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ACC announces championship sites for 2015-2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference unveiled its championship sites for the 2015-16 academic yearon Thursday as the league concluded its annual spring meetings.


Nine ACC alums taken in NFL Draft first round: Ties for most of any conference

When Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was tabbed as the first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft it marked the first time since 2006 that an Atlantic Coast Conference football player has been the first player chosen in the Draft.

Press Conference: Wake Forest falls to Virginia Tech in ACC Tournament

Wake Forest coach Danny Manning and player Cody Miller-McIntyre talk with reporters after the Demon Deacons’ 81-80 loss to Virginia Tech in the first round of the 2015 ACC Tournament.

Video: Highlights of Virginia Tech-Wake Forest from the 2015 ACC Tournament

Virginia Tech freshman Jalen Hudson exploded onto the scene in his first-ever appearance in an ACC Tournament game, scoring a career-high 32 points to lead the Hokies to an 81-80 win over Wake Forest. Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 23 points to fuel a second-half comeback, but Hudson’s go-ahead basket in the final minute sealed it for Virginia Tech.

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Jalen Hudson drives Virginia Tech past Wake Forest in ACC Tournament thriller, 81-80

Jalen Hudson scored 32 points off the bench, the last two on a drive with 12 seconds left, and Virginia Tech survived a flurry of Wake Forest shots in the final 6.1 seconds to hold on to an 81-80 win in the first round of the 2015 ACC Tournament.

Live Blog: Virginia Tech vs. Wake Forest in the 2015 ACC Tournament

Augusta Free Press is courtside at the 2015 ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C. The second first-round game pits #11 seed Wake Forest (13-18, 5-13 ACC) and #14 seed Virginia Tech (10-21, 2-16 ACC). The opening tip is set for 3:20 p.m.


ACC Tournament Tuesday: What to Watch For

Tuesday’s opening round of the 2015 ACC Tournament could be easy to overlook. You’re talking about the bottom four teams in the conference standings, who combined for 14 ACC wins this season, one less than runner-up Duke, two less than regular-season champ UVA.


ACC Power Rankings: UVA, Duke separate from the pack

When the national polls are updated on Monday, UVA and Duke will be ranked two and three, and the Cavs and Blue Devils enter the final week of the regular season safe bets for #1 national seeds.

UVA tops Wake: Most impressive win this season?

Beating a sub-.500 team that lost at home to Iona and Delaware State wouldn’t normally enter the conversation of top wins for a #2 team like UVA.

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Notebook: Inside #2 UVA win over Wake Forest

Plus-minus man: Evan Nolte once again led UVA in plus-minus, with a +27 in his 30 minutes on the floor in Virginia’s 70-34 win at Wake Forest on Wednesday.

#2 UVA dominates Wake Forest, 70-34

Second-ranked UVA was 5-0 without All-America candidate Justin Anderson. Now the Cavs are 2-0 without starting point guard London Perrantes.

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Live Blog: #2 UVA on the road at Wake Forest in ACC action

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog during tonight’s ACC basketball game between second-ranked UVA (25-1, 13-1 ACC) and Wake Forest (12-15, 4-10 ACC).

Three ways for UVA to approach Wake’s Dinos Mitiglou

Wake Forest freshman forward Dinos Mitiglou literally almost single-handedly beat second-ranked UVA on Feb. 14, hitting six of his last seven shots from three-point range in a 61-60 Demon Deacons loss.


ACC Power Rankings: UVA holds onto top spot, for now

The race for the top seed in the 2015 ACC Tournament is a little less jumbled heading into the final three weeks of the regular season.

Notebook: Inside #2 UVA basketball’s escape of Wake Forest

#2 UVA scored on 11 of its 31 possessions in the first half, and averaged an anemic .774 points per possession in the opening 20 minutes. The second half was a different story: 17 scores on 33 possessions, 1.121 points per possession.

Press Conference: Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning

Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning talks with reporters after his Demon Deacons fell to second-ranked UVA, 61-60, on Saturday in ACC action in Charlottesville, Va.

Postgame: UVA basketball player London Perrantes on Wake Forest win

UVA guard London Perrantes talks with reporters after the second-ranked Cavaliers defeated Wake Forest, 61-60, in ACC action on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. Perrantes had 11 points in the win.

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Video: Highlights of #2 UVA win over Wake Forest

Facing its largest halftime deficit of the season, #2 UVA outscored Wake Forest 37-29 in the second half to avoid the upset by the slimmest of margins, 61-60.

#2 UVA escapes Wake Forest upset bid, 61-60

Wake Forest had the ball and a chance to win in the final seconds. Second-ranked UVA, known for its defense, got the stop it needed, forcing a Demon Deacons turnover as time expired, and the Cavs escaped with a 61-60 win Saturday afternoon.

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Live Blog: #2 UVA basketball hosts Wake Forest in ACC action

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be courtside at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., for today’s ACC game between second-ranked UVA (22-1, 10-1 ACC) and Wake Forest (12-13, 4-8 ACC). Tipoff is at 2:30 p.m.


ACC Power Rankings: UVA stranglehold on #1 seed slipping through broken pinky?

Second-ranked UVA left the floor Saturday night after dispatching #8 Louisville with a two-game lead on the rest of the ACC. But the stranglehold that the Cavs would seem to have on the regular-season race could be slipping through the broken left pinky of second-leading scorer Justin Anderson.


ACC Power Rankings: Everybody’s beating everybody

Now it’s getting hard to make sense of where things stand in the ACC, at the top, in the middle, even at the bottom.


ACC Power Rankings: Movers, shakers in ACC Basketball

Nearing the midpoint of the 2015 ACC basketball conference season, the trends that we’d been seeing in the first couple of weeks of conference play are starting to shake out.


