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#2 Virginia. #4 Duke. ‘Nuff said?

Virginia has the nation’s top-ranked defense. Duke has the second-best offense. Four Duke players rank in the top 9 of the ACC in offensive rating. Five Virginia players rank in the top 8 in the ACC in defensive rating.


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Box Score: UVA defeats Duke, 34-20, in ACC opener

UVA (2-3, 1-0 ACC) won its ACC opener on Saturday at Duke (2-3, 0-2 ACC). Final box score from the 34-20 win.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia falls 57-53 to Duke in ACC Tournament

The Virginia women’s basketball team were eliminated from the 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament with a second-round 57-53 loss to Duke on Thursday.


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Virginia holds off Duke rally, wins 42-34, to set up Commonwealth Clash showdown

Virginia led Duke by 22 points again, but this time the Cavs were able to hold off a late Blue Devils rally to hold on for a 42-34 win on Saturday in ACC action.


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Field hockey: No. 4 Virginia defeats No. 5 Duke in ACC Championship opener

Virginia scored less than five minutes into the contest and added four more scores as the fourth-seeded Cavaliers defeated fifth-seeded Duke 5-1 in the first round of the 2015 ACC Field Hockey Championship in Charlottesville, Va.


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Women’s soccer: No. 1 Virginia tops No. 19 Duke, 1-0

It was a defensive battle on the pitch Sunday, but No. 1 Virginia (8-1-1, 2-1-0 ACC) broke through in the second half and continued the solid defensive play to pick up a 1-0 victory over No. 19 Duke (6-3-3, 0-1-2 ACC) at Klöckner Stadium.


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Field hockey: #4 UVA tops #7 Duke, 4-2

The No. 4 UVA field hockey team (7-0, 2-0 ACC) earned a 4-2 victory over No. 7 Duke (4-3, 0-2 ACC) on Friday (Sept. 18) at University Hall Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.


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Men’s soccer: #5 UVA draws with Duke

The No. 5 Virginia men’s soccer team played Duke to a 2-2 draw Friday evening at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. The match was both the road and ACC opener for the Cavaliers (2-0-2, 0-0-1 ACC).


UVA baseball defeats Duke, 3-1

The UVA baseball team scored two runs in the eighth inning to snap a 1-1 deadlock en route to a 3-1 triumph over Duke Friday evening in the opener of a three-game series at Davenport Field.


Connor Jones shows grit in 3-1 UVA baseball victory

Connor Jones didn’t have his best stuff Friday night, at the worst possible time, with UVA baseball facing a series of must-win games in its efforts to qualify for the 2015 postseason.


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Men’s lacrosse: #7 Duke rips #6 UVA, 15-8

The No. 6 Virginia (8-4, 0-4 ACC) men’s lacrosse team dropped its ACC finale at No. 7 Duke (8-4, 1-3 ACC) on Sunday afternoon, 15-8, inside Koskinen Stadium.


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#8 UVA women’s lacrosse downs #4 Duke, 13-10

The No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (6-4, 1-2 ACC) earned a 13-10 victory over previously-undefeated No. 4 Duke (9-1, 3-1 ACC) on Saturday (March 21) at Klöckner Stadium.


Bennett on Duke, UVA #1 seed debate: No thanks

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett had a couple of chances in a Sunday night conference call with the news media to address the snub from the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee that gave ACC runner-up Duke the #1 seed in the South and left the Cavs as the #2 seed in the East.


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#11 Duke pastes UVA women, 71-45

The UVA women’s basketball team (15-9, 5-6 ACC) fell 71-45 to No. 11 Duke (19-6, 10-2 ACC) on Thursday (Feb. 12) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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Notebook: Inside Duke upset of #2 UVA

After the game, the attention was on Duke’s torrid scoring in the final five minutes, but it didn’t help the UVA cause that the Cavs went scoreless for the final 2:59.


Press Conference: UVA basketball players London Perrantes and Justin Anderson

UVA basketball players London Perrantes and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs were upset 69-63 by #4 Duke on Saturday. Perrantes had seven points and five assists in the loss. Anderson had 11 points and five rebounds.


Press Conference: UVA basketball player Malcolm Brogdon

UVA basketball player Malcolm Brogdon talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs were upset by #4 Duke, 69-63, on Saturday. Brogdon had 17 points and six rebounds in the loss.


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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Big day at UVA: All’s well, even if it doesn’t end well

What a fun day it was at JPJ. Until about 8:50 p.m. or so. UVA fans packed the John Paul Jones Arena – twice – on Saturday. ESPN College GameDay was a zoo. The kid made the halfcourt shot!


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#4 Duke rallies, stuns #2 UVA, 69-63

Second-ranked UVA led by as many as 11 points in the second half, but Duke closed the game on an 11-0 run, hitting its last six shots from the field, and stunned the Cavs, 69-63, before a raucous sellout crowd at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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Live Blog: Showdown between #2 UVA and #4 Duke

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be courtside at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., for tonight’s ACC showdown between #2 UVA (19-0, 7-0 ACC) and #4 Duke (17-3, 4-3 ACC). Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.


