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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players on Cavs’ win over North Carolina

UVA coach Tony Bennett and Virginia players Devon Hall, Isaiah Wilkins, Ty Jerome and DeAndre Hunter talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 61-49 win over North Carolina.

No Isaiah Wilkins: But UVA has fared well without its defensive ace

UVA forward Isaiah Wilkins is the best defensive player in the ACC. The writers didn’t vote him so, but writers are ink-stained wretches.

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Isaiah Wilkins keys recent run for #7 Virginia

If you’re looking for a reason why seventh-ranked Virginia is back among the nation’s elite, you could do worse than looking at sophomore forward Isaiah Wilkins.

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Virginia gets boost from Isaiah Wilkins

Isaiah Wilkins helped set the defensive tone for Virginia early on Saturday in his first start since a 70-68 loss at Virginia Tech on Jan. 4.

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Isaiah Wilkins: The glue that binds #5 Virginia

Isaiah Wilkins had another Isaiah Wilkins game for #5 Virginia in its win over Oakland Wednesday night.

Unsung heroes: Reuter, Wilkins play key roles for #5 Virginia in big win

London Perrantes and Malcolm Brogdon, usual suspects, hit the big shots for fifth-ranked Virginia in the final minute of a 63-62 overtime win over Cal.

Video: Inside UVA Basketball Media Day

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham interviews UVA basketball players Malcolm Brogdon, Evan Nolte, Isaiah Wilkins, Devon Hall and Marial Shayok to talk about the upcoming 2015-2016 basketball season.

What is up with UVA forward Anthony Gill?

Remember back when Anthony Gill was dominating Davidson en route to scoring a season-high 25 points in a UVA win on Dec. 30?

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Video: UVA basketball player Isaiah Wilkins

UVA basketball player Isaiah Wilkins talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs defeated Georgia Tech, 57-28, on Jan. 22.

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Key to #2 UVA basketball title chances: Freshman Isaiah Wilkins?

UVA freshman forward Isaiah Wilkins didn’t even get off the bench in the second-ranked Cavs’ first two ACC games, wins at Miami and at home against N.C. State.

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Isaiah Wilkins getting more minutes for #2 UVA

UVA freshman forward Isaiah Wilkins hadn’t played in several games before he heard his name called Saturday at Notre Dame.

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Video: UVA basketball player Isaiah Wilkins on Clemson win

UVA basketball player Isaiah Wilkins talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs’ 65-42 win over Clemson on Jan. 13, 2015.

#2 UVA basketball: And there’s room for improvement for Cavs?

UVA has hit a new high in the post-Ralph Sampson years with the #2 rankings in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls this week. But is there actually room for improvement for the Cavs?

First semester grades: How is UVA basketball doing at the break?

UVA basketball began the 2014-2015 season ranked in the Top 10. So you probably expected the ‘Hoos to be 9-0 and ranked fifth. It wasn’t a hard road there, but neither was it a given.

#9 UVA basketball defeats overmatched South Carolina State, 75-55

Ninth-ranked UVA got 17 points apiece from Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson en route to an easy 75-55 win over an overmatched South Carolina State Tuesday night.

Scott German: UVA basketball business-like in opening victory at JMU

Having observed the three-month long train wreck that has been Virginia football this season, the business-like 79-51 win by the UVA men’s basketball team over JMU was just fine.

Early UVA run takes JMU home crowd out of the game in 79-51 win

The JMU Convocation Center was as hyped as it will ever be for the visit by eighth-ranked UVA Friday night. And then, in a flash, it was a lot of people who wanted to be amped otherwise sitting on their hands.

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Video: Interviews with UVA players after 79-51 win at JMU

Interviews with UVA basketball players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill and Isaiah Wilkins following the eighth-ranked Cavs’ 79-51 win at JMU in Harrisonburg, Va., on Nov. 14, 2014.

Fuel to the fire: No respect for defending ACC champ UVA

UVA basketball fans might have worried that the program might be due a letdown after a breakthrough 2013-2014 season. What coach Tony Bennett asks his players to do is hard.

UVA basketball ranked ninth in AP preseason college basketball poll

Defending ACC champ UVA starts the 2014-2015 season ranked ninth in the preseason Associated Press Top 25. The Cavaliers are one of four ACC teams ranked in the preseason Top 10.