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Game Preview: Clemson, minus Grantham, heads to #2 Virginia

Clemson faces its first test without injured forward Donte Grantham in probably the toughest environment possible – at second-ranked Virginia.


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How do you get Virginia freshman De’Andre Hunter more minutes?

Redshirt freshman Virginia guard De’Andre Hunter is averaging 17.2 minutes per game. If there was a way for him to average 40, it might not be enough.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett on win at Wake Forest

Virginia coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 59-49 win at Wake Forest on Sunday.


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Chris Graham, Scott German break down #2 Virginia’s win at Wake Forest

Chris Graham and Scott German break down #2 UVA’s 59-49 win over Wake Forest on Sunday, focusing on how defense travels, De’Andre Hunter is a difference-maker, and wishing aloud that Cory Alexander would get assigned to other games.


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#2 Virginia holds off gritty Wake Forest, wins 59-49

Second-ranked Virginia led Wake Forest by just one at the under-eight media timeout, but back-to-back threes by Devon Hall and De’Andre Hunter gave the ‘Hoos some breathing room, and UVA held on for a 59-49 win Sunday night in Winston-Salem.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia tops Virginia Tech, 61-52

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-7, 6-1 ACC) picked up a 61-52 victory over Virginia Tech (13-6, 2-5 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 21) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Live Blog: #2 UVA faces Wake Forest in ACC Sunday Night Hoops

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #2 UVA (17-1, 6-0 ACC) faces Wake Forest (8-10, 1-5 ACC) Sunday at 6 p.m. in Winston-Salem, N.C.


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Game Preview: #2 Virginia looks to keep rolling at Wake Forest on Sunday

This was supposed to be the year that Danny Manning took Wake Forest basketball to the next level. After a surprise NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017, though, this has been anything but a breakthrough year for Manning and the Demon Deacons.


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Game Notes: #2 Virginia back on the road Sunday at Wake Forest

No. 2 Virginia (17-1, 6-0 ACC) continues ACC men’s basketball game at Wake Forest (8-10, 1-5 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 21. Tipoff at Joel Coliseum is set for 6 p.m.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts Virginia Tech on Sunday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (12-7, 5-1 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (13-6, 2-4 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 12:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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How long can this new golden era of UVA basketball last?

Chris Graham and Scott German take a long view on UVA basketball on this special Street Knowledge, comparing the Ralph Sampson and Tony Bennett eras, the two golden eras, and wondering how long this new one can last.


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Defense, better rebounding, key #2 Virginia in win at Georgia Tech

This is a broken record, so, sorry, but, yes, defense keyed #2 Virginia in its win at Georgia Tech Thursday night.


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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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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Breaking down UVA’s win at Georgia Tech

Chris Graham and Scott German offer analysis and commentary on #2 UVA’s 64-48 win at Georgia Tech Thursday night in Atlanta.


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#2 Virginia wins at Georgia Tech, 64-48

Second-ranked Virginia overcame a sluggish start to lead by nine at the half en route to a 64-48 win at Georgia Tech on Thursday.


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Live Blog: #2 Virginia faces Georgia Tech in ACC Thursday night action

Chris Graham leads our live blog as second-ranked Virginia (16-1, 5-0 ACC) faces Georgia Tech (10-7, 3-1 ACC) in ACC basketball action on Thursday.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA hoops, football, Mad About U

Chris Graham welcomes Jeff Fife to the podcast today, to talk some UVA basketball, break down the 2018 Virginia football schedule, and talk a little personal history, including the launch of ACC Nation, and the work on the book on the history of University Hall.


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Game Preview: #2 Virginia faces test at surprising Georgia Tech

That Georgia Tech team that lost at home to Grambling State and on the road at Wofford, and beat Bethune-Cookman at home by one? #2 Virginia doesn’t get that bunch.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Talking NASCAR with Rod Mullins

Chris Graham welcomes Rod Mullins to the podcast to talk the NASCAR beat. Topics include the latest on Danica Patrick getting a ride for Daytona, renovations at Martinsville impacting seats, proposed budget caps for NASCAR teams, and talk about Dale Earnhardt Jr. being part of a group interested in buying the NFL’s Carolina Panthers.


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Game Notes: #2 Virginia heads to Georgia Tech for ACC game on Thursday

No. 2 Virginia (16-1, 5-0 ACC) hits the road for a game an ACC men’s basketball game at Georgia Tech (10-7, 3-1 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 18. Tipoff at McCamish Pavilion is set for 8 p.m.


