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Press Conference: UVA basketball players London Perrantes and Justin Anderson

UVA basketball players London Perrantes and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs were upset 69-63 by #4 Duke on Saturday. Perrantes had seven points and five assists in the loss. Anderson had 11 points and five rebounds.


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Big day at UVA: All’s well, even if it doesn’t end well

What a fun day it was at JPJ. Until about 8:50 p.m. or so. UVA fans packed the John Paul Jones Arena – twice – on Saturday. ESPN College GameDay was a zoo. The kid made the halfcourt shot!


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Game Notes: Second-ranked UVA hosts #4 Duke

Second-ranked UVA (19-0, 7-0 ACC) hosts No. 4 Duke (17-3, 4-3 ACC) in ACC action on Saturday (Jan. 31). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game is sold out.


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UVA. Duke. Need more?

Will Saturday’s game between second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke be the biggest game in Virginia basketball history? Augusta Free Press UVA beat writers Scott German and Chris Graham debate the topic as UVA Sports Today host Jeff Fife joins in to help preview the clash of the ACC titans.


Chris Graham: My All-ACC Teams

All-ACC First Team Mike Scott, Virginia Tyler Zeller, North Carolina Harrison Barnes, North Carolina John Henson, North Carolina Terrell Stoglin, Maryland   Second Team Erick Green, Virginia Tech Austin Rivers, Duke Michael Snaer, Florida State Lorenzo Brown, NC State C.j. Leslie, NC State   Third Team Durand Scott, Miami Bernard James, Florida State Seth Curry, […]


Chris Graham: Ain’t never gonna happen

Teams not named Duke or North Carolina are never going to get a fair shake in ACC basketball. That’s not whining or lamenting; that’s describing reality. It’s OK. We get it. The Duke-Carolina binary system is the linchpin of the ACC’s marketing efforts. In spite of the best John Swofford and the other suits in […]


Surprise: You’d love Coach K

I warned my wife before we got in the car. “You’re going to love Coach K after this,” I said as we made our way over to the UVa.-Duke game in February. I had an extra press pass for the game, and my wife, a Virginia Tech grad, had never seen Duke in person. Figuring […]


Surprise! You’d love Coach K

I warned my wife before we got in the car. “You’re going to love Coach K after this,” I said as we made our way over to the UVa.-Duke game in February. I had an extra press pass for the game, and my wife, a Virginia Tech grad, had never seen Duke in person. Figuring […]


Hokies' ACC run ends

An Erick Green layup at the 18-minute mark brought Virginia Tech within six, but an 11-2 Duke run pushed the lead back into double figures to stay as the #2-seeded Blue Devils topped the #6 seed Hokies 77-63 on Saturday in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. About 16 hours after an emotional 52-51 victory over Florida […]


Tech rallies, upsets #1 Duke, boosts NCAA resume

A Terrell Bell three-pointer tied the game with 4:40 to go and propelled a 17-7 game-ending run that lifted Virginia Tech to a 64-60 upset of top-ranked Duke before a frenzied Saturday-night crowd at Cassell Coliseum. Tech (19-8, 9-5 ACC) had led most of the first half, but Duke (26-3, 12-2 ACC) closed to within […]


Duke D dominates Cavs

An 11-0 first-half run gave Duke control, and the Blue Devils put the clamp down on Virginia in the second half en route to a 56-41 win in Charlottesville Wednesday. A packed house at the John Paul Jones Arena was abuzz after an early 8-0 UVa. run gave Virginia a 12-7 lead at the 13-minute […]


Winners and Losers: Duke, the ACC, Rex Ryan

LOSER: Duke ain’t all that good Continuing in the mode of saying it like it is. The loss to Florida State on the road is one thing. Winning on the road in the ACC is never easy, and FSU has a solid ballclub this year. Having to rally to beat a depleted Virginia team at […]


Live Blog: UVa. vs. Duke

Moderated by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net    ACCVirginia.com is live at the John Paul Jones Arena for tonight’s men’s basketball game between the University of Virginia (14-12, 5-8 ACC) and #5 Duke (24-4, 11-2 ACC). The opening tip is scheduled for 7:45 p.m. The game is being broadcast on Fox SportsNet. Editor Chris Graham is courtside […]


Evans scores 31, but Dukes fall at Duke

#7 Blue Devils hand JMU first loss Staff Report JMU sports: www.jmusports.com James Madison junior guard Dawn Evans (Clarksville, Tenn./Northeast) scored 31 points but the No. 24/25-ranked Dukes lost 79-65 at No. 7 Duke in women’s basketball Friday evening at Cameron Indoor Stadium. JMU, which lost for the first time in eight games, now has […]