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#1 UVa. holds off #5 Pitt, 51-48, to advance to ACC Tournament final

Top seed UVa. seemed ready to run away from #5 Pitt. It ended up being the Wahoo defense that sent the program to its first ACC Tournament final in 20 years.


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Preview: #1 UVa. faces #5 Pitt in ACC Tournament semifinals

No. 1 seed UVa. (26-6) will play No. 5 seed Pittsburgh (25-8) in the 61st Annual ACC Tournament semifinals on Saturday, March 15. Tipoff at Greensboro Coliseum (23,500) is set for 1 p.m.


ACC Tournament monkey: It’s off UVa.’s back now

The ghosts of 1995. As every UVa. basketball fan alive knew all too well, that was the last time a Virginia team won a quarterfinal game in the ACC Tournament.


Interview: UVa.’s Akil Mitchell

UVa. basketball player Akil Mitchell talks with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham after the Cavs’ 64-51 win over Florida State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.


UVa.’s Malcolm Brogdon named to coaches’ All-ACC first team

UVa redshirt sophomore guard Malcolm Brogdon (Norcross, Ga.) was named to the 2013-14 Coaches All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team and senior guard Joe Harris (Chelan, Wash.) was named to the Coaches All-ACC Second Team, announced Monday (March 10).


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#5 UVa. finishes out ACC regular season at Maryland

#5 UVa. (25-5, 16-1 ACC) completes its ACC regular season at Maryland (16-14, 8-9 ACC) on Sunday, March 9. Tipoff at Comcast Center (17,950) is set for 12 p.m. Virginia clinched its sixth ACC regular-season title (second outright) and its second No. 1 seed for the ACC Tournament with its 75-56 win against Syracuse. The Cavaliers and Terrapins will meet for the final time in regular-season action as ACC opponents.


Video: UVa-Syracuse highlights

UVa. locked up the #1 seed for the ACC tournament with a 75-56 win over Syracuse on Saturday. The Cavaliers were led by a Malcolm Brogdon, who finished with 19 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists. Akil Mitchell added 12 points and 9 rebounds. C.J. Fair and Tyler Ennis each had 13 points for the Orange.


Notes, Quotes and Comments: #11 UVa. 75, #4 Syracuse 56

UVa. clinched its sixth ACC regular season title and its second outright ACC regular season title (1981). The Cavaliers’ 19-point margin of victory was the largest over a top-five opponent since an 86-66 win over No. 2 North Carolina on Feb. 25, 2001 at University Hall.


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#11 UVa. battles #4 Syracuse in ACC showdown on Saturday

No. 11 UVa. (24-5, 15-1 ACC) hosts No. 4/5 Syracuse (26-2, 13-2 ACC) in ACC action on Saturday, March 1. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,593) is set for 4 p.m. Virginia can clinch its sixth ACC regular-season title (second outright) and its second No. 1 seed for the ACC Tournament with a win against Syracuse.


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UVa. Postgame: Interviews with Akil Mitchell, London Perrantes, Malcolm Brogdon

Interviews with UVa. players Akil Mitchell, London Perrantes and Malcolm Brogdon following Virginia’s 65-40 win over Miami on Feb. 26.


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#11 UVa. rolls past Miami, 65-40, sets up huge showdown with #4 Syracuse

Miami made it interesting for a half, but #11 UVa. held the Hurricanes to four field goals in a dominating second half en route to posting a 65-4o win Wednesday in Charlottesville, Va.


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#11 UVa. hosts Miami in ACC action on Wednesday

#11 UVa. (23-5, 14-1 ACC) continues its three-game homestand against Miami (14-13, 5-9 ACC) on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,593) is set for 7 p.m.


Notes, Quotes and Comments: #14 UVa. 70, Notre Dame 49

UVa. won its school-record 14th ACC game of the season. UVa becomes the fifth school in ACC history to win 14 ACC games in a season (Duke, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina).


Video: #14 UVa. 70, Notre Dame 49

Virginia pulled away in the 2nd half to beat Notre Dame 70-49 at home on Saturday. Malcolm Brogdon led the Cavaliers with 13 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists. Akil Mitchell added 15 points without missing a single field goal attempt. Pat Connaughton had 11 points for Notre Dame in the loss.


#14 UVa. blitzes Notre Dame, 70-49

#14 UVa. broke open a tight game with an extended 25-0 second-half run to vanquish Notre Dame, 70-49, on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.


Notes, Quotes and Comments: #14 UVa. 57, Virginia Tech 53

UVa. extended its win streak to 10 games, its first 10-game ACC win streak since 1981-82. The Cavaliers posted its school record seventh ACC road win.


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#17 UVa. basketball travels to Clemson on Saturday

#17 UVa. (20-5, 11-1 ACC) plays at Clemson (15-8, 6-5 ACC) in ACC action on Saturday, Feb. 15. Tipoff at Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000) is set for 12 p.m.


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Notes, Quotes and Comments: #17 UVa. 61, Maryland 53

UVa. won its eighth consecutive game, its longest ACC win streak since 1982-83. The Cavaliers’ 11-1 record marks their best ACC start since opening the 1981-82 season 12-1 in league play


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#20 UVa. rallies, blisters Georgia Tech, 64-45

Georgia Tech was a tough out, but #20 UVa. held the Yellow Jackets without a field goal for the final 9:52 to fuel a game-ending 22-1 run in posting a 64-45 win Saturday in Atlanta.


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UVa. coasts past Boston College, 77-67

#20 UVa. jumped out to a 20-5 lead in the opening 10 minutes, then coasted, perhaps a bit too much, in defeating Boston College 77-67 Wednesday night in Charlottesville, Va.