Darion Atkins was not among the initial 64 invitees to this year’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. This did not faze him however, as the former UVA power forward more than held his own in the annual event held to showcase some of the nation’s top senior prospects to NBA personnel. Atkins walked away with All-Tournament honors after consistently proving to be one of the tournament’s...
While March and April are undoubtedly for the NCAA tournament, February has, at least in recent years, turned into the month for three things: bubble talk, 1-seed talk, and player of the year talk. This year, Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky and Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor have been running 1-2 for most of the season in the POY discussion, with Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell...
No. 2 Virginia defeated Pittsburg Monday night 61-49 to improve to 24-1, 12-1 in the ACC, tying the program’s best start to a season since the 1981-82 season. Defense was the name of the game as UVA was able to hold Pitt scoreless for 3 stretches of over five minutes, allowing Virginia’s offense to overcome its shooting difficulties. The offense was still an issue for UVA as...
Send to KindleThe proverbial ogling for the 16-seed who will eventually knock off the 1-seed was front row and center Friday night in Raleigh. First, Coastal Carolina’s Chanticleers under veteran head coach Cliff Ellis were not a 16-seed. CCU proved this in the first half of this game as the Chants took the lead at 19-17 on a spin by Josh Cameron with 9:04 to play in the first...
Anthony Gill made several big buckets late in the second half and finished with 19 points to lead Virginia over SMU 76-73 in the semifinals of the Corpus Christi Challenge Friday evening. Virginia (6-1) will face the winner of Missouri State and Texas A&M in the final on Saturday. Gill scored 12 points down the stretch to lead the Cavaliers to a 7-point lead with 5:05 remaining...
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Anthony Gill scored 18 points and Joe Harris had 16 as Virginia beat Navy 67-42 on Tuesday night. Mike Tobey added 13 points and eight rebounds and Malcolm Brogdon scored 13 for Virginia (3-1), which won its second straight since a 59-56 home loss to No. 10 VCU. The Cavaliers led 32-17 at halftime and never let the Midshipmen make a run, and both coaches substituted liberally in...
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