halftime deficit, falling to Valparaiso, 79-52, in the non-conference finale Monday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


Virginia Tech dominates second half, dispatches Cincinnati in Military Bowl, 33-17

Virginia Tech turned a close Military Bowl into a rout with a strong second half that turned on a defensive touchdown that helped lift the Hokies to a 33-17 win over Cincinnati on Saturday.


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ODU basketball holds off William and Mary rally, wins 69-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision in its final game before the Christmas Holiday at Old Dominion, 69-62, on Monday night.


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Marquise Moore paces George Mason past Iona, 86-81

The George Mason men’s basketball team picked up its second straight win Saturday night defeating Iona, 86-81, in the Patriot Center.


Fishburne varsity basketball falls to North Cross

The defending VIC Division II champions played as they should at home on Monday night, topping Fishburne’s Caissons 70-59.


Fishburne escapes Bridgewater JVs, 104-100

The Fishburne postgrad basketball team was focused on its game Tuesday night at nationally-ranked Hargrave. The Bridgewater College JV team was living in the here and now.


JMU drops 70-58 men’s basketball decision at East Carolina

JMU led by as much as 11 in the first half but could not hang on to the advantage, as East Carolina surged to a 70-58 victory in men’s basketball on Saturday evening at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.


Fishburne varsity basketball falls to Covenant

The Fishburne varsity basketball team suffered its first loss of the season last night in Charlottesville, falling to Covenant 58-55 in overtime.