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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.

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#20 UVa. basketball hosts Boston College on Wednesday

No. 20/21 UVa. (17-5, 8-1 ACC) hosts Boston College (6-15, 2-6 ACC) in ACC action on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,593) is set for 7 p.m.

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Last-second three lifts UVa. to 48-45 win at #18 Pitt

Malcolm Brogdon drained a three-pointer with four-tenths of a second left to lift UVa. to a 48-45 win at #18 Pitt Sunday afternoon.

Chris Graham: UVa.’s London Perrantes, Akil Mitchell, Joe Harris

The difference between the middling 9-4 non-conference UVa. basketball team and the team that is 5-1 in the ACC is clear: London Perrantes.

Torrid UVa. men’s basketball blasts North Carolina, 76-61

UVa. broke open a close game with a 12-2 run to close out the first half, and blasted reeling North Carolina 76-61 in Charlottesville Monday night.

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Virginia men’s basketball hosts Florida State in ACC action on Saturday

Virginia (12-5, 3-1 ACC) begins its three-game homestand against Florida State (12-4, 3-1 ACC) on Saturday, Jan. 18. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,593) is set for 12 p.m.


Late Virginia rally falls short in 69-65 loss at Duke

An 11-0 Virginia run erased an 11-point Duke lead, but the Blue Devils took the lead for good on a three-pointer from the left corner by Rasheed Sulaimon with 18.6 seconds left, and held on for a 69-65 win Monday night in Durham.

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Chris Graham: The unlikely UVa. basketball turnaround

Tennesse 87, Virginia 52. Seems like an eternity ago, doesn’t it? UVa. left Knoxville beaten, battered, one of the bigger disappointments in college basketball.

UVa. basketball romps over NC State, 76-45

UVa. led 21-4 at the 11:14 first-half media timeout. Somehow, things then got worse for NC State. Virginia shot 60 percent in the first half and held the Wolfpack to 28.9 percent shooting for the game en route to an easy 76-45 win in Raleigh Saturday.

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UVa. men’s basketball travels to NC State on Saturday

UVa. (11-4) plays at NC State (11-4) in ACC action on Saturday, Jan. 11. Tipoff at PNC Arena (19,700) is set for 5 p.m. The Virginia-NC State game will be televised on ESPN2 and online at WatchESPN.com.

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Virginia holds off Florida State rally, wins 62-50

Virginia led by as many as 22 points, then held off a late Florida State rally, to win its ACC opener, 62-50, on Saturday. The Cavs (10-4, 1-0 ACC) only got two minutes out of leading scorer Joe Harris, who left after suffering a possible concussion early in the first half. UVa. also struggled mightily from the foul line, making just 18 of its 33 attempts from the charity stripe.