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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Breaking down UVA’s win over Syracuse

Chris Graham and Scott German offer analysis and insight into #3 Virginia’s 68-61 win over Syracuse on Tuesday.


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#3 Virginia holds off Syracuse, wins 68-61

A 12-2 second-half run gave #3 Virginia a working margin, but the ‘Hoos had to work to finish off Syracuse in a 68-61 win on Tuesday in Charlottesville.


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Live Blog: #3 UVA faces Syracuse in ACC Tuesday hoops action

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #3 UVA (14-1, 3-0 ACC) faces Syracuse (12-4, 1-3 ACC) Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Charlottesville.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA-Syracuse Preview

Chris Graham and Jeff Fife preview Tuesday’s ACC matchup between #3 UVA and Syracuse, and also look back at a busy and eventful weekend across the Atlantic Coast Conference.


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Game Preview: #3 Virginia faces Syracuse in ACC Tuesday hoops action

It is said of up-tempo teams that an upcoming game might very well resemble a track meet. Tuesday’s ACC clash between #3 Virginia and Syracuse might better be made akin to Greco-Roman wrestling.


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Game Notes: #3 UVA faces Syracuse on Tuesday at JPJ

No. 3 Virginia (14-1, 3-0 ACC) hosts Syracuse (12-4, 1-2 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 8 p.m.


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Virginia rises to season-high #3 in new AP hoops poll

After an impressive win over defending national champ North Carolina, Virginia moved to a season-best #3 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia downs Clemson, 70-41, wins seventh straight

The Virginia women’s basketball team (11-6, 4-0 ACC) picked up a 70-41 victory over Clemson (10-6, 0-3 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 7) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players on Cavs’ win over North Carolina

UVA coach Tony Bennett and Virginia players Devon Hall, Isaiah Wilkins, Ty Jerome and DeAndre Hunter talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 61-49 win over North Carolina.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Breaking down UVA’s win over North Carolina

Chris Graham and Scott German report from courtside after UVA’s 61-49 win over North Carolina on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: Defense ascendant as UVA topples UNC

One quibble from the 61-49 UVA win over defending national champ North Carolina: the Heels, as you would expect, dominated the offensive glass, snaring 48.7 percent of their misses, which, yeah, yikes.


#8 UVA puts the clamps down on #12 UNC, wins 61-49

Defending national champ North Carolina scored just one point in the final 7:11 after cutting the UVA lead to six, and the eighth-ranked ‘Hoos finished off a 61-49 win Saturday.


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Live Blog: #8 UVA hosts #12 UNC in key early-season ACC matchup

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #8 UVA (13-1, 2-0 ACC) hosts #12 UNC (12-3, 1-1 ACC) today at 1 p.m. in Charlottesville.


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Game Preview: #8 UVA hosts #12 UNC in Saturday ACC showdown

Defending national champ North Carolina hasn’t won in Charlottesville since 2012, dropping four straight at #8 UVA, including an ugly 53-43 loss at JPJ last February.


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Game Notes: #8 Virginia hosts #12 North Carolina on Saturday

No. 8 Virginia (13-1, 2-0 ACC) hosts No. 12 North Carolina (12-3, 1-1 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Saturday, Jan. 6. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 1 p.m.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia wins 73-63 at NC State

The Virginia women’s basketball team (10-6, 3-0 ACC) picked up a 73-63 road win at NC State (12-4, 1-2 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 4) at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA basketball, football, plus Wrestle Kingdom 12

Chris Graham and Jeff Fife break down #8 UVA’s 78-52 win at Virginia Tech Wednesday night, look back, and ahead, at Virginia football, then talk Kenny Omega-Chris Jericho at Wrestle Kingdom 12.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams

UVA coach Tony Bennett and Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams talk with reporters after the ‘Hoos defeated the Hokies 78-52 in ACC basketball action on Wednesday.


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Inside the Numbers: Why this Virginia team is dangerous

Virginia Tech did what coach Buzz Williams wanted his team to do, attacking Virginia off the dribble, getting to the foul line, and getting UVA’s bigs into foul trouble.


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#8 Virginia blasts Virginia Tech, 78-52

Eighth-ranked Virginia led by 12 at the half, and used a 15-0 second-half run to put away Virginia Tech, in a surprisingly easy 78-52 win on Wednesday in Blacksburg.


