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2018 ncaa tournament

Game Notes: #1 seed Virginia faces #16 UMBC in South Region

No. 1 overall seed Virginia (31-2) plays No. 16 seed UMBC (24-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 16 in Charlotte, N.C. Tipoff at Spectrum Center (20,200) is set for approximately 9:20 p.m.


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Game Preview: #1 Virginia takes on UMBC in South Region opening round

A top seed has never lost to a #16. No pressure there as #1 Virginia prepares to face Maryland-Baltimore County on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA basketball season wrap

Chris Graham reviews UVA’s 65-39 loss to Florida in the NCAA Tournament, and wraps the 2016-2017 season.


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March Madness: Top seeds, favorites, more

March Madness is now in full swing and the top seeds and favorites have been doing exactly what is expected.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA defeats UNC-W in NCAA Tournament

Chris Graham and Scott German break down UVA’s 76-71 win over UNC-Wilmington in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.


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Postgame: UNC-Wilmington on loss to UVA in 2017 NCAA Tournament

UNC-Wilmington coach Kevin Keatts and players Denzel Ingram and Chris Flemmings talk with reporters after the Seahawks’ 76-71 loss to UVA in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.


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#5 UVA rallies, beats #12 UNC-Wilmington, 76-71

Fifth-seeded UVA rallied from a 15-point deficit, then held off #12 seed UNC-Wilmington late in a 76-71 win.


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Live Blog: UVA faces UNC-Wilmington in NCAA Tournament

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #5 seed UVA faces #12 seed UNC-Wilmington in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.


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Setting boundaries for March Madness in the workplace

For fans of March Madness, the days ahead could be filled with nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat, basketball excitement.


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ACC places league-record nine in NCAA Tournament field

The ACC placed a league-record nine teams among the 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament field announced Sunday.


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UVA seeded fifth in East Region

UVA is the #5 seed in the East Region and will face #12 seed UNC-Wilmington in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.


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Game Notes: UVA faces William & Mary in Charlottesville Regional

The UVA baseball team opens the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at 11 a.m. Friday against William & Mary at Davenport Field.


ESPN broadcast information for 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament

ESPN’s coverage of the 2016 college baseball season will continue with every matchup of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship for the fourth straight year.


NCAA selects UVA as baseball regional host site

The NCAA announced that Charlottesville, Va., has been selected as one of 16 regional host sites for the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.


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Men’s tennis: #1 UVA tops Cal to advance to NCAA finals

The No. 1 UVA men’s tennis team advanced to the finals of the 2016 NCAA Championship with a 4-0 victory over No. 13 Cal on Monday.


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UVA women’s lacrosse earns at-large bid to NCAA Tournament

The UVA women’s lacrosse team (9-8) earned its 21st consecutive NCAA Championship bid, securing an at-large berth.


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A Final Four missed: But thanks, UVA ’16ers, for what you’ve built

How to make sense of that which seems to make no sense, namely, emotions over a basketball team losing a big game?


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Live Blog: UVA faces Syracuse in the Elite Eight

Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham on our live blog as #1 seed Virginia (29-7) faces #10 seed Syracuse (22-13) in the Midwest Regional final Sunday night.


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How does UVA approach the Syracuse 2-3 zone?

UVA has beaten Syracuse in each of the past three seasons, and shot well against the Orange 2-3 zone each time, going over 50 percent from the field twice.


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Game Notes: Virginia vs. Syracuse in the Elite Eight

No. 1 seed Virginia (29-7) plays No. 10 seed Syracuse (22-13) in the Midwest Regional final of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.


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Game Preview: UVA, Syracuse meet with Final Four berth on the line

UVA played Syracuse more than two months ago. The world was a different place then. For starters, the starters: Jack Salt.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA beats Iowa State with tempo

So, to the theory that UVA would beat Iowa State by strangling the Cyclones with pace, yeah, so much for that.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after Sweet 16 win

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Mike Tobey, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 84-71 win over Iowa State in the Sweet 16.


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Podcast: UVA advances to Elite Eight

Augusta Free Press staffers Chris Graham and Scott German talk UVA basketball with the top seed Cavs advancing to the Elite Eight.


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Elite Eight! Top seed UVA blasts Iowa State, 84-71

UVA jumped out to a 20-5 lead in the opening seven minutes, then held off Georges Niang and Iowa State in an 84-71 win Friday night in the Sweet 16.


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Live Blog: UVA vs. Iowa State in the Sweet 16

No. 1 seed UVA (28-7) plays No. 4 seed Iowa State (23-11) in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 25.


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Sweet 16: Mutual respect between Virginia, Iowa State

Virginia is well aware that Iowa State shoots better than 50 percent from the field. Iowa State is just as aware that Virginia is a Top 5 defense.


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UVA, Iowa State both remember sting of NCAA Tournament exits

UVA fans are well-versed in their Cavs’ past two NCAA Tournament losses at the hands of Michigan State.


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Anthony Gill: The soul of Virginia basketball

Anthony Gill brings joy, along with his post scoring, rebounding and interior defense, to Virginia basketball.


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Game Notes: UVA faces Iowa State in Sweet 16

No. 1 seed Virginia (28-7) plays No. 4 seed Iowa State (23-11) in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 25.


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Sweet 16: UVA, Iowa State will battle to dictate pace

UVA, as we know, embraces the pace, the pace being … deliberate. Iowa State, on the other side of things, pushes the pace.


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Game time set for UVA Sweet 16 matchup with Iowa State

No. 1 seed UVA (28-7) will play No. 4 seed Iowa State (23-11) in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Region semifinals on Friday in Chicago, Ill.


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Malcolm Brogdon wills top seed Virginia to Sweet 16

Malcolm Brogdon and Tony Bennett locked eyes. Brogdon pointed to his chest. Butler was starting to pull away from Virginia early in the second half, and Brogdon was stepping up.


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Virginia advances to Sweet 16: But work is not done

Virginia didn’t get much respect as the top seed in the Midwest Region, with everybody including the leader of the free world picking Michigan State to come out of the bracket to the Final Four.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players on win over Butler

UVA coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Marial Shayok, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon after the Cavs’ 77-69 win over Butler in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


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Inside the Numbers: Bench key in Virginia NCAA Tournament win

Malcolm Brogdon had 22, Anthony Gill had 19, but it’s safe to say that Virginia would not be playing next week in Chicago without the contributions of its bench.


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Malcolm Brogdon D keys Virginia to Sweet 16

All hail Malcolm Brogdon, and UVA coach Tony Bennett’s willingness to use his versatile star in any number of ways to win a game.


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Top seed Virginia tops Butler, 77-69, advances to Sweet 16

Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points, but made his most significant contribution on the defensive end in helping lift top seed Virginia to a 77-69 win over Butler in the second round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.


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Live Blog: Virginia vs. Butler in the NCAA Tournament

Top seed Virginia (27-7) plays No. 9 seed Butler (22-10) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. AFP writers Chris Graham and Scott German are courtside at PNC Arena.