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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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UVA-NC State game for Wednesday off: COVID-19 issues for the Pack

Virginia is back on the other side of a COVID-19 postponement, this time because N.C. State is having to take a pause.

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Inside the Numbers: Virginia, now, is a national title contender

Start of the day Saturday, KenPom had Virginia going 12-6 in the ACC, finishing the regular season 16-8. End of the day: the algorithm has the ‘Hoos favored to win out.

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Virginia 85, Clemson 50: This was the UVA team you thought you’d see

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.

George Mason

Second half surge leads Rhode Island past George Mason

A strong second-half performance from Rhode Island pushed the host Rams past George Mason, 80-60, Saturday afternoon inside the Ryan Center.

VCU

VCU announces schedule changes for St. Bonaventure, Richmond games

VCU Men’s Basketball has moved up its road contest against St. Bonaventure to Wednesday, Jan. 20 in Olean, N.Y. at 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. That game was originally scheduled for Feb. 17.

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Scott German: Virginia keeps the foot on the pedal, fueling huge win

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 .

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Unbeaten Winthrop keeps streak alive at Longwood’s expense, 70-50

For a second straight night, Longwood clamped down on Winthrop’s Big South-leading offense. However, the Eagles once again found another way to win and keep their undefeated season alive.

No. 2 Hayden Hidlay (NCSU) dec. No. 16 Justin McCoy 6-3

Wrestling: Virginia drops ACC opener to No. 4 NC State

Virginia Wrestling opened ACC competition with a 23-9 loss to #4 N.C. State on Friday at Mem Gym.

soccer

UVA Soccer alums Gorzak, Torres selected in 2021 NWSL Draft

A pair of UVA women’s soccer players were taken in the 2021 NWSL Draft on Wednesday: midfielder Taryn Torres and forward Alissa Gorzak.

UVA women’s basketball

UVA women’s basketball cancels remainder of 2020-2021 season

Continued injury issues and an accumulation of missed games due to COVID-19 protocols finally forced the hand of Virginia Athletics with respect to the 2020-2021 UVA women’s basketball season.

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Jay Huff takes a charge: You know, he also scored 18, hit four threes

Jay Huff brought Tony Bennett to his feet, moments after his fourth three of the first half, and, no, it wasn’t the three that got Bennett’s juices flowing.

VCU

VCU gets back on track with 84-77 win at George Washington

Sophomore guard Bones Hyland led four Rams in double-figures, and VCU forced 23 turnovers in an 84-77 win at George Washington on Wednesday.

football

Scott German: Now that the college football season is over, was it worth it?

Monday night in Miami Beach, the 2020 college football season ended just as many a year ago thought it would – with Alabama winning the national championship.

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Claeys announces retirement: Fuente names Tech alum Jack Tyler new LB coach

Tracy Claeys has stepped down as linebackers coach at Virginia Tech, and head coach Justin Fuente has already found his replacement – Jack Tyler, who had served the past two seasons as Tech’s defensive quality control coach.

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Richmond hoops back on COVID-19 pause: UR-VCU game postponed

The VCU-Richmond game, scheduled for Saturday, at the Robins Center, has been postponed, due to recent COVID-19 testing results and contact tracing within the Spiders’ program.

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#19 Virginia Tech outplays #20 Duke, wins Top 25 matchup, 74-67

Virginia Tech just beat Duke, which, yeah, headline there, right. Third win this season over an AP Top 25. Mike Young has himself a good-looking squad down there in Blacksburg.

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Liberty Football finishes in Top 25 in both national polls

Liberty finished the 2020 season ranked 17th in the AP poll and 18th in the coaches poll, marking the first time the program has ever finished a season ranked in either poll.

ACC football

Three ACC alums elected to College Football Hall of Fame

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced Monday the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Class, which includes three representatives from ACC schools.

longwood athletics

Wade, Lancers come alive in second half as Longwood tops Campbell, 78-69

Riding a career-high 22 points from junior guard DeShaun Wade, Longwood (3-11, 2-6 Big South) outscored Campbell 50-33 after halftime to overcome a 12-point deficit and pull away to a 78-69 win Sunday evening at Willett Hall.