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Video: Perrantes, Wilkins, Brogdon talk Virginia win

Virginia basketball players London Perrantes, Isaiah Wilkins and Malcolm Brogdon talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 73-53 win over NC State on Feb. 15.

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Virginia fans: We got us an Anthony Gill problem

Should Virginia fans be worried about senior forward Anthony Gill? Have to say yes. Gill had another subpar game Monday in the Cavs’ 73-53 win over NC State.

How good is Malcolm Brogdon? ACC player of the year good

Call the engraver. Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon is your ACC player of the year. And if you have any question about that, ask Cat Barber.

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Inside the Numbers: A tale of two halves for #7 Virginia

NC State hit its first six shots from the field and had 15 points on Virginia on its first seven possessions Monday night.

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#7 Virginia rides torrid second half to win over NC State

Seventh-ranked Virginia opened the second half on a 13-2 run to break a halftime tie and rolled to a 73-53 win over NC State on Monday night.

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Live Blog: #7 Virginia hosts NC State Monday night

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham live blogs tonight’s ACC game between #7 Virginia (20-5, 9-4 ACC) and NC State (13-12, 3-9 ACC).

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Virginia holds at #7 in AP poll, drops one spot in coaches poll

The buzzer-beating loss at Duke on Saturday barely nudged Virginia in the national rankings out on Monday.

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Game Preview: #7 Virginia looks to get back on track with NC State

It’s raining, it’s snowing, the frustration of Virginia basketball fans is showing.

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Game Notes: No. 7 Virginia hosts NC State Monday night

No. 7 Virginia (20-5, 9-4 ACC) hosts NC State (13-12, 3-9 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Monday (Feb. 15).

Women’s basketball: Virginia snaps losing streak with 61-50 win at BC

The Virginia women’s basketball team had the upper hand on a record cold Valentine’s Day in Boston by downing Boston College, 61-50.

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UVA tennis, men’s basketball events on schedule for Monday

The Virginia men’s basketball team hosts NC State at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 (TV: ESPN).

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Bennett, Coach K break down Duke game-winner

Duke called a 30-second timeout with six seconds left, down one to seventh-ranked Virginia, and coach Mike Krzyzewski had at least three good options.

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Inside the Numbers: Tough loss for #7 Virginia at Duke

Technically, Duke’s 63-62 win over #7 Virginia wasn’t an upset, since the Blue Devils were favored by two going in.

Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at Boston College on Sunday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-12, 3-8 ACC) plays at Boston College (13-11, 1-10 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 5 p.m.


Allen buzzer-beater lifts Duke past #7 Virginia, 63-62

Grayson Allen atoned for two big misses at the free-throw line with a buzzer-beating runner to lift Duke to a 63-62 win over #7 Virginia on Saturday in Durham, N.C.

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Live Blog: #7 Virginia at Duke in ACC basketball action

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #7 Virginia (20-4, 9-3 ACC) travels to Duke (18-6, 7-4 ACC) on Saturday.

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Virginia announces start time for Feb. 27 home game with UNC

The start time for the Virginia men’s basketball game vs. North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 27 at John Paul Jones Arena has been set for 6:30 p.m.


Game Preview: #7 Virginia underdog at Duke on Saturday

Virginia led Duke by nine with 5:19 to go. Remember how that felt? GameDay was in town, a national TV audience was watching on primetime on a Saturday night.


Game Notes: #7 Virginia on the road at Duke on Saturday

No. 7 Virginia (20-4, 9-3 ACC) plays at Duke (18-6, 7-4 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Saturday (Feb. 13).

Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts Syracuse on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-11, 3-7 ACC) hosts RV/No. 22 Syracuse (18-6, 8-3 ACC) on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.

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Isaiah Wilkins keys recent run for #7 Virginia

If you’re looking for a reason why seventh-ranked Virginia is back among the nation’s elite, you could do worse than looking at sophomore forward Isaiah Wilkins.

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Buzz outcoached himself this time

Remember that crap that I seemed to be fond of writing about how Virginia coach Tony Bennett had been getting outcoached by his counterpart at Virginia Tech, Buzz Williams?

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Podcast: UVA Sports Today breaks down #7 Virginia win

Seventh-ranked Virginia blitzed in-state rival Virginia Tech, 67-49, on Tuesday. The UVA Sports Today podcast breaks down the Cavs’ performance.

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Interview: Virginia coach Tony Bennett on win over Virginia Tech

Virginia coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 67-49 win over Virginia Tech on Tuesday.

Inside the Numbers: Another one for the Virginia defense

For weeks, Virginia couldn’t get out of its way on the defensive end. Even in victories over #1 Villanova and ACC rival Notre Dame, it was offense, not the Pack-Line, that keyed the Cavs.

