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Virginia flips the script: Win over WVU most impressive of Bennett era?

The Jimmy V Classic started out for #10 Virginia like another December game a couple of years back. Then it morphed into its last game in Madison Square Garden.


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Live Coverage: #10 Virginia faces #14 West Virginia

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage of the Jimmy V Classic matchup between #10 Virginia (7-1) and #14 West Virginia (7-0).


Game Preview: #10 Virginia faces #14 West Virginia in NYC

#10 Virginia (7-1) faces #14 West Virginia (7-0) in an intriguing clash of styles matchup in the Jimmy V Classic tonight in Madison Square Garden.


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Game Notes: #10 Virginia plays #14 West Virginia in Madison Square Garden

No. 10 Virginia (7-1) plays No. 14 West Virginia in the Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in New York. Tipoff at Madison Square Garden is set for 7 p.m.


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Freeman’s 30-foot buzzer-beater sends ODU to MSG

Trey Freeman’s (Virginia Beach, VA.) 30-footer as time ran out gave ODU (27-7) a 72-69 victory over Murray State in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals before a crowd of 8,161 in the Ted Constant Convocation Center.


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Richmond Spiders win Gotham Classic battle with Pepperdine

Richmond guards Kendall Anthony and ShawnDre’ Jones had their Garden moments, hitting big shots in the final three minutes of play as Richmond won a 65-63 victory over Pepperdine in Madison Square Garden.


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Allen’s second half propels Richmond Spiders to victory

Terry Allen scored 17 second-half points to propel the Richmond Spiders to a 65-54 victory over South Alabama in the second game of the Gotham Classic at the Robins Center.


Barclays for the holiday: UVA basketball returns to New York City

New York City hasn’t been kind to UVA basketball the past couple of years. The 2012-2013 Cavs were booked for a trip to Madison Square Garden as part of the Preseason NIT, but were upset in the early rounds of the tournament and missed out on the trip.


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University of Richmond men’s basketball announces home game times

The Richmond Spiders men’s basketball program has announced home game times for the 2014-15 season.


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Richmond men’s basketball to play Pepperdine in Gotham Classic

The Richmond men’s basketball team will take on Pepperdine in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Dec. 20 as part of the 2014 Gotham Classic. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.


UVA, O’Connor got the game they wanted: It just didn’t work out

Going into Game 3 of the 2014 College World Series Finals, the series tied at one game apiece, UVA coach Brian O’Connor knew how he wanted the game to go and how in his perfect world he wanted it to end.


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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High ticket prices at Madison Square Garden: Was it a Cavalanche?

Tickets for Friday’s Sweet 16 games at Madison Square Garden in New York were going for $600 and up on StubHub. From the looks at StubHub Sunday morning, with more than 1,200 tickets still available at a fraction of what they were going for Friday night, it may be that we can attribute the high prices for Friday to a Cavalanche.


Chris Graham: Inside how Michigan State sneaked past UVa.

It starts and ends with shooting. UVa. got its usual run of open looks from backdoor cuts and screens freeing up three-point shooters, and just couldn’t knock them down.


Interview: UVa. basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVa.basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the #1 seed Cavs lost 61-59 to Michigan State in the Sweet 16 on March 28 in Madison Square Garden in New York.


Interview: Akil Mitchell

UVa. senior forward Akil Mitchell talks with reporters after the #1 seed Cavs lost 61-59 to Michigan State in the Sweet 16 on March 28 in Madison Square Garden in New York.


Video: UVa.’s Tony Bennett, Joe Harris emotional after Sweet 16 loss

UVa. coach Tony Bennett and Joe Harris address the media after Virginia’s tough loss in the Sweet 16. Harris talks about how special it was to play at Madison Square Garden while Bennett explains the mark his seniors left on the program.


#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.


Sweet 16 Blog: #1 UVa. vs #4 Michigan State

Augusta Free Press is in Madison Square Garden in New York City for the Sweet 16 East Regional semifinal between #1 UVa. (30-6) and #4 Michigan State (28-8). Tipoff is scheduled for 9:57 p.m.


Video Preview: #1 UVa. vs. #4 Michigan State

Chris Graham and Jerry Carter of Augusta Free Press break down the UVa.-Michigan State Sweet 16 matchup in the 2014 NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City.


AFP in MSG: Augusta Free Press follows UVa. to Sweet 16 in Madison Square Garden

#1 East Regional seed UVa. is on its way to the World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, and Augusta Free Press will be at the mecca of basketball to follow the ‘Hoos in their Sweet 16 matchup with #4 seed Michigan State.


Notes, Quotes and Comments: UVa. Sweet 16 press conference

UVa. basketball coach Tony Bennett and seniors Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell talk with the media in Madison Square Garden on the eve of the Cavs’ Sweet 16 game with Michigan State Friday night.


Chris Graham: ‘Hoos going with me to Madison Square Garden?

Taking in a basketball game at Madison Square Garden has always been on my bucket list, but I didn’t want to go unless it meant something. As a UVa. alum, and the author of a book on the history of UVa. basketball, ideally my bucket list trip would involve seeing the guys in orange and blue in some way.


UVa. has no chance: Tom Izzo and destiny

Tony Bennett has no chance of outdueling Tom Izzo. It’s a legacy thing: us UVa. types wouldn’t understand.


Sweet 16 Preview: #1 UVa. vs. #4 Michigan State

No. 1 seed UVa. (30-6) plays No. 4 seed Michigan State (28-8) in an NCAA East Regional semifinal on Friday, March 28 in New York. Tipoff at Madison Square Garden (18,200) is set for approximately 9:57 p.m.


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UVa. outwills Memphis, turns attention to Michigan State, Sweet 16

Michael Dixon Jr. picked up a Justin Anderson turnover and flung the ball ahead to Chris Crawford, who had an open look at a three-pointer from the left wing. Memphis was up one on top seed UVa., at 16-15, with nine minutes left in the first half. A three would push the lead to four, and push the pace the way the Tigers had come into the game wanting to do.


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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.


Notes, Quotes and Comments: UVa. defeats Memphis in NCAA Tournament

Postgame press conference from UVa.’s third-round NCAA Tournament win over Memphis with coach Tony Bennett and players Mike Tobey and Malcolm Brogdon.


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#1 seed UVa. to play #4 seed Michigan State in Sweet 16

No. 1 seed UVa. (30-6) will play No. 4 seed Michigan State (28-8) in the semifinals of the East Region on Friday, March 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tipoff is set for approximately 9:57 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on TBS.


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#1 UVa. plays #8 Memphis in NCAA Tournament on Sunday

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 21. Tipoff at PNC Arena (19,700) is set for approximately 8:40 p.m. on TNT.


Augusta Free Press in the Big Dance: Your home for UVa. basketball in the NCAA Tournament

Augusta Free Press will follow the #1 East Regional seed UVa. basketball team as far as the ‘Hoos go in the 2014 NCAA Tournament – to Raleigh, Madison Square Garden and all the way to AT&T Stadium in Dallas, if that’s where things end up.