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Video: UVA players after first round NCAA Tournament win

UVA basketball players Isaiah Wilkins, Evan Nolte and Mike Tobey talk with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham after the Cavs’ 81-45 win over Hampton in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


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UVA coach Tony Bennett fine after fainting spell

The only drama in the 81-45 win for top seed UVA over Hampton in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament was the health of coach Tony Bennett.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after win at NCAA Tournament

UVA coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill and London Perrantes talk with reporters after Virginia’s 81-45 win over Hampton in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


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Top seed UVA cruises past Hampton in NCAA Tournament opener

Top seed UVA closed the first half on a 20-3 run and coasted from there in posting an 81-45 win over #16 seed Hampton in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


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Live Blog: UVA at the NCAA Tournament

AFP editor Chris Graham is courtside as top seed UVA (26-7) will face #16 seed Hampton (21-10) in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament today in Raleigh, N.C.


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Game Notes: #1 UVA plays #16 Hampton in NCAA Tournament first round

No. 1 seed UVA (26-7) plays No. 16 seed Hampton (21-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 17.


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Game Preview: #1 seed UVA set to face Hampton in NCAA Tournament

Hampton, facing Midwest top seed UVA on Thursday, likes to push tempo, averaging 72.2 possessions per game, according to KenPom.com.


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Sponsor AFP coverage of Virginia’s run in the NCAA Tournament

The Virginia Cavaliers are the #1 seed in the Midwest Regional, and Augusta Free Press is going on the Road to the Final Four with the Wahoos!


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Virginia basketball fans: Sit back and enjoy the ride

Virginia basketball fans could learn from … Virginia baseball fans. (We’re pretty much one and the same.)


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Podcast: Breaking down Midwest Region, #1 seed Virginia

The UVA Sports Today crew looks at the path for #1 seed Virginia in the Midwest Region in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


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No. 1 seed Virginia faces No. 16 Hampton in NCAA First Round

No. 1 seed Virginia will make its 20th NCAA Tournament appearance. It was announced Sunday (March 13) that Virginia (26-7) is the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region.


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Breakdown: Virginia road through the Midwest Region

Virginia (26-7) is the top seed in the Midwest Region, and opens the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Raleigh against MEAC champ Hampton (21-10).


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Virginia earns #1 seed in Midwest: Cavs face Hampton on Thursday

For the second time in three years, Virginia is a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Cavaliers (26-7) are the top seed in the Midwest Region and will face MEAC champ Hampton (21-10) on Thursday in Raleigh.


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Syracuse loss: NCAA Tournament dagger?

Most prognosticators had Syracuse on the right side of the NCAA Tournament bubble heading into the Orange’s ACC Tournament game with Pitt on Wednesday.


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Fill out the free college hoops bracket for the Waynesboro YMCA

The folks at The Charity Bracket will donate $50,000 to the Waynesboro YMCA if you have the best score at the end of the tournament.


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Mobile March Madness: Use these apps to win your bracket

March Madness is just around the corner, and if you follow college basketball, you no doubt are getting ready to make a wager or two on the big game.


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Essential things you need to enjoy March Madness

One of the most enjoyable parts of March Madness is the filling out of the brackets. There are a number of contests out there that will allow a person to win big bucks.


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Women’s soccer: No. 1 Virginia hosts Rutgers in NCAA quarterfinals Friday

The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team hosts No. 9 Rutgers at 2 p.m. on Friday with a third consecutive berth in the College Cup on the line for the Cavaliers.


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Men’s soccer: Virginia eliminated from NCAA Tournament with 1-0 loss at No. 10 Maryland

The Virginia men’s soccer team concluded its season with a 1-0 defeat to 10th-seeded Maryland Sundayin a second-round match of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Ludwig Field in College Park. Virginia finishes the season with a 10-5-3 record.


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Women’s soccer: No. 1 Virginia defeats No. 11 USC, 2-0

Senior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and junior midfielder Alexis Shaffer (Cary, N.C.) came through for the second time on the weekend, each scoring a goal as No. 1 Virginia (19-1-2) defeated No. 11 USC (15-6-2) by a score of 2-0 on Sunday.


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Men’s soccer: Virginia travels to No. 10 Maryland Sunday in NCAA second-round match

The Virginia men’s soccer team renews acquaintances with former ACC rival Maryland Sunday when it takes on the 10th-seeded Terrapins in a second-round match of the 2015 NCAA Tournament.


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Women’s soccer: No. 1 Virginia advances with 2-0 win over UNCW

It took into the second half, but the Cavaliers got big goals from Alexis Shaffer (Cary, N.C.) and Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) to lift the home team to victory as No. 1 Virginia (18-1-2) defeated UNCW (15-7-1) by a score of 2-0 Friday night.


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Men’s soccer: Virginia ousts Rider in NCAA first round, 2-0

The Virginia men’s soccer team scored a pair of second-half goals in earning a 2-0 win over Rider Thursday evening in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Klöckner Stadium.


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Women’s soccer: Virginia hosts UNCW In NCAA second round Friday

The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team continues play in the NCAA Tournament, hosting second and third round action at Klöckner Stadium this weekend.


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Men’s soccer: Virginia hosts Rider Thursday in NCAA first-round match

The Virginia men’s soccer team plays in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at 7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 19), battling Rider at Klöckner Stadium. The programs are meeting for just the second time ever.


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Men’s soccer: Virginia earns 35th straight NCAA Tournament berth

The Virginia men’s soccer team earned its 35th-consecutive NCAA tournament selection Monday when the Cavaliers were chosen as part of the 48-team field for the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Virginia (9-4-3) plays host to Rider (14-5-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 19) in a first-round match at Klöckner Stadium.


