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Will's World: Will's Random Thoughts

When I was looking through some box scores recently, I started to wonder if a Virginia player had fouled out at all this season. After doing some research, I found that a Virginia player has not fouled out in a game since March 1 of last season, when Assane Sene fouled out in a win over NC State. Speaking of Virginia, I know Tony Bennett gets a lot of heat for his style of play...
Via SCACC Hoops
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Virginia needs group effort inside to make up for loss of Assane Sene

Five teams in the ACC have winning records, and the jockeying for position heats up Saturday night as Virginia heads to N.C. State. The winner will lock down fourth place in the league standings. The Cavaliers enter with confidence after defeating Boston College on Thursday night. More than just the ...
Via Washington Times
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Virginia-NC State Preview

With starting center Assane Sene injured, Virginia needs Sammy Zeglinski to consistently hit outside shots to keep defenses from placing so much focus on Mike Scott in the post. Zeglinski seemed to regain his shooting touch in the team's last game, but building on that performance could be tough Saturday night when the 19th-ranked Cavaliers visit a North Carolina State team...
Via Fox Sports
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston College-Virginia Preview

After a solid non-conference run, Virginia has gotten off to a mediocre start in ACC play. Being without its starting center for potentially the rest of the regular season isn't helping. Looking to bounce back after losing their first game without 7-foot senior Assane Sene, the 19th-ranked Cavaliers should have a good chance to do so when they host Boston College on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Morning Linkfest 1/21

If you missed it last night, the big news were two injury updates from UNC and Virginia.  Virginia's Assane Sene has a fractured ankle and is out for at least 6 weeks.  UNC's Dexter Strickland has a torn ACL and is out for the rest of the season. Without Sene, Virginia will turn to Akil Mitchell and Darion Atkins down low.  While both are better offensive players and...
Via SCACC Hoops
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bigger Loss: Virginia’s Assane Sene or UNC’s Dexter Strickland?

If you’re a sports fan there’s one thing you hate to see. It’s player injuries, even to rival teams. Friday the Virginia Cavaliers and North Carolina Tar Heels got dreaded news. Significant contributors to their basketball teams suffered major injuries. Virginia’s starting center Assane Sene is projected to miss 6 weeks with a fractured right ankle. North Carolina’s Dexter...
Via All Sports Discussion
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Assane Sene Out 6 Weeks With Fractured Ankle

StreakingTheLawn.com has the story on Sene and Virginia's probable lineup moves. Virginia just announced today that Sene underwent surgery on his right ankle today, Friday, and will be out for approximately the next six weeks. What was originally described by Coach Tony Bennett as just a roll turned out, according to x-rays, to be a fracture. "Assane is a senior and...
Via SCACC Hoops
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Assane Sene Out With Ankle Injury

Virginia's senior center underwent surgery on Friday
Via virginiasports.com
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

From Africa to "Elevate"

Courtesy: Variance Films/Sharp 7 Assane Sene's journey from Senegal to Connecticut's South Kent School is a major storyline. In an opening scene of
Via True Hoop Blog
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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