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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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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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#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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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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Analysis: What does Virginia football 2018 schedule portend?

Virginia football took advantage of a favorable schedule to go bowling in 2017 for the first time in six years. An early look at the 2018 schedule suggests that a return trip to the football postseason is possible.


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Virginia announces 2018 football schedule

The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2018 football schedules for its member institutions today (Jan. 17). Virginia’s slate features 12 regular-season games, including seven home contests and two contests to be played on Fridays.


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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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ACC announces 2018 football schedule

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the 2018 football schedule Wednesday, and once again, it includes arguably the most challenging non-conference competition among the Power 5 conferences.


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ACC Basketball Notebook: Big Monday is here

The first ESPN Big Monday ACC matchup of the season is set this evening as No. 5 Duke travels to No. 25 Miami. The game is one of two nationally televised ACC contests on the Monday night, with Boston College’s home matchup against Florida State also scheduled.


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Luke Maye, Marvin Bagley III honored as ACC Basketball Players of the Week

North Carolina junior Luke Maye has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Duke’s Marvin Bagley III was named the league’s Rookie of the Week.


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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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#3 Virginia cools off streaking NC State, wins 68-51

Third-ranked Virginia seized control early en route to posting a 68-51 win over NC State on Sunday. The ‘Hoos (16-1, 5-0 ACC) led 10-2 six minutes in and were up by as many as 21 in the second half.


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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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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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What to see at UVA: 10 inspiring events commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Every year, the University of Virginia’s Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity, along with dozens of UVA departments and offices, partners with local organizations to offer a variety of events that echo and continue the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work.


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UVA study finds teen stress may lead to health consequences later in life

Teen drama is all-consuming; jealousy and conflicts with friends can make adolescents feel the whole world is against them. Now, new research from the University of Virginia has found ramifications from these conflicts may have long-term links to premature aging in adulthood.


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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.


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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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Griswold named director of football development, performance at UVA

Virginia head football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today (Jan. 9) that Shawn Griswold has been named director of football development and performance. He will join the Cavalier staff on Jan. 15.


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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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ACC Basketball News and Notes: Jan. 8

Following a break on Monday night, the ACC schedule resumes with a total of seven conference games on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.


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Notre Dame’s T.J. Gibbs named ACC Basketball Player of the Week

Notre Dame sophomore T.J. Gibbs has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Miami freshman Chris Lykes earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors.


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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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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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Virginia announces 2018 men’s lacrosse schedule

Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Lars Tiffany announced the team’s 2018 schedule on Thursday (Jan. 4). The slate features 15 games, including eight home contests at Klöckner Stadium.


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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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The Mendenhall UVA Football Rebuild: Patience

The 49-7 Military Bowl loss to Navy makes clear that the UVA football rebuild ongoing under second-year coach Bronco Mendenhall is far from over.