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Sweet 16: Mutual respect between Virginia, Iowa State

Virginia is well aware that Iowa State shoots better than 50 percent from the field. Iowa State is just as aware that Virginia is a Top 5 defense.


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Malcolm Brogdon: The heart of UVA basketball

Sometime in the next two weeks, Malcolm Brogdon will take off his Virginia jersey for the last time. He’s not thinking about that in the here and now.


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UVA, Iowa State both remember sting of NCAA Tournament exits

UVA fans are well-versed in their Cavs’ past two NCAA Tournament losses at the hands of Michigan State.


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Anthony Gill: The soul of Virginia basketball

Anthony Gill brings joy, along with his post scoring, rebounding and interior defense, to Virginia basketball.


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Press Conference: Iowa State ready for UVA in Sweet 16

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm and Cyclones players Georges Niang and Monte Morris talk with reporters on the eve of the Midwest Regional.


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Press Conference: UVA basketball at the Sweet 16

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill and London Perrantes talk with reporters in Chicago on the eve of the Midwest Regional.


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Game Notes: UVA faces Iowa State in Sweet 16

No. 1 seed Virginia (28-7) plays No. 4 seed Iowa State (23-11) in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 25.


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UVA-Iowa State in the Sweet 16: One way it might go

You’re a UVA basketball fan, and you know how the Sweet 16 matchup with Iowa State should go.


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VMI baseball and UVA hoops in Chicago: Can’t be two places at once

UVA basketball is in Chicago. I had two media credentials sitting there waiting for me. It’s killing me that I’m not going.


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Podcast: UVA Sports Today crew breaks down Sweet 16

UVA Sports Today host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham preview Friday’s Sweet 16 game between the Cavs and Iowa State.


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Sweet 16: UVA, Iowa State will battle to dictate pace

UVA, as we know, embraces the pace, the pace being … deliberate. Iowa State, on the other side of things, pushes the pace.


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UVA women’s season ends with a 65-57 WNIT loss at Hofstra

The UVA women’s basketball team’s (18-16, 6-10 ACC) season ended with a 65-57 loss at Hofstra (25-8, 13-5 CAA) in the Round of 16 of the WNIT.


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UVA prepares for challenge of Iowa State’s Georges Niang

Good stretch fours have given UVA fits all season. Iowa State senior Georges Niang might be the best the Cavs will face.


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Virginia plays at Hofstra in WNIT Round of 16 on Tuesday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (18-15, 6-10 ACC) takes on Hofstra (24-8, 13-5 CAA) in the Round of 16 of the WNIT on Tuesday,


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Chicago Bound: AFP to follow UVA to Sweet 16

Top seed UVA is headed to Chicago for the Sweet 16 – and Augusta Free Press is on the Road to the Final Four with the Cavaliers!


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Virginia downs Rutgers 71-55 in WNIT Second Round

The Virginia women’s basketball team defeated Rutgers 71-55 in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Sunday.


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Malcolm Brogdon wills top seed Virginia to Sweet 16

Malcolm Brogdon and Tony Bennett locked eyes. Brogdon pointed to his chest. Butler was starting to pull away from Virginia early in the second half, and Brogdon was stepping up.


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Virginia advances to Sweet 16: But work is not done

Virginia didn’t get much respect as the top seed in the Midwest Region, with everybody including the leader of the free world picking Michigan State to come out of the bracket to the Final Four.


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Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players on win over Butler

UVA coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Marial Shayok, Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon after the Cavs’ 77-69 win over Butler in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


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Inside the Numbers: Bench key in Virginia NCAA Tournament win

Malcolm Brogdon had 22, Anthony Gill had 19, but it’s safe to say that Virginia would not be playing next week in Chicago without the contributions of its bench.


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Malcolm Brogdon D keys Virginia to Sweet 16

All hail Malcolm Brogdon, and UVA coach Tony Bennett’s willingness to use his versatile star in any number of ways to win a game.


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Top seed Virginia tops Butler, 77-69, advances to Sweet 16

Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points, but made his most significant contribution on the defensive end in helping lift top seed Virginia to a 77-69 win over Butler in the second round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.


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Virginia plays Sunday at Rutgers in WNIT Second Round

The Virginia women’s basketball team (17-15, 6-10 ACC) takes on Rutgers (19-14, 8-10 Big Ten) in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.


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Live Blog: Virginia vs. Butler in the NCAA Tournament

Top seed Virginia (27-7) plays No. 9 seed Butler (22-10) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. AFP writers Chris Graham and Scott German are courtside at PNC Arena.


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Michigan State loss means everything, and nothing, to top seed UVA

Ding, dong, Michigan State is dead, meaning everybody but the UVA homers can count their brackets busted.