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Live Blog: #8 UVA faces Virginia Tech in ACC basketball clash

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #8 UVA (12-1, 1-0 ACC) faces Virginia Tech (11-3, 0-1 ACC) in ACC basketball action on Wednesday. The game tips off at 9 p.m.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at NC State on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (9-6, 2-0 ACC) plays at NC State (12-3, 1-1 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: UVA-Virginia Tech basketball preview

Chris Graham breaks down Wednesday’s ACC matchup between #8 Virginia and Virginia Tech, around talking about New York City, Hamilton, Spongebob Squarepants and some other fun stuff.


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Game Preview: Clash of styles marks matchup between #8 UVA, Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech wants to shoot early and often. #8 UVA wants to make you work and then have to settle. It’s a clash of styles that will come to a head for the first of two meetings in 2018 Wednesday night in Blacksburg.


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Game Notes: #8 UVA faces Virginia Tech in ACC hoops battle

No. 8 UVA (12-1, 1-0 ACC) battles in-state rival Virginia Tech (11-3, 0-1 ACC) in ACC action on Wednesday, Jan. 3. Tipoff at Cassell Coliseum is set for 9 p.m.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia downs Syracuse, 68-63

The Virginia women’s basketball team (9-6, 2-0 ACC) picked up its fifth straight win, downing RV/23 Syracuse, 68-63, on Sunday (Dec. 31) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after win over Boston College

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Kyle Guy, Isaiah Wilkins, Jack Salt and Ty Jerome talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 59-58 win over Boston College on Saturday.


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UVA-Boston College Postgame: Video highlights, game notes, more

Game notes and video highlights from #9 UVA basketball’s 59-58 win over Boston College on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA escapes rugged Boston College in ACC opener

Boston College, a 59-58 loser at UVA on Saturday, is not the 14th-best team in the ACC. That much is clear.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Breaking down UVA’s ACC opening win

Chris Graham and Scott German break down #9 UVA’s 59-58 win over Boston College in the ACC opener for the ‘Hoos.


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#9 UVA holds off Boston Colllege, 59-58, in ACC opener

Ninth-ranked UVA got 31 points from Ty Jerome, but needed two defensive stops in the final 3.1 seconds, to defeat Boston College, 59-58, on Saturday.


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Live Blog: #9 UVA hosts Boston College in ACC opener

AFP editor Chris Graham reports live as No. 9 UVA (11-1) opens its 65th season of ACC action against Boston College (10-3) on Saturday (Dec. 30). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 2 p.m.


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Game Notes: #9 UVA basketball hosts Boston College in ACC opener on Saturday

No. 9 UVA (11-1) opens its 65th season of ACC action against Boston College (10-3) on Saturday (Dec. 30). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 2 p.m.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia opens ACC play with a 62-50 victory over Pitt

The Virginia women’s basketball team (8-6, 1-0 ACC) opened its Atlantic Coast Conference schedule with a 62-50 victory over Pittsburgh (7-6, 0-1 ACC) on Thursday (Dec. 28) at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts Pitt on Thursday to open ACC play

The Virginia women’s basketball team (7-6, 0-0 ACC) begins its Atlantic Coast Conference schedule by hosting Pittsburgh (7-5, 0-0 ACC) on Thursday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Director Ric Osuna discusses film ‘The UnAmerican Struggle’

Chris Graham talks with Ric Osuna, the director of “The UnAmerican Struggle: Diversity Under Attack in America,” a look at the rise of bigotry in America since the 2016 presidential election.


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Virginia makes first appearance in AP Top 10 in 2017-2018 season

Virginia started the season unranked. Heading into the New Year, the ‘Hoos are in the AP Top 10.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Inside the Staunton Innovation Hub

Chris Graham talks with Chris Cain, the executive director of the Staunton Innovation Hub, a new economic engine in Downtown Staunton set to come online in 2018.


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Football, boxing, wrestling, MMA: Adapt to survive

First game on a football sideline for my wife. We’re back in the fall of 2000 here. I’m still a young sportswriter, we’re newlyweds, and this particular Friday night meant an early dinner, then high school football.


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#13 Virginia finishes pre-ACC slate with win over Hampton

#13 Virginia closed the first half on a 16-2 run to break open a tight game, then coasted in the second half to an 82-48 win over Hampton on Friday.