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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.


Podcast: Chris Graham talks Sweet 16 on Mark Moses Show

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks with the Mark Moses Show on 1560-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla., about the Sweet 16.


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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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UVA-Iowa State in the Sweet 16: One way it might go

You’re a UVA basketball fan, and you know how the Sweet 16 matchup with Iowa State should go.


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Podcast: UVA Sports Today crew breaks down Sweet 16

UVA Sports Today host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham preview Friday’s Sweet 16 game between the Cavs and Iowa State.


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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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UVA prepares for challenge of Iowa State’s Georges Niang

Good stretch fours have given UVA fits all season. Iowa State senior Georges Niang might be the best the Cavs will face.


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Chicago Bound: AFP to follow UVA to Sweet 16

Top seed UVA is headed to Chicago for the Sweet 16 – and Augusta Free Press is on the Road to the Final Four with the Cavaliers!


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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.


And then there were eight: VCU advances to Elite Eight in dramatic fashion

A Bradford Burgess layup on an inbounds play with seven seconds to go extended Virginia Commonwealth’s Cinderella run as the Rams knocked off Florida State 72-71 in overtime in the Southwest Region semifinals Friday night. The Rams (27-11) led by as many as nine points in the second half but went ice-cold in the final […]


Richmond falls to #1 seed Kansas in Sweet 16

Richmond fell to top-seeded Kansas, 77-57, in the NCAA Sweet 16 Friday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Senior Justin Harper led Richmond with 22 points. The hot-shooting Kansas took the wind out of Richmond’s sails early, with a 14-2 run to take a 31-9 lead with 6:35 remaining in first frame. Richmond […]


The AFP on WREL: Sweet (16) Dreams

AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia sports on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a look back and look ahead at VCU and Richmond and their runs in the NCAA Tournament. Can either of the two surprise Sweet 16 teams be Final Four-bound?


The AFP on WREL: Sweet (16) Dreams

AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia sports on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a look back and look ahead at VCU and Richmond and their runs in the NCAA Tournament. Can either of the two surprise Sweet 16 teams be Final Four-bound? Chris and Jim then break down the rest of […]


Sweet 16: Richmond 2, Big East 2

You read that right. Our state’s capital city has all of two NCAA teams, both of which made the NCAA Tournament field of 68, and both of which fought their way into the Sweet 16 with a combined record of 5-0. Meanwhile, the entirety of the Big East, a 16-team superconference stretching from the Northeast […]


Rams paste Purdue, headed to Sweet 16

For the past week, all the talk has been about how the Virginia Commonwealth University men’s basketball team was out to prove they belong in the 2011 NCAA Tournament. After three decisive and impressive victories, the statement is now, How far can the Black & Gold dance? On Sunday evening, the 11th-seeded Rams etched their […]