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Podcast: Chris Graham talks football, hoops, wrestling on Mark Moses Show

Chris Graham joins the Mark Moses Show in Melbourne, Fla., to talk college football, the NFL playoffs, ACC basketball and the upcoming WWE Royal Rumble, with some Dilly! Dilly! thrown in for good measure.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Jeff Fife joins to talk UVA hoops, WWE

Chris Graham and Jeff Fife talk UVA basketball rising to #2 in the AP poll, the next few games for the ‘Hoos, then switch gears to talk Goldberg in the WWE Hall of Fame, wrestling’s Mount Rushmore, and the future of Paige.


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The Minnesota Miracle, Kicksix, and a late night in Brooklyn

Scott German and I were wrapping up a Facebook Live recap of Virginia’s 68-51 win over NC State Sunday night when we heard a commotion from a luxury box nearby.


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AP ranks Virginia #2: First time since 2015

Virginia is ranked second in this week’s Associated Press Top 25, the highest ranking for the ‘Hoos since the 2014-2015 season.


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Analysis: How talented is this year’s Virginia basketball team compared to recent groups?

A TV commentator talking in the media room before Sunday’s Virginia-NC State game offered the thought that Tony Bennett is doing his best job as a UVA coach this season because he doesn’t have the talent he had in past years to work with.


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Inside the Numbers: Virginia neutralizes NC State’s post game

NC State had a 40-22 advantage in points in the paint, rebounded 40 percent of its misses, and had a 14-5 edge on Virginia in second-chance points. And yet I still assert that the ‘Hoos neutralized the Pack’s post game in the 68-51 win Sunday night.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, players on win over NC State

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and UVA players Kyle Guy, Devon Hall and Isaiah Wilkins talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 68-51 win over NC State on Sunday.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia falls 55-48 at No. 16 Duke

The Virginia women’s basketball team (12-7, 5-1 ACC) suffered a 55-48 loss at No. 16 Duke (14-4, 3-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 14) at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Breaking down #3 Virginia win over NC State

Chris Graham and Scott German offer analysis and commentary on #3 Virginia’s 68-51 win over NC State.


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Live Blog: #3 Virginia hosts NC State in ACC Sunday matchup

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #3 Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) hosts NC State (12-5, 2-2 ACC) Sunday at 6 p.m.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA-NC State ACC hoops preview

Chris Graham breaks down Sunday’s ACC hoops matchup between #3 Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) and NC State (12-5, 2-2 ACC).


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New NC State coach Kevin Keatts no stranger to matchups with Virginia

It hasn’t been that long since Virginia coach Tony Bennett and NC State coach Kevin Keatts matched X’s and O’s. It was the NCAA Tournament last March, and Keatts was at UNC Wilmington, where Keatts used a four-guard lineup to give the ‘Hoos fits.


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Game Notes: #3 Virginia hosts NC State on Sunday in ACC action

No. 3 Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) hosts NC State (12-5, 2-2 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Sunday, Jan. 14. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 6 p.m.


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Game Preview: #3 Virginia hosts NC State on ACC Sunday Night Hoops

Third-ranked Virginia might be the hottest team in the ACC right now, except for NC State, which is coming two pretty high-profile wins over ranked teams.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia wins 68-57 at Boston College

The Virginia women’s basketball team (12-6, 5-0 ACC) extended its win streak to eight games as it topped Boston College, 68-57, on Thursday (Jan. 11) at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA basketball, college football playoff, WWE/New Japan

Chris Graham flies solo on today’s Street Knowledge: talking UVA basketball’s win over Syracuse, the emergence of De’Andre Hunter, Alabama’s win over Georgia in the College Football Playoff championship, and Chris Jericho’s extended stay in New Japan.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at Boston College on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (11-6, 4-0 ACC) travels to take on Boston College (6-9, 1-1 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass.


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Emergence of De’Andre Hunter gives Virginia another dimension

The soft spot in the Syracuse 2-3 zone is the foul line. Virginia guard De’Andre Hunter was Tony Bennett’s secret weapon in attacking that soft spot in Tuesday’s 68-61 win.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, players after win over Syracuse

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and UVA players De’Andre Hunter, Devon Hall, Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 68-61 win over Syracuse.


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Inside the Numbers: Room for improvement for #3 Virginia

Nitpicking Virginia’s 68-61 win over Syracuse on Tuesday, the first nit to pick is defensive rebounding, which for the second straight game was atrocious.