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Virginia Basketball: Cavaliers roast Hokies in Commonwealth Clash

Around one month ago, the Virginia Men’s basketball team lost in the one crucial game they circle every year: The Commonwealth Clash against Virginia Tech. A tightly contested game from opening tip to sounding buzzer it was, with the Hokies coming away victorious to the then No. 4 Wahoos 70-68 in Blacksburg. But now, it’s February. The tides have changed, the stakes have been...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UVA Dominates Virginia Tech in Rematch

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The first time No. 7 Virginia and Virginia Tech met on a basketball court this season, the Hokies played probably their best game of the season and the Cavaliers played what rates as their worst, and the bad taste of the Cavaliers’ two-point loss has lingered ever since. Anthony Gill and his teammates made amends Tuesday night with a crisp and focused approach...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gill's 16, 'D' lead No. 7 Virginia past Virginia Tech, 67-49

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Anthony Gill scored 16 points and No. 7 Virginia turned the tables on state rival Virginia Tech with a 67-49 victory Tuesday night, the Cavaliers' seventh straight. Isaiah Wilkins added a career-best 14 points and Malcolm Brogdon had 12 for the Cavaliers (20-4, 9-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). Virginia avenged a 70-68 loss to the Hokies in Blacksburg on...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech-Virginia Preview

A stunning loss to Virginia Tech in early January was the first indicator Virginia wasn't playing its best basketball. The Cavaliers sure are now. Back in the thick of the ACC race, the No. 7 Cavaliers should have a little additional incentive to extend its winning streak in Tuesday night's rematch between the intrastate rivals. The Cavaliers' hopes for a third consecutive ACC...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Basketball: Tearing through the ACC

Life has been good for the #9 University of Virginia men’s basketball team (19-4, 8-3) in the recent weeks. The Wednesday 61-47 win over Boston College pushed their current home winning streak to 16 as they venture into the thick of their ACC schedule. On Saturday, the Hoos travelled up to the Steel City to face a solid ACC opponent in the Pitt Panthers (17-5, 6-4). Through the...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Virginia pulls away from Pitt 64-50

PITTSBURGH (AP) Malcolm Brogdon scored 21 points and No. 9 Virginia pulled away from Pittsburgh in the second half of a 64-50 victory on Saturday. London Perrantes added 14 for the Cavaliers (19-4, 8-3 ACC), who have won six straight and remain unbeaten (4-0) against the Panthers since Pitt moved to the ACC in 2013. Virginia took control after the Panthers tied it early in the...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers would 'love' to trade for Wizards' Jared Dudley

The East-leading Cavaliers have seen the writing on the NBA wall. They want another wing player -- specifically Wizards forward Jared Dudley, according to a report.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brogdon scores 27 and No. 9 Virginia rolls BC, 61-47

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Malcolm Brogdon scored 27 points and No. 9 Virginia stretched its winning streak to five games with a 61-47 victory over Boston College on Wednesday night, keeping the Eagles winless in ACC play. Anthony Gill added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Cavaliers (18-4, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their 16th straight at home and for the 31st time...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mendenhall inks 24 in first year at Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Bronco Mendenhall makes no secret that Virginia will look much different in coming seasons, but on his first National Signing Day as the Cavaliers' coach, he lauded his predecessor's recruits as a ''great starting place.'' Mendenhall replaced Mike London after last season, and the school announced Wednesday that it has signed 24 players, including four...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

JUCO DT Tyrell Chavis Announces Penn State Commitment

Garden City (N.Y.) Nassau Community College defensive tackle Tyrell Chavis announced his commitment to Penn State moments ago on Twitter. A three-star defensive tackle, Chavis chose the Nittany Lions over Auburn and West Virginia, among others. I will be sending the next 2 years of my collegiate career as an Wild Dog!!! #WeAre — Tyrell Chavis (@tyrell_chavis) February 2, 2016...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Hands Louisville Worst Loss In KFC Yum! Center

No. 11 Virginia showed up to the KFC Yum! Center to ready to shoot baskets and stun the No. 16 Louisville Cardinals. Behind a stifling defense and 58 percent shooting, the Cavaliers beat Louisville 63-47 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory. Malcolm Brogdon & No. 11 @UVAMensHoops hand Louisville its worst loss ever at KFC Yum! Center, 63-47. pic.twitter.com/CkVZLvEcZv...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: No. 11 Virginia Avoids Upset On Buzzer Beating Three

No. 11 Virginia struggled all night and looked like they were heading to upset city as they trailed Wake Forest for the majority of their contest. But, the Cavaliers were able to find some life in the final minutes of the game when they were able to overcome their three-point drought and started scoring beyond the arc. The league’s top three-point shooting team was not able to...
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball Uses Big Second Half To Upset No.13 Virginia

