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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.


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Video: Where does UVA alum Malcolm Brogdon fit in NBA Draft?

UVA alum Malcolm Brogdon is going somewhere in the upcoming 2016 NBA Draft.


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UVA basketball’s Bennett, Brogdon and Gill honored by VaSID

UVA basketball’s Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill were honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association.


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UVA basketball alum Justin Anderson keys Dallas win

UVA basketball alum Justin Anderson put up career highs in points, rebounds and minutes to help Dallas to a key 103-93 win over Memphis on Friday.


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2016 NBA Draft: Where does UVA guard Malcolm Brogdon fit?

The case of UVA senior Malcolm Brogdon shows just how imprecise the science of NBA mock drafting is.


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Justin Anderson keying Dallas Mavericks playoff push

UVA basketball alum Justin Anderson is helping key a playoff push by the Dallas Mavericks.


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Malcolm Brogdon adds Senior CLASS First-Team honor

Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named to the 2015-16 Senior CLASS All-America first team.


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Anthony Gill to compete in Reese’s College All-Star Game

UVA’s Anthony Gill was selected by the National Association for Basketball Coaches to play in the Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game.


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Malcolm Brogdon amed AP First-Team All-American

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named first-team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday (March 29).


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Brogdon earns Wooden All-America honor

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named a 2016 John R. Wooden All-American, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced.


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Malcolm Brogdon named First-Team All-American by NABC

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon was named first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Monday.


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A Final Four missed: But thanks, UVA ’16ers, for what you’ve built

How to make sense of that which seems to make no sense, namely, emotions over a basketball team losing a big game?


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Boeheim’s gamble pays off for Syracuse

London Perrantes connected from three with 9:32 to go to put UVA up 15. Writers were thinking up ledes about how Cavs fans were about to party like it was 1984.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after Elite Eight loss

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Mike Tobey, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 68-62 loss to Syracuse.


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Stunned: Big Syracuse run ends UVA season, 68-62

Top seed UVA led by 14 at the half, 16 early in the second half and 15 with 9:32 to go, but a 25-4 Syracuse run turned the game around and lifted the Orange to a 68-62 win in the Midwest Regional final Sunday night in Chicago.


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Live Blog: UVA faces Syracuse in the Elite Eight

Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham on our live blog as #1 seed Virginia (29-7) faces #10 seed Syracuse (22-13) in the Midwest Regional final Sunday night.


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How does UVA approach the Syracuse 2-3 zone?

UVA has beaten Syracuse in each of the past three seasons, and shot well against the Orange 2-3 zone each time, going over 50 percent from the field twice.


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Press Conference: UVA talks Elite Eight matchup with Syracuse

UVA coach Tony Bennett and a group of Cavs players talk with reporters on the eve of the matchup with Syracuse in the Elite Eight on Sunday.


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Game Notes: Virginia vs. Syracuse in the Elite Eight

No. 1 seed Virginia (29-7) plays No. 10 seed Syracuse (22-13) in the Midwest Regional final of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.


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Game Preview: UVA, Syracuse meet with Final Four berth on the line

UVA played Syracuse more than two months ago. The world was a different place then. For starters, the starters: Jack Salt.


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Monster game for Mike Tobey keys UVA win

Play of the game: and it involves Mike Tobey. Iowa State had cut what had been a 17-pomt UVA lead to seven.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA beats Iowa State with tempo

So, to the theory that UVA would beat Iowa State by strangling the Cyclones with pace, yeah, so much for that.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after Sweet 16 win

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Mike Tobey, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 84-71 win over Iowa State in the Sweet 16.


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Podcast: UVA advances to Elite Eight

Augusta Free Press staffers Chris Graham and Scott German talk UVA basketball with the top seed Cavs advancing to the Elite Eight.


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Elite Eight! Top seed UVA blasts Iowa State, 84-71

UVA jumped out to a 20-5 lead in the opening seven minutes, then held off Georges Niang and Iowa State in an 84-71 win Friday night in the Sweet 16.


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Live Blog: UVA vs. Iowa State in the Sweet 16

No. 1 seed UVA (28-7) plays No. 4 seed Iowa State (23-11) in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 25.


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Sweet 16: Mutual respect between Virginia, Iowa State

Virginia is well aware that Iowa State shoots better than 50 percent from the field. Iowa State is just as aware that Virginia is a Top 5 defense.


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Malcolm Brogdon: The heart of UVA basketball

Sometime in the next two weeks, Malcolm Brogdon will take off his Virginia jersey for the last time. He’s not thinking about that in the here and now.


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UVA, Iowa State both remember sting of NCAA Tournament exits

UVA fans are well-versed in their Cavs’ past two NCAA Tournament losses at the hands of Michigan State.


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Anthony Gill: The soul of Virginia basketball

Anthony Gill brings joy, along with his post scoring, rebounding and interior defense, to Virginia basketball.


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Press Conference: Iowa State ready for UVA in Sweet 16

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm and Cyclones players Georges Niang and Monte Morris talk with reporters on the eve of the Midwest Regional.