Tag: Justin Anderson

Healthy Justin Anderson leads UVA to NCAA Tournament win

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel and UNC standout Jason Capel break down 2nd-seeded UVA’s 79-67 win over 15th-seeded Belmont in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament.


Video: UVA at full strength for NCAA Tournament?

Jeff Fischel and the ACCDN team is in Charlotte covering the UVA road to Indianapolis and the story of the day was Justin Anderson’s readiness for the start of the NCAA Tournament. 2-seed Virginia takes on 15-seed Belmont Friday and Anderson, London Perrantes and Tony Bennett expect the Cavaliers to be at full strength.


Video: Interview with UVA basketball’s Malcolm Brogdon

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel caught up with UVA All-American guard Malcolm Brogdon, who spoke about defense being a staple of the program, the experience the Cavs bring to the table and the fact that Justin Anderson is ready to add “firepower” to UVA’s title run.


Bennett on Justin Anderson: JA is ‘valuable part’ of UVA success

Justin Anderson didn’t score in 26 minutes in two appearances off the bench in UVA’s shorter-than-expected run in the 2015 ACC Tournament.


The verdict on UVA’s Justin Anderson: Still rusty

UVA junior guard Justin Anderson didn’t score in his two ACC Tournament games this week, going 0-for-6 from the field and missing the front end of a 1-and-1 in 26 minutes in the two games.


UVA basketball’s Evan Nolte: In a rhythm at ACC Tournament

Top-seeded UVA got out to a 16-2 lead against Florida State in the opening minutes of their quarterfinal matchup in the ACC Tournament on Thursday, and junior Evan Nolte was a big part of the early flurry.


Justin Anderson returns for UVA: Baby steps

You knew not to expect UVA guard Justin Anderson to immediately be the All-America candidate that he was before he went down to injury on Feb. 7.


Justin Anderson Update: In uniform for Thursday’s ACC Tournament game

UVA junior guard Justin Anderson is in uniform and participated in pregame warmups in advance of top seed UVA’s ACC Tournament quarterfinal game with #9 seed Florida State.


Justin Anderson: Will UVA get him back tomorrow?

The status of UVA guard Justin Anderson for Thursday’s ACC Tournament quarterfinal is still up in the air.


Justin Anderson to return for UVA this week?

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett said today that junior guard Justin Anderson has engaged in light basketball-related activities, and seemed to hint that Anderson could return as early as this week’s ACC Tournament.


UVA’s Bennett named ACC coach of the year: Brogdon, Atkins, Anderson, Gill honored

The UVA men’s basketball team had four players earn All-ACC awards Sunday as the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) announced its 2014-15 honors. The Cavaliers tied a school record with three All-ACC selections, while Tony Bennett repeated as ACC Coach of the Year and senior Darion Atkins (Clinton, Md.) was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year.


UVA basketball: Prepare for March Madness as if Justin Anderson isn’t available

Second-ranked UVA is 8-0 since second-leading scorer Justin Anderson went down with a broken finger on Feb. 7. With today’s news that Anderson had to undergo an appendectomy, coach Tony Bennett is likely preparing to play the rest of the season without Anderson.


UVA guard Justin Anderson out after appendectomy

UVA junior guard Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) has been ruled out for No. 2 Virginia’s game at No. 16/14 Louisville on Saturday (March 7) after having an appendectomy on Thursday (March 5).


UVA and the NBA: The future for Justin Anderson, but when?

The pending return of UVA junior guard Justin Anderson to the rotation for coach Tony Bennett has Virginia fans fired up and at the same time apprehensive.


Welcome back: But UVA needs to be careful with Justin Anderson

Second-ranked UVA didn’t need Justin Anderson down the stretch to clinch the program’s second consecutive ACC regular-season title. It’s hard to imagine, though, that the Cavs can win a national title without the 6’6” do-everything junior.


UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett: Justin Anderson may be in lineup at Louisville

Junior guard Justin Anderson got good news during a doctor visit on Monday, and UVA coach Tony Bennett said on his radio show Tuesday that the All-America candidate may be able to play Saturday in the Cavs’ regular-season finale at Louisville.


Why Evan Nolte gets minutes for #2 UVA

To suggest that Evan Nolte is even an enigma can get certain sections of the UVA fan base fired up mad.


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Wounded warriors: UVA basketball dealing with glut of injuries

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett expects to know later in the day on Monday if he will have point guard London Perrantes for the second-ranked Cavs’ game at Wake Forest Wednesday night.


Losing a top player: How is UVA faring relative to other top teams?

Second-ranked UVA was 20-1 with a halftime lead over then-#9 Louisville on Feb. 7 when Justin Anderson was lost for four weeks with a broken finger on his shooting hand.


Next man up: #2 UVA wins without Anderson, Perrantes

Second-ranked UVA lost second-leading scorer Justin Anderson during its 52-47 win over then-#9 Louisville. The Cavs won their next three without Anderson, though the wins – over N.C. State, Wake Forest and Pitt – were anything but pretty.


Second-ranked UVA’s Evan Nolte adjusting to increased role

With 2:03 to go in the first half Saturday against Wake Forest, UVA guard Evan Nolte was fouled hard on a drive to the basket, and took a tumble to the floor that had him landing awkwardly on his left hand.


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Life without Justin Anderson: UVA coach Tony Bennett presses forward

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett pushed the incline on the treadmill up a little steeper this morning, steeling himself for the challenge up ahead for his second-ranked Cavaliers, who will have to finish the 2014-2015 regular season without second-leading scorer Justin Anderson.


More thoughts on Justin Anderson, how UVA basketball responds

A team loses its leading scorer and player of the year candidate, as UVA has just had happen with Justin Anderson going on the shelf with a broken pinky on his shooting hand, and the season surely is headed to the dumpster.


UVA loses Justin Anderson for 4-6 weeks: Time to start over?

Third-ranked UVA has won 21 of its first 22, is 9-1 in the ACC, and now has to start over from scratch. That’s the feeling sweeping UVA Nation with the news that Justin Anderson, the team’s second-leading scorer, and arguably the Cavs’ heart and soul, is out four to six weeks.


Justin Anderson to have surgery on broken finger, out 4-6 weeks

UVA guard Justin Anderson will miss four to six weeks after going down with a fractured finger on his left hand in the first half of the third-ranked Cavs’ 52-47 win over #9 Louisville Saturday night.


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.


Video: UVA basketball player Justin Anderson after Georgia Tech win

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


Inside the Numbers: #2 UVA wins at Boston College, 66-51

Justin Anderson didn’t score from the field in the 66-51 win for #2 UVA at Boston College on Saturday, and yet Anderson had maybe the three most important points of the day for the Cavs.


Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball travels to Boston College on Saturday

No. 2 UVA (16-0, 4-0 ACC) looks to stay unbeaten in an ACC road contest at Boston College (8-7, 0-3) on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tipoff at Conte Forum is set for 2 p.m.


Video: Justin Anderson monster slam keys #2 UVA win over Clemson

Video of UVA guard Justin Anderson with a monster slam that keyed an extended 29-6 Cavs’ run in a 65-42 win over Clemson on Tuesday.