Three Seminoles scored in double-digit points and overcame a three-point first half deficit to storm back and defeat the No.13 Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday. UPSET SPECIAL! #JustUs pic.twitter.com/R2JE8pMlxe — FSU Basketball (@fsuhoops) January 18, 2016 Malik Beasley and Dwayne Bacon led the scoring for FSU with 17 and 18 points respectively, which took some pressure off Xavier...
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Hires Bronco Mendenhall As Next Head Football Coach

The Virginia Cavaliers made one of the most surprising college football coaching hires of the 2015 season … and it was more because of where they were able to get their new coach from. After interviewing several candidates, including a reported sit-down with new Miami head coach Mark Richt, the Cavaliers went out to the state of Utah and were able to snag BYU head coach Bronco...
Via Gamedayr
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU's future uncertain after Mendenhall leaves for Virginia

Yes, the University of Virginia very handsomely compensated former head coach Mike London. Yes, the school will give new head coach Bronco Mendenhall a highly competitive financial package. Yes, Mendenhall is a noticeably better coach than London. Virginia football improved on Friday evening. However, one must ask if the Cavaliers improved enough in an ACC Coastal with Mark...
Via The Comeback
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia hires BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall as new coach

In a surprise move, Virginia announced that BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall will be the team’s new football coach Friday. Virginia made the abrupt announcement late Friday afternoon. #UVA announces Bronco Mendenhall (@Bronco_BYU) as Hoos new head football coach. #GoHoos https://t.co/iHgWtantz4pic.twitter.com/7m0onV4vWa — Virginia Football (@UVa_Football) December 4, 2015 ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mack Brown interested in Virginia head coaching job

Mack Brown has been patiently waiting for the right coaching job to become available since leaving the Texas Longhorns a couple years back.  One team that is reportedly intriguing to Brown is the Virginia Cavaliers, who are going to be searching for a new head coach this coming offseason. Bobby Burton of 247Sports is very adamant that Brown is intrigued by the Virginia job. Whether...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia releases mini-hype video for 2015-16 season

The Virginia Cavaliers are coming off their second straight regular season ACC championship and they are looking to get a third this year. The team is ranked in the top five of the preseason AP polls and they hope to get off to a good start. The team released a cool hype video for their season with highlights from last year’s NCAA Tournament run. It was pretty cool look into what...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia Release Awesome Mini Hype Video About 2015-16 Basketball Season

The Virginia Cavaliers are coming off consecutive regular season ACC titles, and they’re looking to continue the trend during the 2015-16 college basketball season.  With the season opener at home Friday night against Morgan State, UVA is looking to kick things off with a bang. So to make sure fans are ready to bring the ruckus, Virginia released this awesome mini hype video for...
Via College Spun
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia would work for Mack Brown, but would Mack Brown work for Virginia?

In week one or week two, it’s almost always too early to discuss the coaching carousel for specific jobs. We see far too many times in this business a scenario in which a team loses twice but then cleans up its act as September and the season move along. Recall when Mark Richt went 0-2 in 2011 but then won 10 straight and reached the SEC Championship Game? He went from hot seat...
Via The Student Section
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

'Sad Virginia fan' becomes a meme after loss to Notre Dame

For a minute there, it looked as if the Virginia Cavailers were going to get the biggest upset of the young 2015 season when they were leading No. 9 Notre Dame. And then, wouldn’t you know it … the Fighting Irish scored the game winning touchdown and broke hearts across the Commonwealth. One Virginia fan was caught on camera truly sad about the outcomeand became an internet...
Via Gamedayr
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia scores on double-reverse flea-flicker

Virginia is leading No.9 Notre Dame 14-12 late in the second quarter, and the Cavs just took the lead on a beautifully-executed trick play. It began with running back Albert Reid in the Wildcat formation and quarterback Matt Johns lined up as a wide receiver. Reid handed to running back Taquan Mizzell on what looked like a jet sweep, but Mizzell instead pitched back to Johns, who...
Via College Spun
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame scores TD on fake field goal

Notre Dame had no issue moving the ball against Texas last week. Today, they got a bit tricky to open scoring against Virginia in Charlottesville. Backup quarterback and holder DeShone Kizer flipped the ball on a fake field goal to junior tight end Durham Smythe for a touchdown. DE-turned-TE Chase Hounsell with a key block. pic.twitter.com/3emoBJpWml — BlueandGold.com (@BGInews...
Via College Spun
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Darion Atkins rips Virginia teammates for lack of effort

The unexpected continued to happen in the NCAA Tournament’s East Region on Sunday, with No. 7 seed Michigan State knocking off No. 2 seed Virginia. Cavs forward Darion Atkins felt his team did not put forth a respectable effort, to put it kindly. Atkins, a 6-foot-8 senior, scored 10 points and grabbed a game-high 14...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia's Darion Atkins has quote of the year

Virginia’s 2013-14 season finished on March 28 in the Sweet 16, with a 61-59 loss to Michigan State at Madison Square Garden. Michigan State had a down season, by its standards this year, while UVA was fantastic once again, clinching the No. 2 seed in the East Region. Now, the Cavaliers and Spartans are set to play again, this time in the Round of 32, and you know that Virginia’s...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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