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UConn holds off late UVA rally, wins 10-9 to even series

Fifth-ranked Virginia got the tying run to third base in the bottom of the ninth, but was unable to knot the score, in a 10-9 loss to UConn at Disharoon Park on Saturday.

#21 Virginia walks off Boston College, takes weekend series

No. 21 Virginia (12-7, 3-3 ACC) scored three runs in the bottom of the 10th inning as part of a 10-9 series-clinching victory over Boston College (7-10, 2-4 ACC) at Disharoon Park.

Career day for Daniel Lynch in 7-3 UVA win

No. 21 Virginia (12-7, 2-3 ACC) erupted for a five-run, seventh inning and junior Daniel Lynch (Henrico, Va.) turned in a career-day on the mound in a 7-3 victory over Boston College (7-9, 2-3 ACC). The win sets up a rubber match on Sunday (March 18) at Disharoon Park.

Men’s lacrosse: No. 7 UVA falls late at No. 4 Notre Dame, 9-7

The No. 7 Virginia Cavaliers (6-2, 0-2 ACC) dropped a heartbreaker against the No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-1, 1-ACC) on Saturday evening, 9-7, at Arlotta Stadium. The Cavaliers played catch-up most of the game after the Fighting Irish were up 4-0 only 4:38 into the game.

Women’s basketball: Virginia faces South Carolina in NCAA Second Round

The No. 10 seed Virginia women’s basketball team (19-13) will face No. 2 Seed South Carolina (27-6) in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday, March 18 at 9 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena.

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Virginia basketball will be better for this: But it’s going to hurt for a long time

The critics who couldn’t wait for Virginia to lose in the NCAA Tournament because of their deep-seated belief that Tony Bennett’s system can’t win in March are having their moment right now.

History: #1 Virginia stunned by #16 seed UMBC

History was made Friday night in Charlotte, as #1 Virginia became the first top seed to lose to a #16 seed. Maryland Baltimore County opened the second half on a 17-3 run, and led by double digits for the last 16:23 in a 74-54 final.

Baseball: #21 Virginia hosts Boston College in ACC weekend series

No. 21 Virginia (11-6, 1-2 ACC) will play its first home Atlantic Coast Conference series this weekend when it hosts Boston College (6-8, 1-2 ACC) at Disharoon Park. The series opener is scheduled for Friday (March 16) at 4 p.m. 

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Virginia only goes eight-deep: That’s not a lot, right?

I read an article from a guy trying to break down what #1 Virginia will do to account for the absence of sixth man De’Andre Hunter, and the writer seemed to think that UVA coach Tony Bennett was unique in going with an only eight-man rotation.

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Pregame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, players talk NCAA Tournament

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and UVA players Devon Hall, Isaiah Wilkins, De’Andre Hunter and Jack Salk talk with reporters in advance of the Cavaliers’ opening game in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

Walk-off sac fly lifts #21 UVA past JMU, 3-2

Freshman Tanner Morris (Crozet, Va.) delivered a bases loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 3-2 walk-off Virginia win over James Madison (10-7). The Cavaliers improved to 11-6 overall and 4-1 midweek contests this season.

Women’s basketball: Virginia faces Cal on Friday in NCAA Tournament

The 10-seed Virginia women’s basketball team (18-13) will face seven-seed California (21-10) in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 16 at 5 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena.

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Game Notes: #1 seed Virginia faces #16 UMBC in South Region

No. 1 overall seed Virginia (31-2) plays No. 16 seed UMBC (24-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 16 in Charlotte, N.C. Tipoff at Spectrum Center (20,200) is set for approximately 9:20 p.m.


Six Virginia airports to share $4.94 million to improve services

The Virginia Aviation Board approved nearly $5 million to support construction, maintenance and system enhancement projects at six airports across Virginia. 


Northam announces Virginia as recipient of Smart Cities Grant

Virginia was been selected as a recipient of a 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant. The grant program, administered by the Smart Cities Council, sought applications from across North America and selected communities that are looking to apply new smart technologies to improve community livability, workability, sustainability, and resilience.

February 2018 general fund revenue collections up 10.9 percent

Virginia state revenues increased 10.9 percent in February, Gov. Ralph Northam announced today. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 6.2 percent, ahead of the annual forecast of 3.4 percent growth.

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Game Preview: #1 Virginia takes on UMBC in South Region opening round

A top seed has never lost to a #16. No pressure there as #1 Virginia prepares to face Maryland-Baltimore County on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Women’s basketball: Virginia earns NCAA Tournament at-large bid

The Virginia women’s basketball team (18-13) earned an at-large bid to 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament, as announced Monday night (March 12) by the selection committee.

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Inside the Numbers: UNC did a lot of what it wanted, and Virginia still won

North Carolina shot 40 percent from three-point range, cut its turnovers by more than half from its Jan. 6 loss at Virginia, got 20 points from Luke Maye, who had six in that early-season 61-49 loss, held the ‘Hoos to 42 percent shooting.

No. 19 Virginia splits Saturday doubleheader at Duke

A standout pitching performance by Daniel Lynch (Henrico, Va.) helped No. 19 Virginia (10-6, 1-2 ACC) to a 3-0 victory over Duke (12-3, 2-1 ACC) in game one of a Saturday doubleheader. The Blue Devils produced a 3-2 walk-off win in the nightcap to capture the weekend series.

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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, players talk ACC Tournament Championship

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and UVA players Isaiah Wilkins, Devon Hall and Kyle Guy talk with reporters after the ‘Hoos defeated North Carolina, 71-63, on Saturday to win the ACC Tournament Championship.

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Virginia wins third ACC Tournament title: ‘Hoos defeats UNC, 71-63

An 11-3 run broke open a close game, and top-ranked Virginia closed out North Carolina by hitting on 10-of-12 free throws in the final 1:57, in winning the program’s third ACC Tournament title, 71-63, Saturday in Brooklyn.

Men’s lacrosse: No. 9 UVA triumphant at Stony Brook, 15-14

No. 9 Virginia (6-1) sweeps its New York road trip, as the Cavaliers outlast the Stony Brook Seawolves (1-5) on Saturday afternoon, 15-14, at LaValle Stadium. Michael Kraus led UVA with 10 points on five goals and five assists as the Cavaliers move to 12-0 all-time against the Long Island school.

Women’s lacrosse: No. 6 Virginia falls 13-9 to No. 5 North Carolina

The No. 6 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (5-1, 1-1 ACC) suffered its first loss of the season, falling 13-9 to No. 5 North Carolina (4-2, 1-0 ACC) on Saturday (March 10) at Klöckner Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.

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Game Preview: #1 Virginia, potential #1 seed North Carolina face off for ACC Tournament title

#1 Virginia and #11 North Carolina played once this season, way back on Jan. 6, an eternity ago in basketball time. How long ago was it?