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Breakdown: Virginia road through the Midwest Region

Virginia (26-7) is the top seed in the Midwest Region, and opens the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Raleigh against MEAC champ Hampton (21-10).


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Virginia earns #1 seed in Midwest: Cavs face Hampton on Thursday

For the second time in three years, Virginia is a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Cavaliers (26-7) are the top seed in the Midwest Region and will face MEAC champ Hampton (21-10) on Thursday in Raleigh.


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Video: Postgame comments from Virginia, North Carolina following ACC Tournament final

What they were saying: ACC Tournament final edition. Virginia players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, London Perrantes and Mike Tobey talk with reporters.


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Video: AFP breaks down ACC Tournament final

Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham break down the 2016 ACC Tournament final, won by North Carolina, 61-57, over Virginia.


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Inside the Numbers: Everything but the win for Virginia

Everything went according to script for Virginia in the ACC Tournament final. Almost everything. There was that 8:12 stretch without a field goal.


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North Carolina outslugs Virginia, 61-57, wins ACC Tournament

Virginia went without a basket from the field for more than eight minutes in a key stretch in the second half, and North Carolina rode a 15-2 run to take home the 2016 ACC Tournament championship, 61-57.


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Live Blog: #4 Virginia, #7 North Carolina meet in ACC Tournament final

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside at the Verizon Center for tonight’s ACC Tournament final between #4 Virginia (26-6, 15-5 ACC) and #7 North Carolina (27-6, 16-4 ACC).


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Preview: #4 Virginia, #7 North Carolina meet in ACC Tournament final

If things work out the way they very well could, #4 Virginia and #7 North Carolina will be in Houston for the 2016 Final Four.


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Video: Interviews with Virginia players following win over Miami at ACC Tournament

Virginia players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, London Perrantes and Evan Nolte talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 73-68 win over Miami in the 2016 ACC Tournament semifinals.


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Virginia battles past Miami: Ready for UNC in ACC Tournament final

You’re a Virginia fan, so you’re a little frustrated that your Cavs were up 13 with 3:10 to go, and didn’t put it away until Malcolm Brogdon hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left.


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Press Conference: Virginia coach Tony Bennett at the ACC Tournament

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and players Malcolm Brogdon and London Perrantes talk with reporters after the Cavs defeated Miami, 73-68, on Friday in the ACC Tournament.


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Press Conference: Miami coach Jim Larranaga on ACC Tournament

Miami coach Jim Larranaga and guard Sheldon McClellan talk with reporters after the ‘Canes lost to Virginia, 73-68, in the ACC Tournament on Friday.


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Inside the Numbers: Virginia beats another top team with offense

The Virginia Pack-Line D is ranked fourth in the nation in adjusted defensive efficiency by KenPom.com. But for the second time in three weeks, the Cavs had to rely on their seventh-ranked offense to beat a top team.


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Virginia outlasts Miami, 73-68, advances to ACC Tournament final

#4 Virginia took control with a 13-4 second-half run, then sweated out a 73-68 win over #11 Miami Friday night in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.


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Preview: Virginia faces Miami at ACC Tournament

Virginia and Miami each took care of business on Thursday at the ACC Tournament, setting up a rubber match between the Cavs and ‘Canes in the semifinals Friday night.


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Video: Interviews with Virginia players at the ACC Tournament

Interviews with Virginia players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, London Perrantes, Mike Tobey, Isaiah Wilkins and Evan Nolte following the Cavs’ 72-52 win over Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.


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Inside the Numbers: #4 Virginia clamps down on D (surprise!)

The scoreboard was deceptive. It looked like Virginia had held Georgia Tech to 28 points in the first half in their ACC Tournament quarterfinal.


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#4 Virginia takes care of business in ACC Tournament opener

Georgia Tech might have come in as the 10th seed, but the Yellow Jackets had one thing over Virginia heading into their ACC Tournament matchup: a win.


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Press Conference: Virginia coach Tony Bennett at the ACC Tournament

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and seniors Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill talk with reporters after a 72-52 win over Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.


