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UVA wrestler DiCamillo’s run ends at NCAA Championships

UVA redshirt junior George DiCamillo (Highland Heights, Ohio) came just short of All-America honors on Friday (March 18).

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UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall announces new defensive assignments

Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced a switch in defensive coaching assignments today.

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Game Notes: Virginia faces Butler in NCAA Tournament second round

No. 1 seed Virginia (27-7) plays No. 9 seed Butler (22-10) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19.

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Game Preview: #1 UVA preps for #9 Butler in Midwest Region

Butler, the nine seed in the Midwest Region, will provide a tough test for top seed UVA on Saturday night.

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Inside the Numbers: UVA gets win, starters get rest

With a 19-point halftime lead that ballooned into the 30s in the second half, top seed UVA was able to get rest for its starters as Thursday’s first-round NCAA Tournament game with Hampton wound down.

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Strong start: Top seed UVA takes care of business

Top seed UVA had been in this position before. As a top seed in 2014, the Cavs trailed #16 seed Coastal Carolina by 10 points in the first half and had to rally to win.

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Video: UVA players after first round NCAA Tournament win

UVA basketball players Isaiah Wilkins, Evan Nolte and Mike Tobey talk with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham after the Cavs’ 81-45 win over Hampton in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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UVA pair advance to Round Two at NCAA Championships

UVA had two wrestlers advance through the first round of action at the NCAA Championships on Thursday.

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Live Blog: UVA at the NCAA Tournament

AFP editor Chris Graham is courtside as top seed UVA (26-7) will face #16 seed Hampton (21-10) in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament today in Raleigh, N.C.

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Game Notes: #1 UVA plays #16 Hampton in NCAA Tournament first round

No. 1 seed UVA (26-7) plays No. 16 seed Hampton (21-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 17.

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Game Preview: #1 seed UVA set to face Hampton in NCAA Tournament

Hampton, facing Midwest top seed UVA on Thursday, likes to push tempo, averaging 72.2 possessions per game, according to KenPom.com.

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No. 10 Virginia grabs mid-week win over Towson, 4-3

No. 10 Virginia (12-5) pounded out 14 hits in a 4-3 triumph over the visiting Towson Tigers (3-11) at Davenport Field on Tuesday afternoon.

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Sponsor AFP coverage of Virginia’s run in the NCAA Tournament

The Virginia Cavaliers are the #1 seed in the Midwest Regional, and Augusta Free Press is going on the Road to the Final Four with the Wahoos!

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Virginia basketball fans: Sit back and enjoy the ride

Virginia basketball fans could learn from … Virginia baseball fans. (We’re pretty much one and the same.)

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Malcolm Brogdon named first-team All-American by USBWA

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named First-Team All-American by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) on Monday (March 14).

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Podcast: Breaking down Midwest Region, #1 seed Virginia

The UVA Sports Today crew looks at the path for #1 seed Virginia in the Midwest Region in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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No. 1 seed Virginia faces No. 16 Hampton in NCAA First Round

No. 1 seed Virginia will make its 20th NCAA Tournament appearance. It was announced Sunday (March 13) that Virginia (26-7) is the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region.

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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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No. 10 Virginia falls to Duke, 3-0, in series finale

The No. 10 Virginia baseball team (11-5, 2-1 ACC) dropped the series finale to Duke (9-7, 1-2 ACC), 3-0, Sunday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.

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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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Men’s Tennis: No. 4 Virginia downs No. 13 Oklahoma, 4-3

The No. 4 Virginia men’s tennis team (12-2) earned a 4-3 victory over No. 13 Oklahoma (7-6) on Saturday(March 12) in a neutral-site match.

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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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Baseball: No. 10 Virginia defeats Duke, 7-6

The No. 10 Virginia baseball team held on to defeat Duke, 7-6, Saturday afternoon (March 12) at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.

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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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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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#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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#10 Virginia opens ACC play this weekend at Duke

The Virginia baseball team opens ACC play Friday through Sunday (March 11-13) when it travels to Duke for a three-game series at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.

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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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#10 Virginia rolls to 20-7 defeat over Wagner

The No. 10 Virginia baseball team rolled to a 20-7 victory over Wagner Wednesday afternoon at Davenport Field.

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#10 Virginia defeats Wagner, 6-2

The No. 10 Virginia baseball team knocked off Wagner, 6-2, Tuesday afternoon at Davenport Field. UVA starting pitcher Adam Haseley (So., Windermere, Fla.) worked a career-long 7 1/3 innings.

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Men’s lacrosse: No. 17 UVA tops Saint Joseph’s, 9-7

No. 17 Virginia used a 6-1 run over the last 16:17 as the Cavaliers (3-3) closed out the Saint Joseph’s Hawks (3-2) on Tuesday night, 9-7, inside Klöckner Stadium.

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Baseball: #10 Virginia wraps up homestand against Wagner

The Virginia baseball team concludes its 10-game homestand with a two-game midweek series against Wagner on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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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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Monmouth defeats #8 Virginia, 6-4, to avoid sweep

Monmouth averted a series sweep with a 6-4 win over the No. 8 Virginia baseball team Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field.

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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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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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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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#8 Virginia earns series-opening win over Monmouth, 4-2

The No. 8 Virginia baseball team opened its three-game series with Monmouth with a 4-2 victory Friday at Davenport Field.

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Men’s tennis: No. 2 Virginia 7, Louisville 0

The No. 2 Virginia men’s tennis team (9-2, 1-0 ACC) opened conference play with a 7-0 victory at Louisville (7-6, 0-1 ACC) on Friday.

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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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#8 Virginia baseball entertains Monmouth in weekend series

The Virginia baseball team plays Monmouth in a three-game series Friday through Sunday at Davenport Field.