ACC Power Rankings: No bottom feeders here?

Syracuse was 4-0 in the ACC heading into its matchup on Saturday at Clemson, which had just been pasted by #2 UVA in Charlottesville and was 1-3 in ACC play going in.


What We Learned: Another surprising night in the ACC

#4 Duke lost its second game in three days to another middle-of-the-pack ACC team, this one at home to Miami.


ACC Power Rankings: Deeper than we’d thought

Going into the start of ACC play last weekend, it looked like it was really a tale of two conferences: Duke, UVA and Louisville in the one, and everybody else in the other.

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UVA women’s basketball on the road at #21 Syracuse on Sunday

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-0 ACC) will play at No. 21 Syracuse (10-5, 0-2 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Carrier Dome.

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Late free throws lift UVA women’s basketball past Wake Forest, 72-70

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-0 ACC) earned a 72-70 victory over Wake Forest (9-7, 0-2 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 8) at John Paul Jones Arena.

UVA women’s basketball opens ACC play at Virginia Tech

The UVA women’s basketball team (10-3, 0-0 ACC) begins Atlantic Coast Conference play when it plays at Virginia Tech (9-5, 0-1 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. in Blacksburg, Va.

#UVA women’s basketball finishes non-conference slate with a 72-66 win over Drexel

The UVA women’s basketball team (10-3) finished the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 72-66 victory over Drexel (6-5) on Monday (Dec. 29) in the final game of the 2014 Cavalier Classic Presented by Holiday Inn University Area.

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Wake Forest tops Richmond with buzzer-beating tip-in, 65-63

Wake Forest’s Devin Thomas tipped in a shot at the buzzer as the Demon Deacons stunned the Richmond Spiders, 65-63, on Sunday afternoon at the Robins Center.

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Richmond Spiders earn holiday victory, 57-53, over IUPUI

Richmond hit 10 three-pointers and the Spider backcourt of Kendall Anthony and ShawnDre’ Jones combined for 30 points as UR defeated IUPUI, 57-53, in the Gotham Classic finale.

Fluid flow research may unlock cancer secrets

Sometimes, good health might be all about the fluids. In the human body, the channels that fluids take as they migrate through tissues can impact a person’s health. Abnormal fluid flow can help account for the development or progression of diseases, such as cancer.

Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) hosts UVA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Friday at 8 p.m.


ACC announces football players of the week

North Carolina led the way with three selections as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its Football Players of the Week on Monday.

Has Mike London saved his job?

At 4-6, on a four-game losing streak, Miami was probably the last must-win game for Mike London as the embattled UVA coach tried to fight his way off the hot seat.

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Video: Wake Forest upsets Virginia Tech, 6-3, in 2OTs

Wake Forest secured its first ACC win of the season, as Mike Weaver nailed a 39-yard FG in the 2nd OT for the 6-3 victory over Virginia Tech.

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Virginia Tech running back Marshawn Williams out with torn ACL

Virginia Tech freshman running back Marshawn Williams suffered a tear of his left ACL in Saturday’s game against Duke and will miss the remainder of the season.


ODU football agrees to home-and-home series with Wake Forest

ODU Athletic Director Dr. Wood Selig announced that the Monarchs have agreed to a two-year home and home agreement with Wake Forest for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.


ACC announces football game times, networks for Nov. 20-22

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Nov. 20-22.

Top seed UVA upset by Wake Forest in ACC field hockey tournament

The No. 13 UVA field hockey team (12-8, 4-2 ACC), the top seed in the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championships, lost 2-1 to fourth-seeded Wake Forest (13-6, 3-3 ACC).


Atlantic Coast Conference announces game times, ACC TV networks for Nov. 15

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Nov. 15.


ACC football game times, TV for Nov. 6-8

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and TV networks for ACC football games of Nov. 6-8.

UVA earns #1 seed in ACC Field Hockey Championship

The UVA field hockey team (12-6, 4-1 ACC) has earned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championships, as announced today (Nov. 25) by the conference office.

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#22 UVA men’s soccer loses at home to Wake Forest, 2-1

The No. 22 UVA men’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Wake Forest in front of 3,146 fans Friday on Senior Night at Klöckner Stadium.

UVA men’s basketball games vs. Wake Forest, Virginia Tech sold out

Single-game tickets for UVA men’s basketball home games against Wake Forest (Feb. 14) and Virginia Tech (Feb. 28) at John Paul Jones Arena are sold out.

UVA women’s basketball picked 10th in preseason ACC poll

The UVA women’s basketball team has been predicted to finish 10th in the official 2014-15 Blue Ribbon Panel Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Poll and ninth in a polling of the ACC head coaches in results announced Wednesday (Oct. 22) by the conference office.

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#22 UVA men’s soccer gets 3-0 win over Radford

The No. 22 UVA men’s soccer team scored three second-half goals in a 3-0 victory over Radford Tuesday at Klöckner Stadium. Virginia (9-4-1) ended an 11-game unbeaten streak for Radford (9-3-2).


ACC, Notre Dame announce football playing dates through 2025

The ACC and Notre Dame have announced their football playing dates through the 2025 season, formally sealing the partnership that began this season and will feature an average of five games per year over a 12-year span.

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#10 UVA men’s soccer drops 2-1 decision on road at Clemson

The No. 10 UVA men’s soccer team saw its late rally fall short in a 2-1 defeat at Clemson Friday evening at Riggs Field in Clemson, S.C. Virginia (8-4-1, 3-2-1 ACC) had its four-match win streak snapped as the Cavaliers conceded multiple goals in a game for just the second time this season.