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Women’s basketball: Virginia opens ACC Tournament on Thursday

The No. 7-seed Virginia women’s basketball team (17-12, 10-6 ACC) will play the winner of 10-seed Georgia Tech/15-seed Clemson on Thursday, March 1 at 6 p.m., in the second round of the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, being held at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.


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Game Preview: #1 Virginia faces Louisville in ACC road finale

Louisville went 9-for-10 from the field over an eight-minute stretch of the second half at Virginia back on Jan. 31, but back-to-back threes by Ty Jerome gave the ‘Hoos some space in a 74-64 win that was as atypical as any UVA game in the past five years.


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Virginia solidifies #1 ranking in third week atop AP Top 25

Virginia, unranked at the start of the 2017-2018 season, is the #1 team in the land for a third straight week.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia tops Wake Forest to finish regular season

The Virginia women’s basketball team (17-12, 10-6 ACC) closed out the regular season with a 48-41 victory over Wake Forest (13-16, 5-11 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 25) at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, UVA players on win at Pitt

Tony Bennett, the head coach at #1 Virginia, and UVA players Isaiah Wilkins, Nigel Johnson and Devon Hall talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 66-37 win at Pitt on Saturday.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia finishes regular season Sunday at Wake Forest

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-12, 9-6 ACC) closes out the regular season by playing at Wake Forest (13-15, 5-10 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 3 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.


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Live Coverage: #1 Virginia faces Pitt in ACC Saturday Hoops

#1 Virginia (25-2, 14-1 ACC) faces Pitt (8-21, 0-16 ACC) Saturday at 4 p.m. Chris Graham leads our live coverage.


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Game Notes: #1 Virginia plays at Pitt on Saturday

Top-ranked Virginia (25-2, 14-1 ACC) travels to Pitt (8-21, 0-16 ACC) for an ACC men’s basketball contest on Saturday, Feb. 24. Tipoff at Petersen Events Center (12,500) is set for 4 p.m.


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Game Notes: Does #1 Virginia have anything to worry about Saturday at Pitt?

Short answer: no, #1 Virginia has nothing to worry about at Pitt, which is winless in ACC play through 16 games.


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Inside the Numbers: #1 Virginia needs to clean up post defense

The #1-ranked Virginia football team was undone in 1990 by a Georgia Tech squad that devised an offensive game plan based on what William & Mary had success with in an early-season UVA blowout win.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, UVA players on win over Georgia Tech

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and players De’Andre Hunter, Isaiah Wilkins, Mamadi Diakite and Kyle Guy talk with reporters after the top-ranked ‘Hoos defeated Georgia Tech, 65-54, on Wednesday.


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Video: Kyle Guy, De’Andre Hunter talk #1 Virginia win

Kyle Guy and De’Andre Hunter talk with reporters after #1 Virginia defeated Georgia Tech, 65-54, on Wednesday in ACC hoops action.


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#1 Virginia shakes off upset-minded Georgia Tech

Top-ranked Virginia had to work a little harder than expected, but was eventually able to fend off upset-minded Georgia Tech, 65-54, on Wednesday.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at No. 4 Louisville on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-11, 9-5 ACC) plays at No. 4 Louisville (27-2, 13-1 ACC) on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.


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Game Notes: Top-ranked Virginia hosts Georgia Tech Wednesday

Top-ranked Virginia (24-2, 13-1 ACC) hosts Georgia Tech (11-16, 4-10 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,623) is set for 7 p.m.


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Game Preview: #1 Virginia looks faces Georgia Tech in ACC return

In past years, Virginia coach Tony Bennett would schedule a non-conference game on the open date in the ACC schedule basically to maintain the pace and rhythm of the season at a consistent level.


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Virginia retains #1 ranking in AP Top 25

There were 35 years between #1 rankings for Virginia basketball. Now the Cavaliers are back in the top spot for a second straight week.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia falls 77-62 to Miami

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-11, 9-5 ACC) fell 77-62 to Miami (19-8, 9-5 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 18) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts Miami on Senior Day

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-10, 9-4 ACC) hosts Miami (18-8, 8-5 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 12:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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#1 Virginia wins at Miami, 59-50

Virginia won its first game as a top-ranked team in more than 35 years, getting 22 points off the bench from De’Andre Hunter in a 59-50 win at Miami on Tuesday.


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Live Coverage: #1 Virginia faces Miami in ACC hoops

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #1 Virginia (23-2, 12-1 ACC) faces Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC) Tuesday at 9 p.m.


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There is joy in the morning: Virginia basketball is #1

The last time Virginia basketball was ranked #1 in the nation, in 1982, I was 10 years old, and being 10 years old, and only cognizant of the outside world for, what, maybe two years, I just assumed that this was how the world worked, that Virginia basketball was always going to be #1.


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Live Coverage: #2 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech, ESPN College GameDay

Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (17-7, 6-5 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,623) is set for 6:15 p.m.


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Game Preview: #1 ranking on the line as Virginia hosts Virginia Tech

There actually is a basketball game at the end of the day, pitting #2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) and Virginia Tech (17-7, 6-5 ACC).


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Live Coverage: #2 Virginia squares off with Florida State

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #2 Virginia (22-1, 11-0 ACC) faces Florida State (17-6, 6-5 ACC). Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.