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GameDay Blog: #8 UVA basketball hosts Norfolk State

The eighth-ranked UVA basketball team opens its 2014-2015 home schedule Sunday at 7 p.m. against in-state foe Norfolk State. Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville is at 7 p.m. Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham for live updates from courtside.


#8 UVA basketball hosts Norfolk State in home opener on Sunday

#8 UVA (1-0) hosts Norfolk State (1-0) in its home opener on Sunday (Nov. 16). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m. The Cavaliers have won their last 17 home-opening contests.


UVA women’s basketball opens with 87-82 win over Ohio State

The UVA women’s basketball team (1-0) opened the 2014-15 season with an 87-82 victory over Ohio State (0-1) on Friday (Nov. 14) at John Paul Jones Arena.


UVA women’s soccer earns #2 seed in NCAA Tournament

The UVA women’s soccer team received a No. 2 seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament and will open play at home on Friday as it hosts High Point.


Catching up with UVA basketball legend Sean Singletary

Sean Singletary’s jersey hangs in the rafters at the John Paul Jones Arena, but he hasn’t been back for a game at his old stomping grounds since graduating in 2008.


UVA men’s soccer to host Virginia Tech Wednesday in ACC Tournament

The No. 21 UVA men’s soccer team will play host to Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 5) at Klöckner Stadium in a first-round match in the 2014 ACC Championship.


UVA men’s basketball games vs. Wake Forest, Virginia Tech sold out

Single-game tickets for UVA men’s basketball home games against Wake Forest (Feb. 14) and Virginia Tech (Feb. 28) at John Paul Jones Arena are sold out.


Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters at a media day event in the practice gym at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday.


UVA basketball: Last year was last year

UVA basketball is coming off a season on the short list of the program’s best seasons ever: ACC regular-season and ACC Tournament championships, a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, a trip to the Sweet 16, 30 wins.


Tickets on sale for UVA-Ohio State wrestling meet at JPJ

Tickets are on sale now for the UVA-Ohio State wrestling match, which is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 24, at John Paul Jones Arena. The dual starts at 7 p.m.


UVA men’s basketball single-game tickets sold out for Duke, Louisville

Single-game tickets for the UVA men’s basketball home games against Duke (Jan. 31) and Louisville (Feb. 7) at John Paul Jones Arena are sold out. Fewer than 300 tickets remain for the Cavaliers’ match-up with Virginia Tech (Feb. 28).


Hannah Graham family statement

The family of missing UVA student Hannah Graham issued a statement Saturday pleading with the public for any information as to the whereabouts of their daughter, who went missing in the early-morning hours of Sept. 13.


Forensic link between Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington cases

Forensic evidence collected in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham shows a link between that case and the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.


UVA basketball Meet the Team Day set for Oct. 5

The UVA men’s and women’s basketball programs will hold a Meet the Team event and open house on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 4-5:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


Police chief: Similarities between UVA missing student case, Harrington case

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo said today at a press conference that there are clear similarities between the case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham and the 2009 disappearance of Morgan Harrington.


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TNA TV taping draws 425 fans to Charlottesville: What that means for business

The John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., has a seating capacity of 15,600. TNA drew a reported 425 fans to the arena last week for a taping for a One Night Only pay-per-view.


WVPT preps for annual Kids’ Book Festival

The 9th Annual WVPT Kids’ Book Festival comes to The John Paul Jones Arena Sunday, September 28th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


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#3 UVA women’s soccer hosts Richmond on Friday

The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team continues its three-game homestand Friday as it hosts Richmond. Game time at Klöckner Stadium at 5:30 p.m.,


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UVA wrestling releases 2014-2015 schedule

UVA wrestling head coach Steve Garland announced his program’s 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday (Aug. 26). The strong schedule is highlighted by a home dual with national power Ohio State at John Paul Jones Arena as well as a road match at 23-time national champion Iowa in the NWCA National Duals.


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UVA Meet the Teams Day set for Sunday

The Virginia athletics department will host Meet the Teams Day at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday, Aug. 17. Admission for this annual preseason event is free and open to the public.


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UVA to play three games on ESPN’s ACC Big Monday

Virginia will make three appearances on ESPN’s ACC Big Monday during the 2014-15 men’s basketball season, the network announced Monday (Aug. 11).


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UVA women’s basketball season tickets on sale Monday

Season tickets for 2014-15 UVA women’s basketball home games will be on sale beginning Monday, Aug. 4 at 9 a.m.


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First three UVA football practices open to the public

The UVA football team’s first three practices of the fall will be open to the public. The practices are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4, Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 6.


UVA baseball plans Welcome Home event Thursday

The UVA athletics department would like to invite the public to celebrate the 2014 Virginia baseball season with the team on Thursday, June 26 from 6-7 p.m. at Davenport Field. Admission and parking for this event are free.


Finally! Tony Bennett signs new seven-year deal with UVA

UVA Director of Athletics Craig Littlepage announced Tuesday that the University has signed men’s basketball head coach Tony Bennett to a new seven-year contract through the 2020-21 season.


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UVA selected as NCAA Baseball Tournament host site

The NCAA announced today that Charlottesville, Va., has been selected as one of 16 regional host sites for the 2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.


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UVa. basketball season tickets on sale June 4

Season tickets for 2014-15 UVa. men’s basketball home games will be on sale beginning Wednesday, June 4 at 9 a.m. for customers renewing their tickets and new buyers.


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Saturday start for UVa.-Georgia Tech baseball moved to 12 noon

The first pitch for the Saturday (May 10) game of the UVa.-Georgia Tech baseball series at Davenport Field has been moved to noon. The game originally was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., but a threat for inclement weather has prompted the change.


