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Beekman, Clark key UVA down the stretch: ‘Hoos defeat Louisville, 64-52

Virginia jumped out to a 19-point first-half lead, Louisville got as close as four in the second half, but the ‘Hoos got stops and key buckets down the stretch on their way to a 64-52 win Monday night in JPJ.

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Live Coverage: Virginia hosts Louisville on ACC Big Monday

Virginia (11-8, 5-4 ACC) hosts Louisville (11-8, 5-4 ACC) in an ACC Big Monday contest on Monday. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.

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Virginia Baseball: ‘Hoos ranked fifth in Baseball America preseason poll

Virginia is ranked No. 5 in the Baseball America preseason poll for the second straight year.


The Wrld on GCW Review: Fun show, with lots of issues

The lineup featuring AEW stars Jon Moxley and Ruby Soho, plus the lure of whoever would answer the open challenge of The Briscoes, got me to pull the trigger on ordering The Wrld on GCW 2022 Sunday night.

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Women’s Basketball: Virginia falls 57-48 at No. 21 Duke

Virginia suffered a 57-48 loss at No. 21 Duke on Sunday at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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Podcast: Virginia, Louisville get ready for Big Monday

Chris Graham breaks down the matchups to watch in the upcoming Big Monday game between Virginia and Louisville.

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Matchups: Virginia, Louisville both have short turnaround for Big Monday

Louisville has lost four of its last five, most recently falling 82-70 to Notre Dame in the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday.

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George Mason wins rock fight with A-10 leader Dayton, 50-49

George Mason opened an important three-game A-10 homestand with a 50-49 triumph over league power Dayton on Saturday night inside EagleBank Arena.

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Hill’s heroics cap Longwood rally to stay unbeaten in Big South

Justin Hill scored Longwood’s final six points in a thrilling finish, including the go-ahead and-one with 3.7 seconds to play to give Longwood a 71-70 win.

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Podcast: Postgame analysis of NC State’s win over Virginia

Chris Graham offers analysis and commentary on Virginia’s 77-63 loss at NC State.

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Williams, stifling D key for VCU in 70-54 win over Saint Joseph’s

Senior forward Vince Williams Jr. tied a career-high with 21 points, and VCU forced 27 turnovers on the way to a 70-54 win over Saint Joseph’s Saturday at the Siegel Center.

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NC State dominates the paint, cruises past Virginia, 77-63

NC State softened up Virginia with nine first-half threes, then went to work at the rim in the second half, on the way to a 77-63 win that wasn’t nearly as close as the score makes it out to be.

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Boston College from early double-digit deficit, knocks off Virginia Tech, 68-63

The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team failed to make it three wins in a row in conference play on Saturday, falling 68-63 at Boston College in ACC play.

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Giants manager Gabe Kapler joins Squirrels for Winter Warm-Up

San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler will join the Richmond Flying Squirrels for a Winter Warm-Up Zoom event presented by Segra on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

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Podcast: Pregame look at UVA-NC State, and more

Chris Graham breaks down the key matchups in tomorrow’s UVA-NC State hoops clash. Also: news on Virginia’s spring game, and we’re a month away from baseball’s opening day.

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Virginia will actually have a spring football game: Thanks, Tony Elliott!

It’s been so long since Virginia had an actual spring football game that I can’t remember being at one.

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Game Notes: Virginia travels to NC State for key ACC matchup

Virginia (11-7, 5-3 ACC) travels to NC State (9-10, 2-6 ACC) for an ACC contest on Saturday. Tipoff at PNC Arena is set for 4 p.m.  

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Breaking down Virginia, NC State ahead of Saturday matchup in Raleigh

NC State has three sensational basketball talents, and nothing in terms of cohesion, identifiable style, approach, anything resembling structure.

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Women’s Basketball: Virginia falls at #20 UNC, 61-52

Virginia fell 61-52 at No. 20 North Carolina on Thursday at Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Liberty Athletics announces Williams Stadium expansion plans

Liberty Athletics announced Thursday that it will be making several renovations to Williams Stadium prior to the 2022 season.

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Podcast: Breaking down Virginia’s NCAA Tournament chances

Chris Graham dives deep into NET, KPI, BPI, but at the end of the day, all you want to know is: does Virginia have a chance to earn an NCAA Tournament at-large bid? (Yes.)

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Elliott finishes Virginia football coaching staff with two hires

Virginia football coach Tony Elliott has completed his staff, announcing Thursday the hires of Curome Cox, who will coach defensive backs, and Taylor Lamb, who will serve as QBs coach.

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How Virginia can earn itself an NCAA Tournament at-large bid

Virginia has rebounded a bit from the dispiriting opening-game loss at home to Navy, sitting at this writing at 11-7 overall and 5-3 in the ACC, a game and a half out of first place.

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It wasn’t pretty, or was it? Virginia grinds down Pitt, 66-61

My eyes maybe were playing tricks possibly. The game just didn’t have a good look, but in the end, Virginia notched a hard-fought ACC road win over Pitt, 66-61, Wednesday night.

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This Reece Beekman is the best two-way player in the ACC

I’ve been writing for two years that, if only Reece Beekman could find a jumper, he’d be among the elite players in the ACC. Don’t want to jinx him here, but I think he’s found his jumper.