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Press Conference: Miami coach Jim Larranaga on ACC Tournament

Miami coach Jim Larranaga and guard Sheldon McClellan talk with reporters after the ‘Canes lost to Virginia, 73-68, in the ACC Tournament on Friday.

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Inside the Numbers: Virginia beats another top team with offense

The Virginia Pack-Line D is ranked fourth in the nation in adjusted defensive efficiency by KenPom.com. But for the second time in three weeks, the Cavs had to rely on their seventh-ranked offense to beat a top team.

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Preview: Virginia faces Miami at ACC Tournament

Virginia and Miami each took care of business on Thursday at the ACC Tournament, setting up a rubber match between the Cavs and ‘Canes in the semifinals Friday night.


Press Conference: Miami coach Jim Larranaga at the ACC Tournament

Miami coach Jim Larranaga and players Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan talk with reporters after an 88-82 win over Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament.


Miami defeats Virginia Tech, 88-82, at ACC Tournament

Angel Rodriguez made sure Miami stayed alive in the 2016 ACC Tournament.

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Inside the Numbers: Virginia has an Anthony Gill crisis

Last week Virginia had an Anthony Gill problem. Now we’re in full-blown crisis mode.

#3 Virginia loses at #11 Miami: Up and down in the ACC

Around noon on Monday, Virginia found out that it was ranked third in the nation. By 9 p.m., the Cavs were fourth in the ACC.

Podcast: Chris Graham, Scott German break down Virginia-Miami

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham and sportswriter Scott German break down the 64-61 loss for #3 Virginia at #11 Miami on Monday.

#11 Miami threes #3 Virginia, wins 64-61

Miami almost literally couldn’t miss from three-point range in the second half, keying the ‘Canes to a 64-61 win over #3 Virginia Monday night.

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Live Blog: #3 Virginia on the road at #11 Miami

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #3 Virginia (21-5, 10-4 ACC) travels to Miami (21-5, 10-4 ACC) Monday at 7 p.m.

Game Preview: #7 Virginia travels to #11 Miami in key ACC showdown

Miami (21-5, 10-4 ACC) returns home to face Virginia (21-5, 10-4 ACC) in a key ACC showdown on Big Monday.

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Game Notes: No. 7 Virginia plays at No. 11 Miami on Big Monday

No. 7 Virginia (21-5, 10-4 ACC) travels to No. 11 Miami (21-5, 10-4 ACC) for an Atlantic Coast Conference game on Monday (Feb. 22).

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Math is fun: What is the value of tight Virginia D?

For all the talk about how defense wins games, did defense push #13 Virginia past #8 Miami Tuesday? Let’s look at the numbers.

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Tony Bennett: Virginia still has a lot of work to do

If you didn’t know the final score, you’d think from listening to Virginia coach Tony Bennett that his team had just lost by 20 points.

Slumpbuster: Virginia guts out ugly win over #8 Miami

You almost had the feeling that #13 Virginia was like a good hitter going through a slump. The longer the slump goes, the more things you try to do to get out of the slump.

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#13 Virginia fights off #8 Miami, 66-58

#13 Virginia needed this one. Bad. And it got the win over #8 Miami Tuesday night, and it doesn’t matter that it looked bad.

Gameday Blog: #13 Virginia hosts #8 Miami in ACC hoops action

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #13 Virginia (12-3, 1-2 ACC) hosts #8 Miami (13-1, 2-0 ACC) Tuesday.

Game Preview: Can #13 Virginia turn things around against #8 Miami?

The last time #13 Virginia lost three games in a row was in the 2010-2011 season. The Cavs will have to score their biggest win of the season to avoid a repeat of that fate.

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Game Notes: #13 Virginia hosts #8 Miami Tuesday in ACC hoops

No. 13 Virginia (12-3, 1-2 ACC) hosts No. 8 Miami (13-1, 2-0 ACC) in ACC action Tuesday. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.

Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts Miami on Sunday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (10-4, 0-0 ACC) opens up ACC play on Sunday, hosting No. 22 Miami (13-1, 1-0 ACC) at 1 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.

Larranaga leaves Mason to take job at Miami

George Mason head men’s basketball coach Jim Larranaga has resigned to accept the same position at the University of Miami, assistant vice president/director of athletics Tom O’Connor announced Friday. “After continuing discussions with me and the University, Coach Larranaga has decided to pursue the opportunity at Miami,” said O’Connor. “On behalf of the University community, […]

Historic collapse: UVa. falls to Miami in OT at ACC Tourney

Lightning can strike twice, and the second time, with more force. Virginia blew a 10-point lead in the final 37 seconds of regulation, and Miami dominated the overtime session en route to a shocking 69-62 win in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Thursday in Greensboro.

UVa. women win one on road in OT

  Staff Report UVa. sports: www.virginiasports.com Paulisha Kellum (Upper Marlboro, Md.) scored 10 points in overtime to lead No. 21 Virginia to a 69-63 road victory at Miami Thursday night. Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) finished with 24 points as the Cavaliers’ high scorer. It was UVa’s first overtime game of the 2009-10 season, and its […]

Cavs knock off ‘Canes, sit alone atop ACC

   Story by Scott German UVa. sports: www.virginiasports.com One would have a difficult time convincing the University of Miami basketball team that indeed Virginia is for lovers. Especially after The U finished up a disastrous four-day visit to the Old Dominion that began Wednesday with an 81-66 loss at Virginia Tech and concluded Saturday night […]