Clemson hit its first shot, didn’t make its next for 12 minutes, trailed Virginia 29-5 with five minutes to go in the first half, and … it got worse.
OK, Clemson, the 12th-ranked team in the nation hadn’t played since Jan. 5, forced to take a pause because of a positive COVID-19 test. The Tigers, before the pause, had a three-game win streak .
Casey Morsell, a four-star prep recruit, the centerpiece of the UVA recruiting class a year ago, struggled so, so mightily a year ago.
Top 50 recruit Reece Beekman has, quickly, earned the trust of UVA coach Tony Bennett, who used the 6’3” freshman point guard for 37 minutes in each of the Cavaliers’ ACC wins last week.
UVA alum Michelle Cusimano Vachris has been selected as a 2021 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award recipient.
OK, so, the bad. Nate Laszewski lit up the UVA defense for 28 points, and Juwan Durham had 19, and each had 11 shots from the field.
Everything you know about Gonzaga is based on what you thought you saw in the first half of the 99-88 win over then-#3 Iowa last weekend. Breathe. Because that 10-of-16 effort from behind the arc isn’t what Gonzaga is.
Tony Bennett isn’t telling you his team can’t possibly beat mighty Gonzaga. It’s a Tony Bennett thing – just the humility talking.
Nine fourth- and fifth-year members of the UVA Football team are returning for 2021 – and some interesting names are among those coming back for an extra year of eligibility.
VCU will host in-state and former conference rival James Madison on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.
UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall has landed his top-rated recruiting class since arriving on Grounds in 2015, ranking in the Top 30 classes in the nation with Rivals, 247Sports and ESPN.
The pause for defending national champion Virginia will continue through the holidays.
Steven Peoples, rumbling in the red zone inside of two minutes to go, fumbled at the Tech 5, stripped by Joey Blount, who, for a moment, was the only person anywhere near the ball as it bounded into the end zone.
“Beat Tech!” was the mantra in 2018, and UVA coach Bronco Mendenhall conceded later that maybe he had overdone it a bit, putting so much into that one game, especially in light of how things turned out.
Any other year, it’s a given that a college football team wants to go bowling. But in 2020? After months basically in quarantine just to play? Eh …
Virginia-Virginia Tech and #17 UNC-#10 Miami highlight the coming weekend in ACC Football.
Tony Bennett is usually so prompt with postgame media that he almost gets to the podium before the writers and squawkers are ready to begin peppering him with questions.
Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente announced Thursday that linebacker Dax Hollifield will wear Frank Beamer’s No. 25 jersey on Saturday in Tech’s contest vs. No. 4 Clemson.
Vegas has installed Virginia as around a touchdown favorite over Boston College heading into this weekend’s pivotal ACC matchup, but, I dunno, I’m not sure I’m seeing it – not a touchdown difference, anyway.
Redshirt freshman Kadin Shedrick, still recovering from a bout of mono that caused him to drop 25 pounds in October, had a career-high 12 points in 17 minutes in #15 Virginia’s 76-51 win over Saint Francis on Tuesday.
Looks like the ACC listened to Bronco Mendenhall’s advice on COVID-19 protocols.
AFP editor Chris Graham reports from the John Paul Arena as #15 Virginia faces off with Saint Francis.
Virginia Tech redshirt junior Keve Aluma was named the ACC Player of the Week for the opening week of the 2020-2021 season.
Virginia Tech, after a big win over then-#3 Villanova, and Richmond, after a big win over then-#10 Kentucky, are newbies in this week’s Associated Press Top 25.
Tony Bennett, with a national championship on his resume, knows a college basketball season is a marathon, not a sprint.