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Though Virginia's offense has slipped since losing Justin Anderson, the nation's best defense has gotten even better. The second-ranked Cavaliers look to take another step toward wrapping up a second straight ACC crown Saturday when they host a Virginia Tech team that gave them fits one month ago. Virginia (26-1, 14-1) owns a two-game lead over second-place Duke, has matched the...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Virginia routs Wake Forest despite missing two starters

  Anthony Gill scored 11 points and No. 2 Virginia routed Wake Forest 70-34 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. Darion Atkins added 10 points to help the short-handed Cavaliers (26-1, 14-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) score their most points since they beat Miami 89-80 in double overtime on Jan. 3. The ACC leaders shot 50 percent, led by 38 and held Wake Forest to 15...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Virginia routs Wake Forest, 70-34

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Anthony Gill scored 11 points and No. 2 Virginia routed Wake Forest 70-34 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. Darion Atkins added 10 points to help the short-handed Cavaliers (26-1, 14-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) score their most points since they beat Miami 89-80 in double overtime on Jan. 3. The ACC leaders shot 50 percent, led by 38 and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Players Poke Fun At London Perrantes’ Bloody Nose After Physical Win Over Florida State

No. 2 Virginia and Florida State are two of the most physical teams in the ACC, in Sunday’s 51-41 Cavaliers win proved it, although the biggest hit occurred between teammates. Point guard London Perrantes had a head-to-head collision with Malcolm Brogdon, leaving him with a nasty bloody nose and jersey. London #Perrantes with blood everywhere after colliding with teammate Malcolm...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gill's 13 lead No. 2 Virginia past Florida St., 51-41

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Anthony Gill scored 13 points, Darion Atkins had 11 and No. 2 Virginia overcame a frightening collision of two of its players and beat Florida State 51-41 on Sunday night. The game took a frightening turn for Virginia (25-1, 13-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with just under 15 minutes to play when Malcolm Brogdon and London Perrantes, the starting backcourt...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State stifled on road by No. 2 Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Anthony Gill scored 13 points, Darion Atkins had 11 and No. 2 Virginia overcame a frightening collision of two of its players and beat Florida State 51-41 on Sunday night. The game took a frightening turn for Virginia (25-1, 13-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with just under 15 minutes to play when Malcolm Brogdon and London Perrantes, the starting backcourt...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Good news, bad news in Virginia's close win over Wake

Mixed bags abound from yesterday’s squeaker over Wake Forest. Good news: we needed one defensive stop to go home (relatively) happy, and we got it. Malcolm’s one-possession thesis on effective one-on-one man-to-man defense against a wing most effective going to his right and finishing in the lane gets an A+. Bad news: it came down to one defensive stop because we reverted to...
Via SCACC Hoops
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Haps – 2/11: Remembering The Tyson/Douglas Fight, Virginia Cavaliers Fan Shows Off Her Epic Dance Moves

What’s The Haps for February 11th? The NBA provides a platform to all the snazzy dressers in the league, Coach Calipari gets photobombed, ESPN plans to honor Dean Smith, and more. The Links - 20 Team Names for an NHL Franchise in Las Vegas “Bighorns” and “Jacks” are decent options. NBA plans to hold “All-Star” [&hellip No visits yet The post The Haps – 2/11...
Via No Coast Bias
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Reclaims No. 2 in AP; Maryland Drops, Georgetown Out

View image | gettyimages.com A week after dropping to third, Virginia is back up to No. 2 in the latest Associated Press Poll, passing Gonzaga. The Cavaliers bounced back from their heartbreaking loss last week to Duke, by winning by 11 at North Carolina and holding on to a five-point win over Louisville this week. Any caution preserved about Virginia after losing their...
Via KCM Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Virginia Cavaliers

The University of Virginia is often referred to as simply Virginia. Virginia is a public research facility that is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.   UVA was founded in 1819 by our third president, and lover of brown sugar, Thomas Jefferson. Their current student population rests at 23,464. The school colors at Virginia are orange and blue, and the school’s mascot is a Cavalier...
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Bounces Back With A Strong Road Win At North Carolina

For Virginia, Monday’s win at North Carolina was accomplished with some feats it was not able to pull off against Duke on Saturday. While the early minutes of this game showed that the Tar Heels were intent on copying the recipe the Blue Devils used in defeating the Hoos, Virginia’s defense rebounded in the second half. Duke dominated the Cavaliers in the paint on Saturday, until...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Student Wins $18k on ESPN 'College Gameday'