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Press Conference: Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory at the ACC Tournament

Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory and point guard Adam Smith talk with reporters after a 72-52 loss to #4 Virginia in the 2016 ACC Tournament on Thursday.


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#4 Virginia smothers Georgia Tech, advances to ACC Tournament semis

#4 Virginia seized control with an early 12-2 second-half run en route to posting a 72-52 win over Georgia Tech on Thursday in the ACC Tournament.


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#4 Virginia gets Georgia Tech in Thursday’s ACC Tournament quarterfinals

It was a shocker back when fourth-ranked Virginia lost at Georgia Tech in January. It’s no longer shocking when the Yellow Jackets beat a somebody.


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Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon named first-team All-American by Sporting News

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named First-Team All-American by the Sporting News on Wednesday (March 9).


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Game Notes: No. 2 seed Virginia ready for ACC Tournament on Thursday

No. 2 seed Virginia (24-6) plays No. 7 seed Clemson (17-13) or No. 10 seed Georgia Tech (18-13) in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday (March 10).


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Virginia holds at fourth in national rankings

An unusually quiet week at the top of the national rankings has Virginia holding at fourth in the final regular-season polls of 2016.


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Malcolm Brogdon first to win POY, defense honors from ACC media, coaches

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon was named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year by the ACC coaches on Monday.


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Virginia Cavaliers Brogdon, Gill, Perrantes earn ACC nods

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year,


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Video: Tony Bennett, Rick Pitino, UVA players talk with media

UVA coach Tony Bennett, Louisville coach Rick Pitino and Cavs seniors Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, Mike Tobey and Evan Nolte talk with reporters after Virginia’s 68-46 win.


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Going out with class: Virginia seniors cap wild JPJ ride

Virginia is 41-1 at home since the exam break in December 2013. If you wear orange and blue, you pretty much know when you get in your car to head to the John Paul Jones Arena that the good guys are going to win.


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Off-night for Malcolm Brogdon? Still the best player on the court

Malcolm Brogdon had four points in the first half, and never seemed to get on track Saturday night, even as #4 Virginia was rolling to a blowout win over #11 Louisville.


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Inside the Numbers: That was a classic Virginia win

If Tony Bennett writes the script for his ideal Virginia win, it looks like the 68-46 victory over Louisville Saturday night.


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#4 Virginia dominates #11 Louisville with defense

Louisville scored 111, 98 and 94 in December non-conference wins. In two games against #4 Virginia, the Cardinals scored 93.


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Chairman of the boards: Mike Tobey has career night for #4 Virginia

Over an eight-game stretch beginning Feb. 3, Virginia senior forward Mike Tobey had 19 rebounds. Total. Saturday night, Tobey had 20.


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#4 Virginia smothers #11 Louisville, 68-46

Fourth-ranked Virginia held #11 Louisville without a field goal for the first 9:18 of the game and never looked back in a 68-48 win on Saturday.


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GameDay Blog: #4 Virginia hosts #11 Louisville

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham hosts our live blog as #4 Virginia (23-6, 12-5 ACC) hosts #11 Louisville (23-7, 12-5 ACC) in its regular-season finale on Saturday (March 5).


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UVA Hoops Mount Rushmore: Malcolm Brogdon?

You got four spots for fatheads on the UVA Hoops Mount Rushmore. Buzzy Wilkinson and Ralph Sampson are locks. is there room for Malcolm Brogdon?


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Game Preview: JPJ finale for #4 Virginia, season finale for #11 Louisville

It will be an emotional night for both sides when #4 Virginia and #11 Louisville lock up Saturday night at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.


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Game Notes: #4 Virginia hosts Louisville Saturday night

No. 4 Virginia (23-6, 12-5 ACC) hosts No. 11 Louisville (23-7, 12-5 ACC) in its regular-season finale on Saturday (March 5).


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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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Women’s basketball: Virginia faces Duke in ACC Tournament

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-14, 6-10 ACC) opens the 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament by taking on eight-seed Duke, on Thursday.