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George Mason

George Mason rallies past Saint Joseph’s, wins in 2OTs, 87-85

George Mason is now two-for-two in double overtime games this A-10 season after an 87-85 triumph over Saint Joseph’s Wednesday night inside EagleBank Arena.

longwood athletics

Big South softball coaches pick Longwood among league favorites in 2021

Give-time Big South champion Longwood was picked to finish third in the conference race in 2021, and received three first-place votes from the league’s eight head coaches.

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Longwood dispatches High Point, 67-54, to complete mid-week sweep

Longwood clamped down on the defensive end once again and used a runaway second half to deal High Point a 67-54 loss and complete a regular-season sweep Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.

VCU

Dominant second half lifts St. Bonaventure past VCU, 70-56

Sophomore Bones Hyland provided a team-high 16 points, but a dominant second-half performance by St. Bonaventure pushed the Bonnies past VCU, 70-56, Wednesday night.

Owayne Owens

UVA’s Owayne Owens named ACC Men’s Co-Field Performer of the Week

Virginia jumper Owayne Owens was named the ACC Men’s Co-Field Performer of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday (Jan. 20).

odu

ODU Football adds transfers from Power 5, UCF

Old Dominion University football coach Ricky Rahne announced the addition of five transfers on Tuesday, including Trey Blount, D’Vion Harris, Tyran Hunt, Robert Kennedy and Darriel Mack. 

Liberty

Liberty Baseball announces spring 2021 schedule

The Liberty baseball team has unveiled a schedule for 2021 that currently has 23 games at Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium.

kihei clark clemson

Is Virginia starting to get things moving in the right direction?

It took a while – longer, certainly, than Tony Bennett might have expected – for Virginia to figure itself out.

richmond basketball

Richmond basketball cleared to resume activities after COVID-19 pause

All members of the Richmond men’s basketball team have been cleared to resume team activities, the school announced on Wednesday.

basketball

Richmond Area Honda Dealers taking over as title sponsor of Capital City Classic

Richmond Area Honda Dealers will be the new title sponsor of the Capital City Classic, Richmond Athletics and VCU Athletics announced jointly Tuesday.

longwood athletics

Longwood continues streak of recent success at home with 75-54 rout of High Point

Sparked by 21 points from redshirt junior Juan Munoz, Longwood cruised past High Point 75-54 Tuesday night in Willett Hall to extend their win streak in the series to six straight dating back to the 2018 Big South Championship tournament.

golf

UVA Men’s Golf wraps Camp Creek Seminole Invitational, finishing ninth

Freshman George Duangmanee shot a final-round 71 to lead the Virginia men’s golf team at the Camp Creek Seminole Invitational on Tuesday, but the Cavaliers finished ninth in the 10-team season-opening event.

basketball

Tony Bennett on UVA alums in NBA: ‘It brings me such joy’

For years, UVA basketball fans had Roger Mason Jr., and that was it. Then we got Mike Scott. Their careers overlapped for two seasons – from 2012-2014. Nowadays, you need NBA League Pass on the TV and mobile to keep up with everybody.

tony bennett

Casual Fridays on the sidelines: UVA’s Tony Bennett weighs in

My sportswriting partner-in-crime, Scott German, isn’t a fan of Casual Fridays, and the fact that they have been extended indefinitely in college basketball this season – let’s just say that poor Scott almost lost his mind when Mike Brey coached an ACC game in shorts.

Jake Keating

UVA’s Jake Keating named ACC Wrestler of the Week

Virginia redshirt junior Jake Keating has been named the ACC Wrestler of the Week after his impressive win in last Friday night’s matchup of nationally-ranked competitors at 165 pounds.

acc basketball

COVID-19 pause for Boston College leads to postponement with Virginia Tech

The ACC announced today that the Boston College at Virginia Tech men’s basketball game scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed.

Liberty

Liberty’s Demario Douglas named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team

Liberty’s Demario Douglas was selected to the 2020 Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team.

VMI Athletics

Second-half surge lifts ETSU over VMI

A program record 16 three-pointers by host ETSU lifted the Bucs past VMI by a 92-81 score in a Southern Conference rescheduled game Monday night at Freedom Hall in Johnson City.

golf

Jimmie Massie leads UVA in second round of Camp Creek Seminole Invitational

The Virginia men’s golf team moved up two spots on the leaderboard to eighth place after the second round of play at the Camp Creek Seminole Invitational in Watersound, Fla.

De’Andre Hunter

De’Andre Hunter goes for 25 in Atlanta win on MLK Day

De’Andre Hunter had 25 points to lead Atlanta to a 108-97 win over Minnesota in a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday matinee Monday.

tony bennett

Tony Bennett on 2021 season: ‘We’re just going to plow forward’

When the news came down on Sunday that #13 Virginia’s game with N.C. State on Wednesday was off due to COVID-19 issues in the Pack program, there was likely work going on behind the scenes to try to find the ‘Hoos a sort of a makeup game for mid-week.

tyrece radford

Virginia Tech’s Tyrece Radford named ACC Co-Player of the Week

Virginia Tech guard Tyrece Radford was named ACC Co-Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office Monday.

Brandon Staley

Former JMU DC Brandon Staley named head coach of Los Angeles Chargers

A comment on my YouTube channel reminded me that I had a touch a few years ago with the new head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers, Brandon Staley.

liberty basketball

Liberty Baseball announces ASUN Conference schedule

Liberty’s ASUN Conference spring baseball schedule features 24 conference contests. The Flames will play home-and-home ASUN series against Bellarmine, North Alabama, and Kennesaw State, along with a three-game home series against Lipscomb.

stephanie roby emu athletics

EMU hires Stephanie Roby as athletics trainer

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Stephanie Roby as athletics trainer. Her first day will be Jan. 18.