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The one in which I offer criticism for Tony Bennett: And get banished

Where we are right now in Virginia basketball history: either you loudly proclaim your uncritical and undying love for coach Tony Bennett, or you’re voted off the island. I’ve got a few sticks together for my makeshift life raft.


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Virginia coach Tony Bennett wins third Henry Iba Award

Virginia coach Tony Bennett, who has guided the Cavaliers to a 28-2 overall regular-season record that includes an ACC-record 17-1 conference mark, has been named the winner of the Henry Iba Award, given annually by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to the national coach of the year.


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Postgame: Virginia’s Tony Bennett, Kyle Guy and Devon Hall talk win over Louisville

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and players Kyle Guy and Devon Hall talk with reporters after UVA’s 75-58 win over Louisville on Thursday in the 2018 ACC Tournament.


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UVA coach Tony Bennett named USBWA District III Coach of the Year

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett was named the 2018 USBWA District III Coach of the Year, announced by the organization on Tuesday. Kyle Guy (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Devon Hall (Virginia Beach, Va.) were named to the All-District III Team.


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Missing banners don’t define Tony Bennett, Virginia

The Virginia basketball team is likely not going to finish 18-0 in the ACC. Odds are that the ‘Hoos won’t be ranked #1 in the regular season. Villanova is too good right now, and UVA has tough road games at Florida State and Miami in the next week.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett on win over Georgia Tech

Virginia coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 64-48 win at Georgia Tech Thursday night.


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What Will Tony Do? UVA fans wailing, gnashing teeth over Bennett

UVA basketball fans get worked up this time each year over the fate of our beloved coach Tony Bennett.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett on big win over Pitt

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs defeated Pitt, 67-42, on Saturday.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett on win over #5 UNC

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 53-43 win over #5 North Carolina.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett on win at N.C. State

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with the media after the #18 Cavs won 70-55 at N.C. State on Saturday.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett on loss to Duke

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 65-55 loss to Duke.


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Video: UVA coach Tony Bennett talks Duke

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with VirginiaSportsTV about the Cavs’ upcoming game with #12 Duke.


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Postgame: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett on win over #4 Louisville

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after his Cavs defeated #4 Louisville, 71-55, on Monday.


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UVA coach Tony Bennett still trying to figure things out

‘Hoo woulda thunk it, that the weak point for #11 UVA Wednesday night at Pitt would be on the defensive end?


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Video: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks Ohio State

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks about his team’s upcoming game with Ohio State in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players talk big win over Grambling State

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Darius Thompson and Kyle Guy talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 90-34 win over Grambling State.


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UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett: Doing it the right way

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett has been lauded far and wide after announcing the dismissal of star forward Austin Nichols.


UVA v. Virginia Tech: And your favorite is?

Let’s get right down to it: your favorite college sports school, UVA or Virginia Tech. And the survey said?


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UVA basketball’s Bennett, Brogdon and Gill honored by VaSID

UVA basketball’s Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill were honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after Elite Eight loss

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Mike Tobey, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 68-62 loss to Syracuse.


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Press Conference: UVA talks Elite Eight matchup with Syracuse

UVA coach Tony Bennett and a group of Cavs players talk with reporters on the eve of the matchup with Syracuse in the Elite Eight on Sunday.


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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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Press Conference: UVA basketball at the Sweet 16

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill and London Perrantes talk with reporters in Chicago on the eve of the Midwest Regional.


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Strong start: Top seed UVA takes care of business

Top seed UVA had been in this position before. As a top seed in 2014, the Cavs trailed #16 seed Coastal Carolina by 10 points in the first half and had to rally to win.


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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: Virginia coach Tony Bennett at ACC Tournament

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 61-57 loss to North Carolina in the ACC Tournament final on Saturday.


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Press Conference: Virginia coach Tony Bennett at the ACC Tournament

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and players Malcolm Brogdon and London Perrantes talk with reporters after the Cavs defeated Miami, 73-68, on Friday in the ACC Tournament.


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Press Conference: Virginia coach Tony Bennett at the ACC Tournament

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and seniors Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill talk with reporters after a 72-52 win over Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.


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Going out with class: Virginia seniors cap wild JPJ ride

Virginia is 41-1 at home since the exam break in December 2013. If you wear orange and blue, you pretty much know when you get in your car to head to the John Paul Jones Arena that the good guys are going to win.


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Chairman of the boards: Mike Tobey has career night for #4 Virginia

Over an eight-game stretch beginning Feb. 3, Virginia senior forward Mike Tobey had 19 rebounds. Total. Saturday night, Tobey had 20.


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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.


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How good is Malcolm Brogdon? ACC player of the year good

Call the engraver. Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon is your ACC player of the year. And if you have any question about that, ask Cat Barber.


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Virginia D takes Pitt out of its rhythm

Pitt shot 39.1 percent from the field, was just 2-of-13 from three-point range, and had to scramble to get to 50. Which means Virginia coach Tony Bennett was happy.


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Virginia gets boost from Isaiah Wilkins

Isaiah Wilkins helped set the defensive tone for Virginia early on Saturday in his first start since a 70-68 loss at Virginia Tech on Jan. 4.


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Virginia coach Tony Bennett: ‘You can do this. Now, will you?’

Tony Bennett has been playing mind games with his 11th-ranked Virginia team for going on a month now. He may have finally broken through in his pregame talk on Saturday.


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Virginia coach Tony Bennett: Wake Forest outplayed us

“Wake Forest really outplayed us,” UVA coach Tony Bennett said, understandably understated after #11 Virginia stole a 72-71 road win on Tuesday.


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#13 Virginia wins with … offense

Virginia coach Tony Bennett wants his team to improve on the defensive end. What coach doesn’t, right?


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#13 Virginia coming apart at the seams? Not exactly

Much discussion in the past 36 hours on the message boards has focused on what appears to be a growing divisiveness on the Virginia basketball team.


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Putting it bluntly: #13 Virginia just plain stinks

Virginia coach Tony Bennett tried yet another starting lineup at Florida State Sunday night, his fifth in five ACC games. This one didn’t work, either.


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Tony Bennett: Virginia still has a lot of work to do

If you didn’t know the final score, you’d think from listening to Virginia coach Tony Bennett that his team had just lost by 20 points.