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West Virginia breaks Virginia Basketball’s home winning streak

The Virginia Cavaliers basketball teams’ 24 game win streak at home has finally come to a halt, losing to a non-c0nference opponent for the first time since 2013. They were unable to repeat the same success as they had last year against the West Virginia Mountaineers , when they had forced 18 turnovers and shot over 62%. The tables turned this year as the Mountaineers signature...
Via isportsweb.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Unforced errors and missed free throws costly in Virginia loss to West Virginia

Hoos uncharacteristically sloppy as they lose their first game of the season. Virginia fans have become accustomed to winning, especially within the friendly confines of John Paul Jones Arena. Saturday, against No. 25 West Virginia, the Cavaliers home win streak of 24 games came to a crashing halt as the Mountaineers outlasted Virginia down the stretch to snag the 66-57 victory....
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

WATCH: Virginia vs. West Virginia Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Virginia vs. West Virginia: London Perrantes buried a three-pointer with 3:12 remaining in the second half to give #6 Virginia a one-point lead, but #15 West Virginia closed the game on an 11-2 run and prevailed, 66-57. Darius Thompson led the Cavaliers with 14 points. It was Virginia's first loss of the season.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Rapid Recap: Hoos drop close game to No. 25 West Virginia, 66-57

Virginia suffers their largest loss since 2013. In a game that featured 15 lead changes and five ties, No. 25 West Virginia emerged victorious with a huge 66-57 win over the previously undefeated No. 6 Cavaliers. Darius Thompson led the Hoos with 14 points, and Isaiah Wilkins had eight rebounds. The nine point loss was Virginias biggest loss since losing to Tennessee December 30...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

West Virginia’s depth, tempo, and defense could be Virginia’s biggest challenge

As is often the case with UVA games, he who controls tempo will likely control outcome.The Virginia Cavaliers play host to a No. 25 West Virginia Mountaineers team that has potential to give the Hoos fits all afternoon long. Tipoff is Saturday, December 3 at 2:00 p.m., and heres the full preview you need to get you there.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Perrantes’ fiery second half fuels Virginia to gritty comeback victory over Ohio State

After a sluggish first half, Virginia erases 16-point deficit to earn a win in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. When the No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers needed him most, London Perrantes stepped up. The fourth year point guard managed to have both his least impressive and most impressive halves of the season on Wednesday night as Virginia overcame a slow start and big deficit to win 63-61 over...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

Perrantes Leads No. 7 Virginia Past Ohio State

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — London Perrantes knew he wasn’t playing well, and if he had any doubt whatsoever, coach Tony Bennett let him know. “I got after him,” Bennett said Wednesday night after Perrantes scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half and No. 7 Virginia overcame a sloppy performance and rallied past Ohio State 63-61 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago

WATCH: Virginia vs. Ohio State Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Virginia vs. Ohio State: The #6 Cavaliers took their 1st lead of the game with just under 2 minutes to go and held on to defeat the Buckeyes in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 63-61. UVA guard London Perrantes scored 15 of his game-high 19 points in the 2nd half of the victory.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

No. 7 Virginias beat Providence for Emerald Coast title

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) London Perrantes and Darius Thompson scored 11 points each and No. 7 Virginia beat Providence 63-52 to win the Emerald Coast Classic on Saturday night. Virginia (6-0) entered the game leading the nation in scoring defense, giving up only 39.2 points per game. Providence (4-2) topped the season-high 51 that UNC Greensboro scored against the Cavaliers, but had...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech looks to extend winning streak vs. Virginia

Virginia quarterback Matt Johns believes in the power of positive thinking. ''I day-dream before every game,'' Johns said, looking ahead to the last game of his college career on Saturday against Virginia Tech. ''But this one will be a little bit more special being the last one.'' Unfortunately for Johns and every senior who has finished his Cavaliers career since 2008, their...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy scores 20 as No. 7 Virginia routs Grambling State 90-34

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Freshman guard Kyle Guy scored 20 points in 13 minutes, and No. 7 Virginia ran off 26 consecutive points to end the first half of a 90-34 victory against Grambling State on Tuesday night. Guy, who was Mr. Basketball in Indiana last season, shot 6 of 7 from the floor, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, for the Cavaliers (4-0). Virginia coach Tony Bennett...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shayok, Guy lead No. 8 Virginia past Yale, 62-38