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#7 Virginia rolls past Virginia Tech, 67-49

Seventh-ranked Virginia dashed to an early 15-point lead and never looked back in posting a 67-49 win over Virginia Tech on Tuesday.

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Live Coverage: #7 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech in ACC basketball

Join AFP editor Chris Graham for live coverage as #7 Virginia (19-4, 8-3 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (13-11, 5-6 ACC) Tuesday at 8 p.m.

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Virginia senior Anthony Gill named to 2016 Allstate NABC Good Works Team®

Virginia senior forward Anthony Gill (High Point, N.C.) was one of 10 players named to the 2016 Allstate NABC Good Works Team®.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks New Hampshire, ACC basketball

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk politics and sports.

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Game Notes: #7 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech on Tuesday

No. 7 Virginia (19-4, 8-3 ACC) hosts in-state rival Virginia Tech (13-11, 5-6 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Tuesday (Feb. 9).

Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon named ACC player of the week

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week.

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Virginia up to #7 in national polls

Another big ACC road win helped Virginia jump two spots in the national polls this week.

Game Preview: Virginia looks to square things with Virginia Tech

When Virginia and Virginia Tech last hooked up, back on Jan. 4, the Cavs were humming, with a 12-1 record, a #5 national ranking, two days removed from a huge win over Notre Dame.

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Women’s basketball: Virginia falls 66-46 to Virginia Tech

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-11, 3-7 ACC) suffered a 66-46 loss to Virginia Tech (15-8, 3-7 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 7) at John Paul Jones Arena.

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Podcast: Chris Graham, Scott German break down Virginia win at Pitt

Chris Graham and Scott German break down #9 Virginia’s 64-50 win at Pitt, and look ahead to the Cavs’ new life a half-game out of first in the ACC.

Virginia tames Pitt’s Oakland Zoo

The Oakland Zoo is one of the better, wilder environments in college basketball. Virginia turned the zoo into a library.

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Virginia D takes Pitt out of its rhythm

Pitt shot 39.1 percent from the field, was just 2-of-13 from three-point range, and had to scramble to get to 50. Which means Virginia coach Tony Bennett was happy.

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Postgame Notes: #9 Virginia tops Pitt on the road

Ninth-ranked Virginia (19-4, 8-3 ACC) defeated Pitt (17-5, 6-4 ACC), 64-50, Saturday in ACC basketball action.

Inside the Numbers: Classic Virginia D carries Cavs to road win

The scoreboard was deceiving at the half, with #9 Virginia up on Pitt, 29-27, in what looked like a defensive game by the numbers.

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#9 Virginia blasts past Pitt, 64-50

Ninth-ranked Virginia went on a 12-0 run to break an early second-half tie, and the Cavs rolled from there to a 64-50 win at Pitt on Saturday.

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Live Blog: #9 Virginia at Pitt in ACC basketball action

Ninth-ranked Virginia (18-4, 7-3 ACC) travels to Pitt (17-4, 6-3 ACC) in ACC basketball action on Saturday at noon.

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Women’s basketball: Virginia hosts Virginia Tech on Sunday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-10, 3-6 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (14-8, 2-7 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.

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Game Notes: #9 Virginia at Pitt on Saturday

No. 9 Virginia (18-4, 7-3 ACC) plays at Pitt (17-4, 6-3 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Saturday (Feb. 6).

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Game Preview: #9 Virginia look for key ACC road win at Pitt

Virginia (18-4, 7-3 ACC) comes into Saturday on a five-game winning streak, and a pair of stellar defensive efforts, holding both Louisville and Boston College to 47 points in wins in the past week.

Women’s basketball: Virginia falls 67-52 at Duke on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-10, 3-6 ACC) dropped a 67-52 road game at Duke (17-7, 6-4 ACC) on Thursday (Feb. 4).

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Has #9 Virginia turned the corner? Not yet

It says a lot about the expectations around Virginia basketball that an 18-4 record is considered a comedown.

Inside the numbers: Now, that was Virginia defense

For the second straight night, Virginia held an ACC opponent to 47 points. Boston College shot 26.5 percent in a 61-47 UVA win Wednesday night.

Virgina tops BC: It was Malcolm Brogdon’s world

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon was channeling that Wally Szczerbia NCAA Tournament game where ol’ Wally had roughly half of the points scored total by both teams.

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#9 Virginia takes care of business: Cavs top Boston College

It wasn’t pretty, or easy, but ninth-ranked Virginia took care of business Wednesday night, defeating Boston College, 61-47.

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Live Blog: #9 Virginia hosts Boston College in ACC basketball action

Ninth-ranked Virginia (17-4, 6-3 ACC) faces Boston College (7-14, 0-8 ACC) Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.