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Tempo no problem as UVA posts impressive win at VCU

Things had been going the way seventh-ranked UVA had wanted them to. Then Treveon Graham happened.

Game Notes: #7 UVA tops VCU, 74-57

Game Notes from the #7 UVA 74-57 win at VCU on Saturday in Richmond, Va.

#7 UVA cruises at VCU, 74-57

A floater by London Perrantes cooled off a VCU run, and seventh-ranked UVA took control with a 15-0 scoring spurt over a 5:14 stretch to pull out a 74-57 win at a rabid Siegel Center in Richmond, Va., on Saturday.

#7 UVA rolls past #21 Maryland, 76-65

Seventh-ranked UVA jumped out to an early 14-4 lead at #21 Maryland and was able to keep its distance from the Terps the rest of the way in posting a 76-65 win on Wednesday in College Park, Md.

#8 UVA basketball escapes LaSalle, 64-56

Eighth-ranked UVA led fellow unbeaten LaSalle by 20 with 13 minutes left. Then the Cavs had to sweat out the victory in the final minutes.

Postgame: Interviews with UVA coach Tony Bennett, players following 67-39 win over Norfolk State

Interviews with UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and players London Perrantes, Mike Tobey, Justin Anderson, Malcolm Brogdon and Marial Shayok following the Cavs’ 67-39 win over Norfolk State on Sunday.

Preview: #8 UVA basketball opens 2014-2015 at JMU

On paper, the season opener for eighth-ranked UVA basketball at in-state rival JMU on Friday isn’t much of a game.

UVA basketball players Evan Nolte, London Perrantes suspended for JMU game

UVA junior forward Evan Nolte and sophomore guard London Perrantes have been suspended for the Cavaliers’ two preseason scrimmages and the season-opener at JMU.

Video: Interview with UVA basketball player London Perrantes

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham interviews UVA basketball player London Perrantes about the 2014-2015 Virginia Cavaliers basketball season.

UVa.’s Teven Jones: Not going anywhere?

Rising junior point guard Teven Jones seemed very much noncommittal about his future at UVa. following the Cavs’ 61-59 loss to Michigan State in the Sweet 16 Friday night in Madison Square Garden.

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Video: UVa. basketball season in review

The UVa. basketball season came to a close with a hard-fought loss against Michigan State. Duke great Mike Gminski joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel to look back at the successful 2013-2014 Cavaliers campaign. Mike and Jeff discuss the increased athleticism in Tony Bennett’s program, the emergence of London Perrantes, and where the Hoos go from here.

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No moral victories? Sorry, UVa. grew, even in Michigan State defeat

Everybody and their president had Michigan State as national champs when the brackets were announced two weeks ago. The fourth-seeded Spartans wouldn’t even consider the top-seed UVa. a road bump along the way. The entirety of the NCAA Tournament was a coronation of the preseason favorite who spent three weeks at the top of the national polls before a slew of injuries knocked Sparty down a few pegs.

#1 seed UVa. comes up short in Sweet 16 to Michigan State, 61-59

A late 7-0 UVa. run tied the game with 1:53 left, but Michigan State made the big plays down the stretch, and got the benefit of a controversial no-call, and the fourth-seeded Spartans advanced to the Elite Eight with a 61-59 win over the top-seeded Cavaliers Friday night in Madison Square Garden in New York.

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‘Hoos going to the Sweet 16! #1 UVa. dominates #8 Memphis, 78-60

So much for what the experts had to say about UVa. letting teams stay in games. The top-seeded Cavaliers closed out the first half on a 16-2 run to open up a 15-point halftime lead, and #8 seed Memphis never mounted a serious threat thereafter as Virginia rolled to a 78-60 win Sunday night in Raleigh, N.C.

Interview: UVa.’s London Perrantes talks win over Memphis

UVa. basketball player London Perrantes talks with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham after the Cavs’ 78-60 win over Memphis in the East Regional on Sunday in Raleigh, N.C.

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NCAA Tournament Preview: #1 UVa. vs. #8 Memphis

No. 1 seed UVa. (29-6) will play No. 8 seed Memphis (24-9) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 23. Tipoff at PNC Arena (19,700) is set for approximately 8:40 p.m.

Interview: UVa.’s London Perrantes on the NCAA Tournament

UVa. basketball player London Perrantes talks with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham about the team’s upcoming NCAA Tournament game with Memphis.

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#1 UVa. survives scare from #16 Coastal Carolina, 70-59

A #1 seed has never lost to a #16 seed. That fact was weighing upon East Regional top seed UVa. as it dealt with an unexpected big first-half deficit to #16 seed Coastal Carolina.

Interview: UVa.’s London Perrantes

UVa. basketball player London Perrantes talks with reporters after the team’s 72-63 win over Duke in the ACC Tournament Championship in Greensboro, N.C., on Sunday.

The Champs Are Here! UVa. tops Duke in ACC Tournament Final

With 5:50 to go, Joe Harris found Malcolm Brogdon on a pretty backdoor cut and pass for an easy layup that gave top seed UVa. a 55-53 lead over #3 seed Duke.

Interview: UVa.’s London Perrantes

UVa. basketball player London Perrantes talks with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham after the Cavs’ 64-51 win over Florida State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.

Press Conference: UVa. basketball coach Tony Bennett

Transcript from UVa. basketball coach Tony Bennett’s pre-ACC Tournament press conference.

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Chris Graham: UVa. ain’t won nuthin’ yet

Sunday’s loss at Maryland ought to scare the hell out of UVa. basketball fans because March. Put it this way: March is not kind to Virginia hoops, the March 1 win over Syracuse to clinch the 2014 ACC regular-season title notwithstanding.

UVa.’s Malcolm Brogdon named to coaches’ All-ACC first team

UVa redshirt sophomore guard Malcolm Brogdon (Norcross, Ga.) was named to the 2013-14 Coaches All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team and senior guard Joe Harris (Chelan, Wash.) was named to the Coaches All-ACC Second Team, announced Monday (March 10).

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Postgame Notes, Video: Maryland 75, #5 UVa. 69, OT

UVa. played its first overtime game of the season. Today’s game marked the third straight season the regular-season finale between Maryland and Virginia went to overtime

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Maryland upsets #5 UVa. in overtime, 75-69

Maryland erased an early nine-point deficit, then almost blew a sure win at the end of regulation before seizing control in the final minute of overtime to upset #5 UVa., 75-69, on Sunday in the ACC finale for Comcast Center in College Park, Md.

Chris Graham: My 2014 All-ACC Basketball Team

I’ve had to change my approach to voting for All-ACC basketball teams this year. My old approach was to say that if I didn’t see you have a good game, then I didn’t care what your overall stats said, I wasn’t voting you first team.

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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.

Teven Jones: ACC championship for UVa. was ‘best experience of my life’

The first thing going through the mind of Teven Jones as he climbed the ladder to take his snip at the net being cut down to mark UVa.’s first outright regular-season ACC championship since 1981: “Don’t fall down.”

Video: London Perrantes post-Syracuse interview

UVa. point guard London Perrantes speaks with the media after Virginia’s 75-56 win over Syracuse on March 1 in Charlottesville, Va. Perrantes scored six points and had seven assists in the win.

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.