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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.


Seth Greenberg shares GameDay wisdom in advance of UVA-Duke

ESPN College GameDay is in Charlottesville, with Saturday’s clash between second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke the showstopper act to what promises to be a memorable day at the John Paul Jones Arena.


ESPN analyst, former Virginia Tech coach, Seth Greenberg on UVA-Duke showdown

ESPN basketball analyst Seth Greenberg talks with reporters on the eve of the clash between second-ranked UVA and #4 Duke.


ESPN analyst Jay Williams talks UVA-Duke

ESPN basketball analyst Jay Williams talks with reporters on the eve of the clash between second-ranked UVA and #4 Duke.


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UVA Sports Today: UVA vs. Duke Eve

It’s almost upon us – the matchup of second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham and sportswriter Jerry Carter were at the John Paul Jones Arena on Friday to talk with ESPN analysts Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg on the eve of the big game. Chris and Jerry talk about the interviews and about the game on UVA Sports Today.


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Game Notes: Second-ranked UVA hosts #4 Duke

Second-ranked UVA (19-0, 7-0 ACC) hosts No. 4 Duke (17-3, 4-3 ACC) in ACC action on Saturday (Jan. 31). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game is sold out.


Playing the game: UVA-Duke, Super Bowl, Virginia General Assembly

It’s Super Bowl Weekend, and #2 UVA hosts #4 Duke on Saturday. But those aren’t the only games going on these days. The Virginia General Assembly is playing like a sort of political game with the 2015 legislative elections hanging over the winter session in Richmond.


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UVA. Duke. Need more?

Will Saturday’s game between second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke be the biggest game in Virginia basketball history? Augusta Free Press UVA beat writers Scott German and Chris Graham debate the topic as UVA Sports Today host Jeff Fife joins in to help preview the clash of the ACC titans.


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#2 UVA gets ready for #4 Duke, College GameDay on Saturday

Second-ranked UVA is 19-0, and the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville will be a madhouse on Saturday when #4 Duke comes to town.


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UVA basketball to host ESPN College GameDay on Jan. 31

ESPN’s College GameDay will make its first appearance at UVA in Charlottesville at John Paul Jones Arena on Saturday, Jan. 31, prior to the Saturday Primetime telecast featuring No. 2 Virginia’s game with No. 5 Duke.


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Duke storms back, stuns demoralized UVa., 35-22

Virginia led Duke 22-0 with 5:49 left in the second quarter. Games aren’t won and lost in the second quarter. The Blue Devils scored in the final minute of the first half to get back to within hailing distance, and then dominated the ‘Hoos in the second half in a 35-22 win that only adds fuel to the fire for a UVa. fan base that wants to see fourth-year coach Mike London gone.


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Live Blog: UVa. vs. Duke

Join AugustaFreePress.com editor Chris Graham for live coverage of today’s ACC football clash pitting UVa. (2-4, 0-2 ACC) against Duke (4-2, 0-2 ACC).


Press Conference: UVa. football coach Mike London

UVa. football coach Mike London talks with the news media about his team’s game this weekend at home against ACC rival Duke.


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UVa. women’s lax falls in NCAAs at Duke

The 10th-ranked Virginia women’s lacrosse team (11-8) ended its season with an 11-9 loss to sixth-ranked Duke in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday


Scott German: Cavs shed Duke woes

Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference football contest between Virginia and Duke could certainly not be billed as a November Clash of the Titans. Virginia’s win last Saturday at Maryland was their first win in November since the 2007 campaign while Duke has won only twice during this 11th month since 2004. For Virginia the incentive was […]


#1 UVa. sweeps Duke

The No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team swept a doubleheader with Duke Sunday at Davenport Field, winning a 3-2, 11-inning nailbiter in the opener before rolling to an 18-4 victory in the nightcap. In earning its sixth straight ACC series win and fourth conference weekend sweep, Virginia improved to 36-3 overall and 16-2 in the ACC, […]


#1 UVa. shuts out Duke, 10-0

Danny Hultzen (Jr., Bethesda, Md.) became Virginia’s all-time wins leader as the top-ranked Cavaliers blanked Duke, 10-0, Friday evening in front of 3,550 fans at Davenport Field. Virginia (34-3, 14-2 ACC) recorded its 11th shutout of the season, tying the Atlantic Coast Conference single-season record, previously set by the 1977 Clemson and 2005 Virginia teams. […]


Some D, please

Reading through the postgame quotes from UVa. football coach Mike London on VirginiaSports.com, you’d think it was Marc Verica and not the porous Virginia defense that gave up 55 points to Duke on Saturday. “It is great that he sets the school record for passing, but the scoreboard reads what it does. If I was […]


Some D, please

Reading through the postgame quotes from UVa. football coach Mike London on VirginiaSports.com, you’d think it was Marc Verica and not the porous Virginia defense that gave up 55 points to Duke on Saturday. “It is great that he sets the school record for passing, but the scoreboard reads what it does. If I was […]