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'Hoos, without Scott, knock off Oregon

Five minutes before tipoff, members of the Virginia media staff were handing out typed press releases announcing that Mike Scott, the ‘Hoos leading scorer and rebounder, would miss Friday’s game with Oregon after having arthroscopic ankle surgery on Thursday. The first 10 minutes of the televised game in the John Paul Jones Arena went according […]


Virginia's Scott named ACC Player of the Week

Senior led Cavs to road wins over Minnesota, Virginia Tech Virginia senior forward Mike Scott has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week for his play in the Cavaliers’ victories at No. 15 Minnesota and Virginia Tech last week. Scott averaged 19.0 points and 12.5 rebounds a game in the two games. […]


Bennett: Still 'a ways to go'

It’s supposed to be a rebuilding year in Charlottesville, and it looked as much at the start of the 11,500-mile road trip that took the Cavs out west. Virginia was blown out at Stanford and then embarrassed in the first round of the Maui Classic against Washington. Three wins in their next four, including back-to-back […]


‘Hoos pull upset of Tech in ACC opener

A desperation Dorenzo Hudson three-pointer fell short, leaving a second-half comeback attempt by Virginia Tech short as Virginia knocked off its in-state rival 57-54 Sunday night. Virginia (5-3, 1-0 ACC) jumped out to an early 10-2 lead and led the Hokies by as many as 14 in the first half. Tech (4-4, 0-1 ACC) closed […]


'Hoos pull upset of Tech in ACC opener

Cavs lead throughout, hold off Tech rally A desperation Dorenzo Hudson three-pointer fell short, leaving a second-half comeback attempt by Virginia Tech short as Virginia knocked off its in-state rival 57-54 Sunday night. Virginia (5-3, 1-0 ACC) jumped out to an early 10-2 lead and led the Hokies by as many as 14 in the […]


Z for three is great, but he needs to make the routine play

  Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Sammy Zeglinski made the “SportsCenter” Top 10 plays with his off-balance game-tying three with 1.3 seconds left in regulation that sent last night’s Virginia-Virginia Tech game into overtime. It’s a little thing that he consistently failed to do in the Cavs’ 76-71 loss that got my attention. Tony Bennett’s […]


Cavs escape

Landesberg jumper gives UVa. a 69-67 win Story by Scott German UVa. sports: www.virginiasports.com Sylven Landesberg’s 15-foot jumper with 2.2 seconds lifted the Virginia Cavaliers to a 69-67 win over upset-minded UNC-Wilmington at the John Paul Jones Arena Monday night. The Cavaliers, in winning their eighth straight contest, survived a game of streaks, but fortunately […]


Signature win for UVa.

‘Hoos knock off #24 UAB, 72-63 Story by Chris Graham AFP Audio: Tony Bennett’s postgame press conference freepress2@ntelos.net Not that they had a chance to see it for themselves, but UVa. fans will remember the Cavs’ 72-63 win over #24 Alabama-Birmingham Wednesday night. “It’s not an easy way, but it’s something that when it’s played […]


Exam brake

UVa. gets tough test after layoff with UNCW Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net After playing seven games in an 18-day stretch, then having a week in between games with Penn State and Auburn, the UVa. men’s basketball team had a 12-day break before its next scheduled game with UNC-Wilmington on Saturday. It’s not anything new […]


Focus | Cavs grow in 76-55 win over Oral Roberts

Story by Chris Graham With AFP Audio Virginia and Oral Roberts traded baskets for 10 minutes. Then the Cavs put the clamps down. “I think the adjustments were solid. The guys played a little harder and smarter,” coach Tony Bennett said after UVa.’s 76-55 win over Oral Roberts on Saturday in Charlottesville. It was the […]


Focus | Bennett: ‘Even thinner’ in post

Story by Chris Graham With AFP Audio UVa. is missing 7-footer Assane Sene (three-game suspension) and 6-9 power forward Jamil Tucker (indefinite leave of absence). So when Mike Scott got into early foul trouble at South Florida Monday night, and eventually fouled out with only 16 minutes logged in the post, the four-guard offense that […]


Scott German | Where did that come from?

Putting together its most complete effort of the season, the Virginia Cavaliers shocked No. 12 Clemson 85-81 Sunday in John Paul Jones Arena. The sterling performance provided an exclamation point to the day as the Cavaliers retired former star Sean Singletary’s number 44 at halftime.


They make you play their game

Duggar Baucom has you beat before you even make it to courtside. “They play you against you, things that you work on every day. They play you against yourself,” UVa. coach Dave Leitao said after his ‘Hoos had eeked out a 107-97 victory over Baucom’s VMI Keydets Sunday in Charlottesville in a game that had […]


Videocast | Cavs get win in opener, 107-97

Virginia held off a game VMI team Sunday in the John Paul Jones Arena to record a season-opening 107-97 win. AFP editor Chris Graham reporting.


Cavs hold on for win in opener

If Virginia coach Dave Leitao needed something to get his attention on his season-opener, he got it Friday night. “Obviously it was a little bit of a wakeup call,” Leitao said of the 111-103 win posted by his Sunday opponent, VMI, over national power Kentucky in Rupp Arena. Two Saturday practices and a couple of […]