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Podcast: Chris Graham talks with ESPN College GameDay about UVA, UNC

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham interviews ESPN College GameDay analysts Jay Williams, Jay Bilas and Seth Greenberg on the eve of the matchup between #3 UVA and #7 UNC.

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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.

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Jahlil Okafor, The Pack-Line, Tony Bennett: ESPN’s Jay Williams, Seth Greenberg break down Duke, UVA

One of the overriding questions heading into Saturday’s epic ACC clash between second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke concerns the Blue Devils’ freshman center, Jahlil Okafor.

Seth Greenberg shares GameDay wisdom in advance of UVA-Duke

ESPN College GameDay is in Charlottesville, with Saturday’s clash between second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke the showstopper act to what promises to be a memorable day at the John Paul Jones Arena.

ESPN analyst, former Virginia Tech coach, Seth Greenberg on UVA-Duke showdown

ESPN basketball analyst Seth Greenberg talks with reporters on the eve of the clash between second-ranked UVA and #4 Duke.

Not exactly breaking news: But no, Kentucky will not go undefeated

Kentucky, of course, still has a “legitimate shot to finish the regular season undefeated.” This from ESPN basketball guru Seth Greenberg late Tuesday, otherwise explaining away how the supposedly indomitable Wildcats escaped its SEC opener with unranked Ole Miss, winning 89-86 in overtime.

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Virginia Tech fires basketball coach James Johnson after just two seasons

James Johnson was fired as the head coach of the Virginia Tech basketball program, after the Hokies turned in the program’s worst season in 59 years.

Chris Graham: Dumb move, dumping Greenberg

All Seth Greenberg did in Blacksburg was win 58 percent of his games in nine seasons. Keep in mind that in the eight seasons prior to his arrival, Virginia Tech had won just 49 percent of its games, and that the program had gone a woeful 30-54 in the three seasons before Greenberg showed up […]

Selection Sunday: What it all means

Virginia and Virginia Tech need to beef up their out-of-conference schedules OK, so ACC teams don’t get to play the likes of Georgia State in January and February. That said, the Committee has made it clear that it expects power-conference teams to play more challenging nonconference schedules than Seth Greenberg likes to put together. That […]

Don't sleep on the Hokies – not yet

I’m among those surprised by the sleepy 5-4 start by Virginia Tech, considering the talent that Seth Greenberg has back (Malcolm Delaney, Jeff Allen, Dorenzo Hudson, Victor Davila) and the run that this group was able to make last year, when the Hokies were jobbed out of an NCAA Tournament bid after posting a 23-7 […]

Greenberg: Oh, yeah, he’s gone

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net    “I’m the coach at Virginia Tech.” That was Seth Greenberg’s answer over the weekend at the end of an interview on ESPN in which he was trying to sell his Virginia Tech team’s NCAA Tournament hopes to the world to a question about whatever interest he might have in […]

Hokies roar back from 10 down, steal Cavs hearts, 76-71

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Everything is right with the world. Virginia is up 10 with 3:02 to go at home against its in-state ACC rival. One stop and one basket, maybe two, and the game is over, you’re 4-1 in the ACC, and who knows what happens from there? Here’s what happened from […]

Greenberg: ‘We have a good basketball team that is getting better’

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Want evidence of how wild and wacky the ACC seems to be right now? Take Virginia Tech as a case in point. The Hokies looked like world-beaters for a half in Chapel Hill before falling apart in the second half of a 78-64 loss, then went out and ate […]

Halfway there

Tech looks good in half vs. UNC, but second half shows Hokies still have work to do Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net For a half, Virginia Tech looked and played like a Top 10 team. But you have to play more than a half to win on the road in the ACC. “In the second […]

Greenberg: ‘We’re still really trying to find ourselves’

12-1 Hokies getting ready for ACC opener with UNC Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Coaches of 12-1 teams talking about their teams “trying to find” themselves are almost always engaging in subterfuge. “I don’t want my team to think there as good as I think they are” might be what they’re really saying. That, or, […]

Creampuffs, my …

Cut Seth Greenberg some slack on early-season schedule Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net I get tired of hearing how if you’re, say, Virginia Tech, you’d better put together a marquee nonconference schedule, because if you don’t, you know, you’re committing some grand sin. Case in point: an article by Roanoke Times Virginia Tech beat writer […]