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Marial Shayok scored 15 points and No. 8 Virginia held Yale scoreless for a stretch of nearly nine minutes in the second half in a 62-38 victory Sunday. Freshman Kyle Guy added 12 points for the Cavaliers (3-0), eight during a 16-0 second-half run that turned a 37-33 lead into a rout. Blake Reynolds led Yale (2-1) with 10 points. The Bulldogs arrived...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia's Micah Kiser putting finishing touches on stellar career

Virginia's Micah Kiser is putting finishing touches on stellar career. The linebacker sits down with James Bates.
Via FOX Sports South
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Cavaliers earn first Pack Line Pledge of the season

Via Streaking the Lawn
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cavaliers Handle UNC-Greensboro in Season Opener, 76-51

Via Streaking the Lawn
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia vs. Miami Football Preview: Can the Cavaliers overcome a good Hurricanes defense?

Via Streaking the Lawn
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hoos in the NFL Week 9: Former Cavaliers help shape the playoffs picture

Via Streaking the Lawn
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia not going bowling for fifth straight season

Virginia won't be going to a bowl game again, the fifth consecutive season without a postseason appearance for the Cavaliers. It's a first in Bronco Mendenhall's 12 years as a head coach, but the Cavaliers (2-7, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) are not saying his first season at Virginia is a failure. Graduating senior center Jackson Matteo, one of three captains, said the foundation...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016-17 Virginia Basketball Player Profiles: London Perrantes is the heart and soul of the Cavaliers

Via Streaking the Lawn
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jaylen Smith catches Lamar Jackson game-winning TD

Down by one point with less than half a minute against Virginia, Louisville desperately needed a big play to avoid dropping its second game in 2016. Lamar Jackson and Jaylen Smith answered the call with a clutch 29-yard game-winning touchdown. Watch them work their late-game magic. Louisville answers! #LOUvsUVA pic.twitter.com/VY9TyBTerZ — Athlon Sports (@AthlonSports) October...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia’s Doni Dowling hurdles his way to 41-yard gain

In a game in which we expected big things from Lamar Jackson, it was a Virginia player doing Action Jackson things against Louisville Saturday. In the third quarter, already up by three, Virginia made it a two-score game after a humongous play by Doni Dowling. Watch here as the receiver gains extra yards by hurdling over a defender, much in the same way we saw Jackson hurdle for...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Virginia football player alleges hazing, abuse of players

Anyone who has ever played sports at a competitive level is likely to have run in to team “traditions” and bonding moments. However, few have run in to flat-out hazing and abuse. Yet, that is exactly what one former Virginia Cavaliers football player is alleging in a federal lawsuit against the school. The player, Aidan Howard, left the program this summer after alleged mental...
Via The Comeback
October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia’s Jordan Mack destroys Duke QB to help seal win

Freshman defensive back Jordan Mack helped seal a win for Virginia on Saturday with the most brutal sack of the college football season. With Duke trailing 27-20 in the fourth quarter and the offense backed up at the 1-yard line, freshman quarterback Daniel Jones attempted to find an open receiver before getting crushed by Mack in the end zone. The impact of the hit caused Jones...
Via The Sports Daily
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia unveils new uniforms for 2016 season

The Virginia Cavaliers are beginning a new era of football in the 2016 season as Bronco Mendenhall makes his way to the Power Five to take over the team. With a new era comes a slightly new look, which is what the Cavaliers revealed Sunday. The team will wear some cool updated uniforms going into the 2016 season. The new look includes white helmets with numbers on one side and the...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia freshman Jay Huff dunks from the free throw line

The Virginia Cavaliers have been one of the top teams in college basketball for the past couple of seasons, and recruiting guys like Jay Huff shows why. The Cavaliers have one of their best recruiting classes ever for the upcoming season, and Huff is a part of it. He’s a 6’11” stud power forward for North Carolina, and showed off his athleticism after he finished a dunk from...
Via The Comeback
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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