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Something doesn’t add up on the latest Poindexter-Virginia news

My colleague, Jerry Ratcliffe, is reporting that the Virginia football coach search is down to two, Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott, and Anthony Poindexter, a UVA alum and the titular co-defensive coordinator at Penn State.

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Virginia takes a big step back even with win in ACC opener

It’s hard to say much nice about that Virginia win. They won. That’s about it.

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Last-second Gardner jumper allows Virginia to escape Pitt: ‘Hoos win, 57-56

Jayden Gardner scored five points in the final 11 seconds, including a stickback 12-footer that bounded off every part of the rim and even kissed the backboard before falling with nine-tenths of a second left, to lift Virginia to a 57-56 win over Pitt.

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Live Coverage: UVA hosts Pitt in ACC home opener

Virginia (5-3) hosts Pitt (2-5) in its ACC opener on Friday. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 8 p.m.

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Job #1 for the next UVA football coach: Recruiting Virginia

Whoever gets the job to succeed Bronco Mendenhall, let’s hope the guy puts a renewed effort into recruiting the Commonwealth.

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Former Virginia assistant Danny Wilmer all in on Anthony Poindexter

The first thing former University of Virginia assistant football coach Danny Wilmer remembers about Anthony Poindexter isn’t his ferocious hitting skills or his charismatic personality. Wilmer said it was Poindexter’s work ethic that stood out the most.

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A guess at what’s going on behind the scenes with the Virginia coach search

Carla Williams didn’t have time to be shocked by the news that her football coach is stepping down at the end of the 2021 season.

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UVA addresses mental health needs of student-athletes

Dr. John MacKnight, the co-medical director for sports medicine at UVA, joins the show to talk about the school’s mental health programs for its student-athlete population.

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Women’s Basketball: Virginia defeats William & Mary for second win of season

Virginia led by 10 at the half, and took control with a 17-2 third quarter run, in a 60-44 win over William & Mary on Thursday.

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Virginia needs a football coach: Breaking down the job, and the top candidates

Bronco Mendenhall is stepping down as the Virginia football coach after the bowl game. Signing day is 13 days away. The transfer portal is milliseconds away.

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Bronco on future of UVA Football: ‘Still more here at UVA to go and do and become’

Art Guepe, remember him? Guepe led his Virginia teams to a 47-17-2 record in seven seasons.

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Bronco Mendenhall: ‘It was my decision only’ to step down from Virginia job

Bronco Mendenhall woke up Sunday, after Virginia’s 29-24 loss to Virginia Tech, and something didn’t feel right. He tried to talk himself out of the decision that he was about to make, but kept coming to the same conclusion.

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Bronco Mendenhall stepping down as UVA football coach

UVA Football Coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today he will step down from his position as the Cavaliers’ head football coach following the team’s upcoming bowl game.

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Should UVA even be in the big-time football business?

UVA doesn’t have any trouble with money. The school has a $14.5 billion endowment. Alums are always writing checks – $50 million here for a new performing arts center, $35 million there for a basketball arena.

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What you need to know about Virginia’s Friday ACC hoops opener with Pitt

Virginia (5-3) hosts Pitt (2-5) in its ACC opener on Friday. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 8 p.m.

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Report Card: How Virginia graded out in the loss to Virginia Tech

Sorry for the delay here. There was so much postgame to write about with the bonehead coaching moves that it almost escaped my mind to break down the game from an analytics perspective.

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Bennett sends message to Gardner after defensive lapse

I can’t remember seeing Tony Bennett madder than he was when he called timeout with 4:01 to go after Jayden Gardner had gotten beaten on an alley-oop dunk by Iowa’s Keegan Murray.

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Virginia announces 2022 baseball schedule

Virginia will open up the 2022 baseball season in Boiling Springs, N.C. on Feb. 18 against Bellarmine at the Jerry Bryson Classic hosted by Gardner-Webb University.

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‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’ answers your questions on UVA Athletics

It’s Q&A time on this installment of “The Jerry Ratcliffe Show.” Jerry and co-host Chris Graham take your questions on UVA football and hoops.

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Anthony Poindexter to be inducted into Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Former Cavalier Anthony Poindexter was selected for induction into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2022.

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Dontayvion Wicks, Jelani Woods named to All-ACC Football first-team

Virginia wideout Dontayvion Wicks and tight end Jelani Woods each earned first-team All-ACC honors while Keytaon Thompson, Olusegun Oluwatimi and Nick Jackson were listed on the second-team, in voting announced today by the conference.

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Brennan Armstrong: The third-best QB in the ACC?

Brennan Armstrong is averaging 404.5 passing yards per game, tops among Power 5 QBs. Which was only good enough to land him on the All-ACC third team.

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Win or lose, Bennett wants the game in Kihei’s hands with the game on the line

Tony Bennett wanted the game in the hands of Kihei Clark, win or lose, and he didn’t want to give Iowa coach Fran McCaffery time to scheme to get it out of his hands. 

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Big night for Taine Murray: Freshman earns minutes with effort in Iowa loss

Taine Murray had gotten garbage-time minutes, when he got any minutes, in Virginia’s last four games – three minutes each in the wins over Coppin State and Lehigh.

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Virginia pushes Iowa to the brink, and builds identity in the process

Iowa entered Monday’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge as the nation’s No. 1 scoring offense, Virginia as expected entered the matchup as the No.4 scoring defense. When push comes to shove, something had to give.