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Field hockey: Virginia advances in NCAA Tournament with OT win over Delaware

The Virginia field hockey team (15-5) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Field Hockey Championship with a 4-3 overtime victory over Delaware (16-6) on Saturday (Nov. 14) at University Hall Turf Field in Charlottesville.


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Women’s soccer: No. 1 Virginia advances with 7-1 win over Howard in NCAA Tournament

The top-ranked Virginia (17-1-2) women’s soccer team jumped out to an early lead Friday night and exploded for five goals in the second half as the Cavaliers defeated Howard (13-8-2) by a score of 7-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


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Women’s soccer: No. 1 Virginia opens NCAA Tournament play Friday

The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team begins its quest for a third consecutive trip to the College Cup on Friday (Nov. 13) when it hosts Howard in a 6:30 p.m. NCAA Tournament first-round matchup at Klöckner Stadium.


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Field hockey: Virginia hosts NCAA 1st/2nd rounds this weekend

The Virginia field hockey team earned an at-large bid and the No. 3 overall seed in the 2015 NCAA Field Hockey Championship and will host first and second round games Nov. 14-15 at University Hall Turf Field in Charlottesville.


Live Blog: UVA baseball faces Maryland in Game 2 of the Charlottesville Super Regional

The UVA baseball team plays host to Maryland this weekend in the best-of-three NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional at a sold-out Davenport Field. Game 2 is set for today at 3 p.m. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be reporting live from Davenport with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


Live Blog: UVA baseball faces Maryland in Game 1 of the Charlottesville Super Regional

The UVA baseball team plays host to Maryland this weekend in the best-of-three NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional at a sold-out Davenport Field. The series opens at 4 p.m. Friday. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be reporting live from Davenport with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


Live Blog: UVA baseball takes aim at Super Regional berth

UVA baseball is one win away from the 2015 Super Regionals. The ‘Hoos play the winner of the 6 p.m. Eastern contest between Southern Cal and San Diego State at 10 p.m. tonight. A Virginia win sends the Cavs to the Super Regionals for the sixth time in the last seven years. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog during tonight’s action from the Lake Elsinore Regional, with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


UVA baseball one win away from Super Regionals: Cavs defeat San Diego State, 3-1

Brandon Waddell gave up a run on four hits in seven and a third, and UVA scored two in the bottom of the eighth to break a 1-1 tie, lifting the Cavs to a 3-1 win over San Diego State on Saturday in the Lake Elsinore Regional.


Live Blog: UVA baseball plays San Diego State in the Lake Elsinore Regional

UVA baseball will face San Diego State Saturday at 10 p.m. Eastern in the winners bracket in the Lake Elsinore Regional in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


UVA baseball: ‘Hoos top Southern Cal, 6-1, in Lake Elsinore Regional

Southern Cal starter Kyle Davis held UVA hitless into the seventh inning, but the ‘Hoos broke through in the late innings, and rode a strong effort from Connor Jones to take home a 6-1 win in the opening game of the Lake Elsinore Regional Friday afternoon.


Live Blog: UVA baseball opens NCAA Tournament play

The UVA baseball team opens NCAA tournament play at 6 p.m. ET on Friday as it takes on Southern California in the NCAA Lake Elsinore Regional in Lake Elsinore, Calif. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog during the game with score and situational updates, commentary, analysis and more.


UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor doing the right thing, the obvious thing, with Nathan Kirby

Nobody who is a UVA baseball fan wants to hear this, but Cavs coach Brian O’Connor is obviously doing the right thing shelving All-America ace lefty Nathan Kirby for what is in effect the rest of his college career.


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Podcast: Previewing the 2015 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk college baseball. Chris previews the 2015 NCAA Baseball Tournament with a focus on UVA, the #3 seed in the Lake Elsinore Regional, and Radford, the #2 seed in the Nashville Regional. Can either the ‘Hoos or the Highlanders pull the upset and advance to Super Regional play?


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Podcast: Can UVA baseball pull the upset in Santa Barbara?

It didn’t look like UVA baseball was even bound for the ACC Tournament. A late-season surge has the Cavs headed to California for the opening weekend of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down the Lake Elsinore Regional being hosted by top seed UC-Santa Barbara. Can the ‘Hoos pull the upset and advance to Super Regional play for the sixth time in seven years? Guess ‘Hoo thinks it will happen?


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UVA baseball awaits NCAA Tournament fate after loss to N.C. State

The UVA baseball team lost to NC State, 10-2, Saturday evening in the final game of pool play at the ACC Baseball Championship at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.


UVA men’s tennis wins 2015 national championship

The third-ranked UVA men’s tennis team captured its second NCAA Championship in the past three years with a 4-1 victory over top-seeded Oklahoma in Tuesday’s final at the Hurd Tennis Center.


Longwood softball concludes historic season in NCAA Tournament

In a banner season for the Longwood softball program, the Lancers added another first to its resume by capturing its first NCAA Tournament victory in the Division I era Saturday afternoon at the Knoxville Regional.


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JMU softball wins NCAA Tournament opener

James Madison freshman pitcher Megan Good capped a six-run fifth inning with an RBI double that terminated the Dukes’ 9-1 win versus Binghamton in the second game of the NCAA Softball Championship Harrisonburg Regional on Friday evening at Veterans Memorial Park.


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Women’s Tennis: UVA eliminated by Baylor in NCAA Tournament Round of 16

Rachael James-Baker defeated Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) 6-7, 7-5, 6-1 to lift No. 8 seed Baylor past No. 9 seed Virginia 4-3 in a round of 16 match at the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Friday (May 15) night at Hurd Tennis Center in Waco.