Tag: Michigan State
Ding, dong, Michigan State is dead, meaning everybody but the UVA homers can count their brackets busted.
Sixty-eight is now down to an Elite Eight. Some usual suspects (Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke, Arizona, Gonzaga), a couple unexpected (Notre Dame, Louisville, Michigan State). How does it all shake out by the end of the night Sunday?
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett had a choice forced upon him by a random contact between hand and pinky finger six weeks prior.
UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Justin Anderson and Malcolm Brogdon talk with reporters after the Cavs’ upset loss to Michigan State in the 2015 NCAA Tournament.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and players Branden Dawson, Travis Trice and Denzel Valentine talk with reporters after the Spartans’ upset win over UVA in the 2015 NCAA Tournament.
It was the worst time, obviously, for #2 seed UVA to play its worst game of the season. Virginia (30-4) trailed Michigan State 15-4 barely five minutes in, shot 26.7 percent in the first half, 29.8 percent for the game, and despite hanging around just never could get enough going either offensively or, surprisingly, on the defensive end.
Seventh seed Michigan State opened the game on a 15-4 run, and #2 seed UVA never recovered, and the Spartans went on to upset the Cavs, 60-54, in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be courtside at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte for Sunday’s third-round NCAA Tournament game between #2 seed UVA (30-3) and #7 seed Michigan State (24-11).
UVA hangs its hat and hinges its fortunes on its vaunted Pack-Line defense. Which has been anything but vaunted of late.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and players Branden Dawson, Travis Trice and Denzel Valentine talk with reporters on the eve of the Spartans’ NCAA Tournament matchup with #2 East Regional seed UVA.
UVA finds itself as a #2 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel is joined by former UNC player Jason Capel to break down a potential third round matchup with Michigan State, who the Cavaliers lost to a year ago in the Sweet 16.
For weeks, UVA basketball seemed destined for the East Regional, a road to the Final Four that would take the Cavs first to Charlotte, then to Syracuse.
The Pitt Panthers introduced new head football coach Pat Narduzzi at a press conference Friday. Narduzzi comes to the Panthers from Michigan State, where he served as defensive coordinator for eight years.
UVA basketball fans might have worried that the program might be due a letdown after a breakthrough 2013-2014 season. What coach Tony Bennett asks his players to do is hard.
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.
From a life of human trafficking and drugs to one as an award-winning college professor and recording artist – that’s the story Elaine Richardson will share Friday, Sept.5, at 8 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College. The event is free and open to the public.
The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team concluded its preseason schedule Monday with a 5-0 exhibition victory over VCU at Klöckner Stadium.
The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team will conclude its preseason schedule Monday as it hosts VCU at Klöckner Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m. and admission is free.
The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team opened its 2014 season Friday with a 2-1 victory over Michigan State in an exhibition contest at Myles Kimmerly Park.
ODU quarterback Taylor Heinicke was named to the Manning Award Watch List on Thursday.
ODU quarterback Taylor Heinicke was named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List, the award committee announced on Wednesday.
Old Dominion University senior Antonio Vaughan has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, the award committee announced on Monday.
The 16th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge Presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, played over three days from December 1-3, will be highlighted by an expanded format of 14 games – two more than previous Challenges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Postgame notes and the transcript from the press conference with UVa. coach Tony Bennett and players Joe Harris, AKil Mitchell and Malcolm Brogdon.
ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel and Duke great Mike Gminski talk about UVa.’s 61-59 loss to Michigan State in the Sweet 16. Gminski talks about the Cavaliers inability to stop the Spartans inside play, Harris and Brogdon working hard for good looks and the future of the Virginia program.
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.
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.
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.
#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.
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.
Tony Bennett has no chance of outdueling Tom Izzo. It’s a legacy thing: us UVa. types wouldn’t understand.
The debut podcast of Cavalanche! with Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham focuses on the Sweet 16 matchup between East Region #1 seed UVa. (30-6) and #4 seed Michigan State (28-8). Get insight on Michigan State’s strengths and weaknesses, the mood in the UVa. locker room and predictions on the Cavs’ chances to advance.
UVa. fans already know plenty about Michigan State. For starters, that Michigan State (28-8) is supposed to beat the top-seeded ‘Hoos on its way to the national championship. President Obama is among the 13.7 percent of the more than 5.1 million brackets in the ESPN Tournament Challenge picking State to go all the way.
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.
UNC great JR Reid joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel to break down the huge matchup between Michigan State and UVa. in the Sweet 16. JR looks at all the head-to-head battles including frontcourt, backcourt, defense, coaching and intangibles before making a prediction on the game.
ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel and JR Reid discuss UVa.’s first two games of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, along with the upcoming Sweet 16. Who’s been bigger for Tony Bennett’s team? Are the Cavs better than Michigan State? And will Virginia bring home the bacon in the East? Find out in our Wright Brand Bacon Road to Texas.
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.
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.
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.
#1 seed UVa. will be dancing on to the Sweet 16 for the 1st time since 1995 after a dominant 78-60 win over Memphis in the 3rd round of the NCAA Tournament. Listen as Tony Bennett and Malcolm Brogdon talk about the Cavaliers’ stingy defense as well as advancing to the Sweet 16 and facing Michigan State.
UVa. advances to its first Sweet 16 since 1995 with a 78-60 win against Memphis on Sunday. JR Reid joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel to break down the game. JR and Jeff discuss the great performances from Joe Harris and Anthony Gill, the upcoming matchup with Michigan State, plus more!
Remember when North Carolina was 1-4 in the ACC? This was after UNC had beaten Michigan State and Kentucky in nonconference play, and also lost to UAB and Belmont.
Virginia senior guard Joe Harris is one of 15 players named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Preseason Watch List, announced Tuesday by the United States Basketball Writers Association. The award is to be presented to the national player of the year by its namesake at the Devon Energy College Basketball Awards on April 14.