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UVa.’s 2014-2015 ACC women’s basketball opponents announced

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the women’s basketball league opponents for all 15 institutions for the 2014-15 season. Thehome slate for UVa. includes contests at John Paul Jones Arena against Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, NC State, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.


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Morgan Brian, Joe Harris named UVa’s top athletes

Morgan Brian (women’s soccer) and Joe Harris (men’s basketball) were honored as Virginia’s top female and male athletes for the 2013-14 academic year at UVa’s annual awards dinneron Monday (April 28) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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UVa.-Radford baseball game canceled; ‘Hoos to face William and Mary on Wednesday

The UVa.-Radford baseball game, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday (April 15), has been cancelled because of inclement weather. In that game’s place, #1 Virginia will play William & Mary at 6 p.m. Wednesday (April 16) at Davenport Field.


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#2 UVa. hosts Clemson this weekend in ACC baseball

The second-ranked UVa. baseball team begins a seven-game homestand this weekend as it takes on No. 14 Clemson at Davenport Field. The series begins at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by a 2:30 p.m. Saturday matchup and the series finale at 1 p.m. Sunday.


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Parking information for Friday, Saturday UVa. sports events

With a number of home UVa. athletics events this weekend, fans should be aware of the parking options available for home events on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12.


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.


Video: Tony Bennett post-Syracuse press conference

UVa. coach Tony Bennett talks with the media after the Cavs’ clinched the ACC regular-season basketball title with a 75-56 win over #4 Syracuse on Saturday at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


#11 UVa. throttles #4 Syracuse, 75-56

A 20-5 UVa. run midway through the second half broke open a close game, and the Cavaliers were cutting down the nets in John Paul Jones Arena as ACC champs at the end of a convincing 75-56 win over fourth-ranked Syracuse Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.


Live Blog: Showdown Saturday-#11 UVa. vs. #4 Syracuse

The day that UVa. basketball fans have been waiting on for months is here. #11 UVa. (24-5, 15-1 ACC) hosts #4 Syracuse (26-2, 13-2 ACC) today at 4 p.m. The Virginia-Syracuse game will be televised by ESPN and online at WatchESPN.com. The game will be broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, ESPN Radio and Sirius (Channel 91) and XM (Channel 91) satellite radio stations.


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UVa.-Monmouth Friday baseball game moved to Sunday doubleheader

The Friday (Feb. 28) UVa.-Monmouth baseball game, originally scheduled for 3 p.m., has been postponed. The game now will be played as part of a doubleheader Sunday (March 2) beginning at noon.


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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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Parking information for UVa. athletics events on Saturday

Due to Saturday’s UVa.. home men’s basketball game against Syracuse (March 1 at 4 p.m.), parking for fans attending the Virginia women’s lacrosse game against Penn State (March 1 at noon) and the Virginia baseball game against Monmouth (March 1 at 1 p.m.) will be impacted.


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Live Blog: #11 UVa. hosts Miami in ACC basketball action

#11 UVa. (23-5, 14-1 ACC) hosts Miami (14-13, 5-9 ACC) Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be courtside at JPJ to lead a live blog. Join the blog for live score updates, in-game stats, commentary and analysis.


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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.


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Late three lifts #14 NC State past UVa. women’s basketball, 68-66

The UVa. women’s basketball team (13-14, 6-8 ACC) fell 68-66 at No. 14/16 NC State (23-5, 10-4 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 23 at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C.


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).


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#14 UVa. basketball hosts Notre Dame on Saturday

No. 14 UVa. (22-5, 13-1 ACC) opens its three-game homestand against Notre Dame (14-13, 5-9 ACC) on Saturday, Feb. 22. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,593) is set for 2 p.m.


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#11 UNC tops UVa. women’s basketball, 80-74

The UVa. women’s basketball team (13-13, 6-7 ACC) fell 80-74 to No. 11 North Carolina (21-6, 9-4 ACC) on Thursday, Feb. 20 at John Paul Jones Arena.


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Parking information for Saturday UVa. sports events

Due to Saturday’s UVa. home men’s basketball game against Notre Dame (Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.), parking for fans attending the Virginia baseball game against East Carolina (Feb. 22 at 1 p.m.) will be limited to the Emmet/Ivy Garage.


UVa. baseball home opener with William and Mary moved to Wednesday

The UVa.-William & Mary baseball game, originally scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, has been moved to 4 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 19) because of field conditions.


UVa. women’s basketball blasts Virginia Tech, 80-64

The UVa. women’s basketball team (13-12, 6-6 ACC) never trailed in an 80-64 victory over Virginia Tech (11-14, 1-11 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


Chris Graham: The Smile and Smooch Cam and same sex uncomfortableness

It’s hard to imagine at UVa., where the student section still yells “Not gay!” at a key moment of the school song, right after the words, “We come from Old Virginia, where all is bright and gay,” that our Smile and Smooch Cam will anytime soon feature an actual same sex couple.


Chris Graham: Workmanlike victory for UVa.

It had been a while since anybody has given UVa. a game on its home court at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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UVa.-Notre Dame basketball game sold out

The UVa. men’s basketball game against Notre Dame on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena is sold out. The sellout marks Virginia’s fourth of the season and most since selling out seven contests during the 2007-08 season.


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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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UVa. women’s basketball defeats Wake Forest, 64-59

The UVa. women’s basketball team (11-10, 4-4 ACC) held off a late charge by Wake Forest (11-10, 2-6 ACC) to earn a 64-59 road victory at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.


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UVa. women’s basketball falls to Syracuse, 84-75

The UVa. women’s basketball team (10-10, 3-4 ACC) fell to Syracuse (15-5, 4-3 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 26) at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. in a game in which both teams erased double-digit deficits.