  Tyler Lewis, a second-year student at Virginia brought down the house when he knocked down a half-court shot to win $18,000 towards tuition to cap an energy-filled ESPN College GameDay at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville. #UVa student Tyler Lewis drains halfcourt shot, wins $18K, sends @ESPN_ReceDavis into frenzy. #GameDay — David Teel (@DavidTeelatDP) January...
Via KCM Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Basketball: UVA Showcases Defense Verse GT

Virginia’s now infamous pack-line defense was on full display Thursday night against Georgia Tech as the No. 2 Cavaliers improved to 6-0 in conference play and 18-0 overall. The Cavaliers won 57-28 which marked the third time this season that their defense has held a team under 30 points. This victory also increased their home-winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena to 21 games...
Via isportsweb.com
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon hits a sick reverse lay-up

The No. 2 Virginia Cavaliers laid waste to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets last night 57-28 (yeah, that’s the right score) and in the process Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon led the way with 13 points including this beautiful reverse lay-up….
Via The Student Section
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

College Basketball: Virginia remains unbeaten behind the sweet science of defense

It is hard to make the Notre Dame and Virginia offenses look bad. No one had been able to do so prior to Saturday. However, the proverbial rock met the hard place when the two squared off in South Bend. Coming into the game, Notre Dame was leading the nation in offensive efficiency while Virginia was seventh. It is safe to say that these numbers were altered slightly following the...
Via The Student Section
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Third ’16 pledge for Virginia, Sacha Killeya-Jones

It’s fair to say things are going quite swimmingly for the Virginia Cavaliers, as of late. A terrific 2013-2014 season has been followed up on by a yet to be defeated 2014-2015 squad, and it’s fair to assume head coach Tony Bennett has the Virginia program headed towards a deep NCAA tournament run this year. ...
Via Hoopniks
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Cavaliers Fans Make Dope John Paul Jones Arena-Inspired Beer Pong Table

When you love something, everything is a labor of love. Case in point, a few Virginia Cavalier fans loved beer pong and their Wahoos so much they decided to merge their two passions to create this beauty… Have you guys seen any other sports-themed beer pong tables that are worth sharing? Let us know in [&hellip No visits yet The post Virginia Cavaliers Fans Make Dope John Paul...
Via No Coast Bias
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Football Staff Wearing Orange Ribbons In Support Of The Search For UVA Student Hannah Graham

When the Virginia Cavaliers take the field against Kent State this afternoon, fans may notice a small addition to Mike London’s staff’s wardrobe. The UVA coaches will be wearing orange ribbons to lend awareness to the search for missing Virginia student Hannah Graham, who has not been seen since September 13. Ribbons @CoachMikeLondon and @UVa_Football staff are wearing today...
Via College Spun
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Skilled point guard Ty Jerome picks Virginia early

Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett is one of the best at his craft in the nation, but it never hurts to have players that are like coaches on the floor. Virginia landed a player that fits the above description, as 6′-3″ point guard Ty Jerome of Iona Prep (NY) made an early pledge to Virginia. ...
Via Hoopniks
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Harris inks three-year deal with Cavs

The Cavaliers have signed 2014 second-round draft pick Joe Harris to a three-year contract, according to a report from RealGM.com. Harris, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard out of Virginia, was selected with the No. 33 overall pick. According to the report, the first two years of Harris' contract are guaranteed. Harris played four seasons at Virginia and averaged 14.5 points per game over...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Virginia Cavaliers

Last season the Virginia Cavaliers finished the season with a 2-10 record and went winless in the ACC. Their best win was the season opener against BYU and their worst loss came in week five when they got routed by Ball State. Will the Cavs be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/30 vs UCLA 9/6 vs Richmond 9/13 vs Louisville...
Via College Football Zealots
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Pablo Torre Picks 16-Seed Coastal Carolina To Upset 1-Seed Virginia

ESPN columnist and television personality Pablo Torre isn’t going to be making any friends in Charlottesville, Virginia any time soon. Today, on Around The Horn, Torre predicted that 16-seed Coastal Carolina will be the first team to ever knock off a 1-seed in its first game in the NCAA Tournament. That would make the Chanticleers’ victim the Virginia Cavaliers. To be fair, Torre...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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