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Jinxed: The hard knock life of being a UVA sports fan

UVA basketball had Ralph Sampson for four years, and has one Final Four appearance to show for it, with seasons ending prematurely due to a charley horse, a missed foul-line jumper and errant pass, Al Wood going bonkers.


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Disharoon Park naming approved by UVA Board of Visitors

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors formally approved Disharoon Park as the new name for the Virginia baseball stadium in honor of Leslie B. Disharoon and Ann Merriwether Disharoon.


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UVA, Monticello announce 2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists

On April 13, the University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Architecture, Citizen Leadership and Law.


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UVA baseball loses Cam Simmons to season-ending surgery

Virginia starting outfielder Cameron Simmons (Royersford, Pa.) has a left shoulder injury that will require season-ending surgery. The junior is expected to make a full recovery and be ready to return for the 2019 season.


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Game Notes: #1 Virginia travels to Miami on Tuesday

No. 1 Virginia (23-2, 12-1 ACC) plays at Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Tipoff at Watsco Center (8,000) is set for 9 p.m.


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BC’s Jerome Robinson, Louisville’s Jordan Nwore named ACC Basketball Players of the Week

Boston College’s Jerome Robinson is the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Louisville’s Jordan Nwora claimed Rookie of the Week accolades.


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Sponsor #1 Virginia’s ACC Tournament coverage

Virginia basketball is back at the #1 spot in the national rankings for the first time since 1982, and the Cavaliers seem poised to make a run deep into March Madness.


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Party like it’s 1982! Virginia takes top spot in AP Top 25

Virginia basketball is atop the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in 35 years. 


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Game Preview: #1 Virginia travels to Miami for ACC Tuesday Hoops

Top-ranked Virginia (23-2, 12-1 ACC) hasn’t had to pick itself up off the canvas in a while, so it will be interesting to see how the Cavaliers respond on Tuesday on the road at Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC).


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ACC Power Poll: Feb. 12

Virginia Tech’s upset win at Virginia caused some movement in the middle of the ACC as we edge closer to Brooklyn. The Hokies (18-7, 7-5 ACC) have now won five of their last six, and are one of four teams at five losses in conference play.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia wins 64-62 at Virginia Tech

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-9, 9-3 ACC) picked up a 64-62 victory at Virginia Tech (16-9, 5-7 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 11) at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.


Selection Committee Sneak Peek: Virginia #1 overall national seed

Despite a one-point loss at home to Virginia Tech on Saturday, Virginia would be the top seed in the NCAA Tournament if the Big Dance started today.


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Virginia lost by one: There are worse things

You’re worried that, what if Virginia Tech just put the blueprint for how to beat Virginia out there for the world to see? OK, I’ll bite. You hold Virginia to 34.4 percent shooting, entice them into shooting a mind-numbing 38 threes, shoot 43 percent yourself, make 38 percent of your threes, outrebound them, outscore them in the paint, and then somehow induce a 93.4 percent free-throw shooter into missing the back end and front end of successive 1-and-1s, all so you can win by one, yeah.


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Inside the Numbers: Virginia riding its starters too hard?

If winning is the ultimate deodorant, losing can be a helpful disinfectant. Second-ranked Virginia has a lot of cleaning to do after its 61-60 overtime loss to Virginia Tech, starting with how coach Tony Bennett divvies up the playing time.


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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, players after upset loss to Virginia Tech

Virginia coach Tony Bennett, and UVA players Isaiah Wilkins, Ty Jerome, Devon Hall and Kyle Guy talk with reporters after the Cavaliers’ 61-60 loss to Virginia Tech.


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Virginia Tech rallies late, stuns #2 Virginia, 61-60

Virginia fans have waited 35 years to see their basketball team ranked #1 in the nation. The wait continues. Virginia Tech rallied from five down in overtime, got the go-ahead basket on a Kerry Blackshear layup with six seconds left, then held on for a 61-60 win.


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Men’s lacrosse: Aitken’s goal lifts UVA over No. 13 Loyola in 2OT, 13-12

Virginia midfielder Dox Aitken wasted little time in the second OT, scooping up the ground ball off the faceoff and pushing it through traffic, including splitting two Loyola defenders, before scoring the unassisted goal to lift the Cavaliers (1-0) over the No. 13 Greyhounds (0-1), 13-12.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at Virginia Tech on Sunday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (15-9, 8-3 ACC) travels to face Virginia Tech (16-8, 5-6 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.


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Live Coverage: #2 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech, ESPN College GameDay

Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (17-7, 6-5 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,623) is set for 6:15 p.m.


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Game Notes: #2 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech in ACC Saturday Hoops

No. 2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (17-7, 6-5 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,623) is set for 6:15 p.m.


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UVA named to national list of great neurosurgery, spine programs

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review recently honored University of Virginia Medical Center on its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia falls 77-62 at No. 12 Florida State

The Virginia women’s basketball team (15-9, 8-3 ACC) suffered a 77-62 loss to No. 12 Florida State (20-4, 8-3 ACC) on Thursday (Feb. 8) at the Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla.


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UVA announces spring sports broadcast schedule

The UVA athletics department announced today its spring season live broadcasting and streaming schedules for home events that will appear on ESPN affiliated networks. A total of 63 Cavalier events will be carried on either ESPNU or ACC Network Extra.


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Game Preview: #1 ranking on the line as Virginia hosts Virginia Tech

There actually is a basketball game at the end of the day, pitting #2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) and Virginia Tech (17-7, 6-5 ACC).


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The Virginia-FSU game sure looked familiar

I knew when I saw Ty Jerome hit the breakaway layup around the 10-minute mark of the second half last night to give Virginia a one-point lead over Florida State that I had seen that game before.


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Inside the Numbers: #2 Virginia, somehow, pulls out win at FSU

Virginia’s starting backcourt played all but four minutes of the 59-55 win at Florida State Wednesday night. And, yeah, that’s a lot.


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Virginia win at FSU: Good muscle memory for March

The significance of Wednesday’s 59-55 win at Florida State for #2 Virginia: you’re going to need a game or two like that one in March to get to a particular Monday night in April.


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#2 Virginia grits out 59-55 win at Florida State to remain perfect in ACC

#2 Virginia rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit, holding Florida State without a field goal for the final nine minutes, in rallying to a 59-55 win over the Seminoles on Wednesday.


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Live Coverage: #2 Virginia squares off with Florida State

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #2 Virginia (22-1, 11-0 ACC) faces Florida State (17-6, 6-5 ACC). Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at No. 12 Florida State on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (15-8, 8-2 ACC) will play at No. 12 Florida State (19-4, 7-3 ACC) on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla.


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Virginia football adds three on Signing Day

The Virginia football program signed 21 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2018-19 academic school year and one grant-in-aid for a graduate transfer, head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced, which brings the total to 22 recruits.


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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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Strength vs. Strength: Virginia Pack-Line vs. Duke’s Bagley, Carter

Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III will hear his name called first in the June NBA draft. Virginia center Jack Salt will almost certainly be going pro in something other than sports.


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Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts North Carolina on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-7, 6-1 ACC) hosts North Carolina (14-6, 4-3 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


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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.