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Video: UVA coach Tony Bennett on ACC Tournament loss

After his team’s 71-67 loss to North Carolina in Friday night’s semifinals, UVA head coach Tony Bennett talks about his team’s slow start, their inability to stop UNC defensively and how his team needs to grow heading into the NCAA Tournament.


Press Conference: UVA after loss to UNC in ACC Tournament

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and players Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill talk with reporters after the Cavs’ loss to North Carolina in the 2015 ACC Tournament.


UVA basketball’s Evan Nolte: In a rhythm at ACC Tournament

Top-seeded UVA got out to a 16-2 lead against Florida State in the opening minutes of their quarterfinal matchup in the ACC Tournament on Thursday, and junior Evan Nolte was a big part of the early flurry.


Justin Anderson returns for UVA: Baby steps

You knew not to expect UVA guard Justin Anderson to immediately be the All-America candidate that he was before he went down to injury on Feb. 7.


Press Conference: UVA after Florida State win in the ACC Tournament

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and players Evan Nolte and Mike Tobey talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 58-44 win over Florida State in the 2015 ACC Tournament.


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UVA Notebook: Cavs ready for March Madness

Slow starts: Syracuse and Louisville each jumped out to quick double-digit leads over third-ranked UVA in games last week. Coach Tony Bennett noted after the Louisville game Saturday night that his team can’t afford to continue come out of the gate as sluggish as it has been of late.


UVA basketball’s Bennett, Brogdon, Tobey earn ACC coaches’ awards

The UVA men’s basketball team had four players earn All-ACC awards Monday as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its 2014-15 Coaches’ All-ACC honors.


UVA’s Bennett named ACC coach of the year: Brogdon, Atkins, Anderson, Gill honored

The UVA men’s basketball team had four players earn All-ACC awards Sunday as the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) announced its 2014-15 honors. The Cavaliers tied a school record with three All-ACC selections, while Tony Bennett repeated as ACC Coach of the Year and senior Darion Atkins (Clinton, Md.) was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year.


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Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, UVA coach Tony Bennett highlight ACC honors

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor and Notre Dame senior Jerian Grant lead the 2014-15 All-ACC Basketball Team, as voted upon by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).


UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett: Justin Anderson may be in lineup at Louisville

Junior guard Justin Anderson got good news during a doctor visit on Monday, and UVA coach Tony Bennett said on his radio show Tuesday that the All-America candidate may be able to play Saturday in the Cavs’ regular-season finale at Louisville.


UVA basketball: Who cares who gets the credit?

You want to know why UVA is 27-1? Coach Tony Bennett will let you in on the secret.


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Interview: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs defeated Virginia Tech, 69-57, on Saturday.


Why Evan Nolte gets minutes for #2 UVA

To suggest that Evan Nolte is even an enigma can get certain sections of the UVA fan base fired up mad.


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Wounded warriors: UVA basketball dealing with glut of injuries

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett expects to know later in the day on Monday if he will have point guard London Perrantes for the second-ranked Cavs’ game at Wake Forest Wednesday night.


Next man up: #2 UVA wins without Anderson, Perrantes

Second-ranked UVA lost second-leading scorer Justin Anderson during its 52-47 win over then-#9 Louisville. The Cavs won their next three without Anderson, though the wins – over N.C. State, Wake Forest and Pitt – were anything but pretty.


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Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs defeated Florida State, 51-41, on Sunday.


Should Mike Tobey see more time for #2 UVA?

Seven-footer Mike Tobey can carry second-ranked UVA, like he did early in the 76-27 win over Harvard on Dec. 21 when he scored the Cavs’ first nine points to fuel the early run that set the tone for that blowout win.


O, Marial: UVA freshman Shayok comes up big late in win over Pitt

UVA freshman Marial Shayok had seemed to hit the freshman wall, going scoreless in his last six games dating back to the win over Georgia Tech on Jan. 22.


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Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett after Pitt win

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavaliers defeated Pitt, 61-49, in ACC action on Monday.


Closing out games: What UVA needs to do to finish off opponents down the stretch

Lost in all the attention being given to the absence of second-leading scorer Justin Anderson is the trouble that second-ranked UVA has had closing out games of late, a trend that dates back to the last couple of games before Anderson went down with a broken finger on his left hand.


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Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett on Wake Forest win

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters following the second-ranked Cavs’ 61-60 win over Wake Forest on Saturday in ACC action in Charlottesville, Va.


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Life without Justin Anderson: UVA coach Tony Bennett presses forward

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett pushed the incline on the treadmill up a little steeper this morning, steeling himself for the challenge up ahead for his second-ranked Cavaliers, who will have to finish the 2014-2015 regular season without second-leading scorer Justin Anderson.


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UVA coach Tony Bennett on win over Louisville

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs topped #9 Louisville, 52-47, on Saturday.


Tony Bennett on PTI: Talks Duke loss, building culture at UVA

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett was a guest on “Pardon The Interruption” with ESPN hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon on Thursday.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett after win at UNC

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked ‘Hoos defeated #13 North Carolina, 75-64, on Monday night.


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Breaks in the Pack-Line? Duke pushes pace, attacks UVA D from perimeter

UVA scored the opening basket 2:18 in Saturday night, on a tip-in by Darion Atkins. Before the Hoo Crew showered the stands with orange and blue streamers, Duke guard Quin Cook had already answered, four seconds later, with a driving layup.


Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs were upset at home on Saturday by #4 Duke, 69-63.


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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.


Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett on win at Virginia Tech

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs won 50-47 at Virginia Tech on Sunday.


What is up with UVA forward Anthony Gill?

Remember back when Anthony Gill was dominating Davidson en route to scoring a season-high 25 points in a UVA win on Dec. 30?


Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs (18-0, 6-0) defeated Georgia Tech, 57-28, on Thursday.


Scott German: UVA basketball passes first semester with solid A grade

Second-ranked UVA received its first-semester grade Tuesday in front of a near-capacity crowd at John Paul Jones Arena. Passing the midpoint of the 2014-15 regular season, the Cavaliers earned its A after a nearly flawless second-half performance in a 65-42 win over Clemson.


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Isaiah Wilkins getting more minutes for #2 UVA

UVA freshman forward Isaiah Wilkins hadn’t played in several games before he heard his name called Saturday at Notre Dame.


Audio: UVA coach Tony Bennett Clemson postgame

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs’ 65-42 win over Clemson on Tuesday in ACC action.


Taking care of business: #2 UVA patiently dismantles Clemson

Second-ranked UVA led just 25-19 at the half, and Clemson had to feel some confidence going into the locker room.


Scott German: UVA basketball fans getting fat, happy

While in a local convenience store Wednesday evening before heading home after attending the UVA-N.C. State basketball game, I overheard two Cavalier basketball fans lamenting the fact that Virginia only won by 10 points against the Wolfpack.


UVA a little too three-happy

The approach offensively for third-ranked UVA in the first half of its 61-51 win over N.C. State seemed a bit uninspired, to say the least.


D-back: N.C. State win more like it for UVA Pack-Line

Davidson scored 72, Miami scored 80, and the writers were up in arms. What was wrong with the vaunted UVA Pack-Line defense? Turns out, not much.


Audio: UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters

Audio from UVA coach Tony Bennett talking with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs defeated N.C. State, 61-51, on Wednesday.


Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs defeated N.C. State, 61-51, on Wednesday.