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Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon named ACC Player of the Year

ACC Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon of Virginia leads the 2015-16 Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) postseason basketball awards and all-conference team announced on Sunday.

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Bracket set for 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the seedings and bracket for the 63rd annual New York Life ACC Tournament.

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Malcolm Brogdon, Buzz Williams lead my All-ACC basketball ballot

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon is my ACC player of the year, and Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams is my ACC coach of the year.


ACC announces 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament schedule of events, initiatives

The ACC released on Tuesday information on a number of initiatives surrounding the 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon named ACC Player of the Week

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) has been voted the ACC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Cavaliers in a pair of games against ranked foes last week.


Virginia women earn No. 9 seed in ACC Tournament

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-14, 6-10 ACC) will be the No. 9 seed in the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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Podcast: Chris Graham breaks down the ACC

Chris Graham breaks down the storylines for the final week of regular-season play in the ACC: who will be the champ, who will be the player of the year and more.

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That Anthony Gill crisis? Crisis averted: Gill is back

All that stuff about Virginia senior forward Anthony Gill being in a crisis? Two numbers for you: 15 and 9.

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Virginia poised for postseason run? Bennett, Brogdon say yes

Virginia won the ACC regular season title the past two seasons, but a third might be difficult just based on the logjam at the top of the conference.

Not your father’s Virginia team: And not your father’s Virginia win

#3 Virginia now owns wins over two teams in the running for a #1 national seed, Villanova back on Dec. 19 and North Carolina on Saturday night.

Inside the Numbers: Brogdon, Gill huge for #3 Virginia

The crew from ESPN College GameDay looked at the ACC player of the year race as a winner-take-all. Which means Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon wins, we have to presume.

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#3 Virginia toughs out gritty win over #7 North Carolina

Didn’t it seem like a heavyweight title fight? Every time Virginia punched, North Carolina counterpunched, and then when the Heels would throw a haymaker, the ‘Hoos would respond with a flurry.

#3 Virginia holds off #7 North Carolina, 79-74

Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points and Anthony Gill had 15 to lead #3 Virginia to a 79-74 win over #7 North Carolina on Saturday.

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Live Blog: #3 Virginia hosts #7 North Carolina in big ACC matchup

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #3 Virginia (21-6, 10-5 ACC) hosts #7 North Carolina (23-5, 12-3 ACC) in ACC action.

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ESPN College GameDay crew breaks down Virginia, North Carolina ahead of epic clash

Duke great Jay Williams thinks Virginia is playing the kind of basketball that can bring a national championship to Wahoo Nation.

ESPN College GameDay crew on ACC player of the year: Malcolm or Brice?

The ACC player of the year race is a “coin flip” between Malcolm Brogdon and Brice Johnson, ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas said Friday on the eve of the matchup between #3 Virginia and #7 North Carolina.

Game Notes: #3 Virginia hosts #7 North Carolina Saturday night

#3 Virginia (21-6, 10-5 ACC) hosts #7 North Carolina (23-5, 12-3 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Saturday (Feb. 27).

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Game Preview: #3 Virginia hosts #7 North Carolina in ACC clash

Down is up, up is down. Virginia is ranked third, North Carolina is seventh. Carolina is atop the ACC, UVA is in a three-way tied for fourth.

Women’s basketball: Virginia holds off North Carolina to win 72-68

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-13, 6-9 ACC) held on for a 72-68 victory over North Carolina (14-16, 4-11 ACC) on Thursday.

Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts North Carolina on Senior Day

The Virginia women’s basketball team (15-13, 5-9 ACC) plays its final home game of the 2015-16 season, hosting North Carolina (14-15, 4-10 ACC) on Thursday.

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Chris Graham: Early thinking on All-ACC voting

All-ACC ballots are due in two weeks, and we’ve got ourselves some serious dilemmas to resolve in terms of the voting.

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March Madness: How many does the ACC get in?

The ACC has three teams in the RPI Top 10, five in the Top 20, six in the Top 30, seven in the Top 50, and an eighth just outside the Top 50.

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Should coaches call timeout to set up final play, or let them play?

Three high-profile ACC games have come down to a last shot. One coach called a timeout to set up a play, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski against Virginia.

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Duke stuns UNC: ACC race tight as a tick

#20 Duke hung around, hung around, hung around, and then turned it around late in a 74-73 win at fifth-ranked North Carolina Wednesday night.

Men’s tennis: Virginia falls to North Carolina in ITA Indoors Finals

The top-seeded Virginia men’s tennis team (8-1) fell 4-2 to third-seeded North Carolina (9-0) in the finals of the 2016 ITA Indoor Nationals.

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Jackson, Ingram named ACC basketball players of the week

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson has earned Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week honors for the first time this season.

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Virginia announces start time for Feb. 27 home game with UNC

The start time for the Virginia men’s basketball game vs. North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 27 at John Paul Jones Arena has been set for 6:30 p.m.

ACC announces UVA’s conference opponents for next two seasons

Virginia will face each of the 14 ACC opponents during the 18-game league schedule that includes nine home games and nine away contests in each of the next two seasons.

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ACC releases conference matchups for next two basketball seasons

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18-game conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.

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ACC announces 2015 All-ACC Academic Football Team

The 56-person 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team was announced Wednesday by Commissioner John Swofford.

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Bring your business courtside (almost) to 2016 ACC Tournament

Augusta Free Press will once again be courtside at the ACC Tournament – this year coming to the nation’s capital March 8-12.

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N.C. State’s Cat Barber named ACC Basketball Player of the Week

N.C. State junior Cat Barber has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season.

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ACC announces 2016 Basketball Legends Class

Fourteen former standout players and a three-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year headline this year’s class of ACC Basketball Legends presented by New York Life.

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ACC named Ted Jackson assistant coordinator for football replay

The ACC announced today that Ted Jackson, a long-time collegiate football on-field and replay official, has been named as the league’s first Assistant Coordinator for Football Replay.

Women’s basketball: Virginia on the road at N.C. State on Wednesday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-8, 3-4 ACC) plays at NC State (14-6, 5-2 ACC) on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Broughton High School in Raleigh, N.C.

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ACC announces 2016 football schedules

The 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule released Tuesday by the league again features one of the most difficult non-conference slates among the Power Five Conferences.

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Brice Johnson named ACC basketball player of the week

North Carolina senior Brice Johnson has been selected as the ACC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season.

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Weather forces early tip for North Carolina at Virginia Tech

Due to continued weather conditions, the North Carolina at Virginia Tech game, originally scheduled for 6:30 pm on Sunday, January 24, will now tip at 3:00 pm.

Blue Ridge Parkway announces full closure

Due to the current winter storm, a full closure of the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway is in effect until further notice.

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Dominion Virginia Power prepared for heavy snowfall, high winds

Dominion Virginia Power is prepared to respond to heavy snowfall and high winds forecast to move through Virginia and North Carolina beginning Friday.

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Blossomgame, Beasley take ACC basketball weekly honors

Clemson’s Jaron Blossomgame has been selected as the ACC Basketball Player of the Week, while Florida State’s Malik Beasley earned Rookie of the Week honors.