Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.
Virginia Tech turned a close Military Bowl into a rout with a strong second half that turned on a defensive touchdown that helped lift the Hokies to a 33-17 win over Cincinnati on Saturday.
Interviews with UVA football coach MIke London and Cavs players following Virginia’s 30-13 win over Miami on Saturday.
Check out UVA WR Canaan Severin making a unbelievable one-handed touchdown grab for this ACC Must See Moment.
The UVA defense held a potent Miami attack in check, and put in a surprisingly dominant effort in the second half in a 30-13 win over the favored Hurricanes on Saturday night in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.
VMI redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb added more records to his outstanding debut season, but the Western Carolina Catamounts were able to hold off a second half VMI charge to down the Keydets, 42-27.
Taylor Reynolds returned two interceptions for touchdowns, and Vad Lee threw for 433 yards to fuel a monster day for the JMU offense, as the 25th-ranked Dukes won their sixth straight, defeating #14 Richmond, 55-20, on Saturday.
Virginia Tech turned three Duke turnovers into 17 points, and the Hokies escaped with a 17-16 win in Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C., on Saturday.
UVA led #2 Florida State 13-7 at the end of the first quarter with the ball. Before a minute had passed in the second quarter, the ‘Noles had the lead thanks to two Virginia miscues, setting the table for the Seminoles to post an otherwise tough 34-20 win in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday night.
Stony Brook led 24-13 at the half, but JMU rallied to take the lead on a 76-yard pass from Vad Lee to Brandon Ravenel and held on from there to post a 27-24 win on Saturday.
Old Dominion University football trailed 28-21 entering the fourth quarter to Vanderbilt but the Commodores pulled away in the final frame for a 42-28 win over the Monarchs Saturday night at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Virginia Tech rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to take the lead, but Tyler Murphy ran 57 yards for a touchdown on a third-down play with 2:59 to go to lift the Eagles to a 33-31 win.
The margin of error is gone for UVA football coach Mike London, whose tenure as the Virginia Cavaliers head man is tenuous after a 28-27 loss to North Carolina last weekend.
The Wofford College Terriers scored the first 17 points of the game to take the lead for good, and went on to a 38-3 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.
For the fourth time this season, UVA lost a game in which it outplayed its opponent statistically. Which suggests that there is talent in the program. And suggests that the problem isn’t on the field, but with the guys in headsets.
For the umpteenth time, UVA dominated an opponent statistically. For the fourth time this season, an opponent outplayed statistically walked away with the W.
Duke Johnson ran for 249 yards, the Miami defense held Virginia Tech scoreless until the final two minutes, and the Hurricanes dominated the Hokies in a 30-6 win in ACC football action in Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday night.
ODU football travels to Western Kentucky to take on the Hilltoppers at 4 p.m. EST on Saturday, Oct. 25.
A 3-yard touchdown pass from backup Thomas Sirk to tight end David Reeves broke a fourth-quarter stalemate and lifted Duke to a 20-13 win over UVA on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.
Pitt dominated on the ground, gaining 210 yards and holding Virginia Tech to a season-low 26, and the Panthers held off a late Hokies rally to post a 21-16 win in ACC football action in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday night.
Washington committed four fourth-quarter turnovers, the last a picksix thrown by quarterback Kirk Cousins that ended a last-ditch drive, and Arizona escaped with a 30-20 win on Sunday.
Old Dominion University football staged a valiant second half comeback but Jameill Showers threw two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter and the Monarchs fell 42-35 in El Paso Saturday night.
ODU football begins a three-game road trip this Saturday, Oct. 11 at UTEP. The game will be broadcast on the American Sports Network at 8 p.m. EST.
As Virginia football slogged to a 2-10 finish in 2013, it wasn’t a safe bet that UVA football coach Mike London wouldn’t be canned at the end of the season, and that if he somehow made it past that stage he wouldn’t then be a dead man walking in 2014.
UVA raced out to a 24-3 halftime lead, but Pitt hung around until the late stages before finally falling, 24-19, before 43,307 in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday night.
UVA was outplayed in a sloppy first half by heavy underdog Kent State, but took control in a dominant third quarter and ultimately coasted to a 45-13 win in front of just 33,526 fans at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.
The Samford Bulldogs scored 49 points in the first half and went on to defeat the VMI Keydets, 63-21, in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Seibert Stadium in Birmingham, Ala.
UVA dominates stats, except for the important one: Virginia outgained #21 BYU by nearly 200 yards, had more than twice as many first downs, had the ball twice as long, and still lost.
UVA outgained heavy favorite BYU by 183 total yards, had 19 more first downs and had the ball for more than 40 minutes, but the Cougars escaped with a 41-33 win on Saturday in Provo, Utah.
Ricky Segers kicked a 25-yard field goal with no time left, as ODU pulled out a 45-42 victory at Rice in the Monarchs’ first Conference USA game in school history.
Harrison Butker kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired to complete a dramatic fourth-quarter comeback that gave Georgia Tech a 27-24 win over Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on Saturday.
The betting line for Saturday’s UVA at BYU game has come back a bit, from BYU by 16 at the start of the week to as close as 13 and a half on one Vegas book.
Augusta Free Press previews the game between UVA (2-1, 1-0 ACC) and BYU (3-0). The ‘Hoos make the trek across the continent for their first road game of 2014.
East Carolina was on the verge of blowing Virginia Tech out of Lane Stadium, but the Hokies came all the way back from a 21-0 first-quarter deficit to tie the game with 1:20 to go, only to give it up in the final seconds on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Shane Carden as the Pirates upset #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21, on Saturday.
UVA converted a late Louisville turnover into a 42-yard Ian Frye field goal with 3:42 to go, and the ‘Hoos defense put up a last-drive stand to complete the 23-21 upset of #21 Louisville on Saturday at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.
Try as I might, I can’t convince myself that UVA can pull it off this weekend against #21 Louisville.
Old Dominion University football hosts Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the first FBS home game in school history.
Washington moved the ball well, but two fumbles, a blocked punt and a blocked PAT spelled doom and gloom as the Houston Texans won the season opener, 17-6, on Sunday.
More than 108,000 fans at Ohio Stadium turned eerily silent, save for a small section wearing maroon and orange, when a Donovan Riley interception return for a touchdown sealed a 35-21 upset win for Virginia Tech over eighth-ranked Ohio State Saturday night.
UVA transfers Michael Strauss and Michael Rocco threw for a combined 363 yards, but Richmond turned the ball over seven times, and Virginia made the Spiders pay in posting a 45-13 pasting before 34,533 fans and 30,414 empty seats in Scott Stadium on Saturday.
Old Dominion led 21-18 at halftime but NC State scored 28 second half points to defeat the Monarchs 46-34 Saturday night at Carter-Finley Stadium.