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Virginia has come a long way, but has a way to go

I think we learned two simple things this Saturday: How far we've come, and how far we have to go.  Dare we say, the Hoos looked better losing this weekend than they did beating BYU last year.  That's a very offense-centric point of view (the defense was a little less than completely suffocating), but then, we've long known what has to get better before anything good...
Via SCACC Hoops
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' kicker plays after father's heart attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia placekicker Ian Frye was feeling pretty good as he headed for the locker room in Saturday's road game at BYU. His 22-yard field goal on the final play of the first half was his third in as many tries and had given the Cavaliers a 16-13 lead against the No. 20 Cougars. Then as he was leaving the field, Frye saw his mother moving down the stands...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Wearing 1968 Throwback Uniforms Saturday vs. Kent State

After a tough 2013 season, the Virginia Cavaliers are much-improved this year, posting victories over Richmond and Louisville and putting up a fight against two ranked opponents – UCLA and BYU. Saturday, UVA will be honoring one of its most successful teams – the squad from 1968 that featured star running back Frank Quayle, the ACC Player of the Year that season. Virginia will...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Virginia runs 102 plays for 519 yards in loss to No. 21 BYU

Despite Virginia running a program-record 102 plays for an impressive 519 yards, and BYU committing 12 penalties for an eye-popping 133 yards, the Cavaliers were unable to pull the upset over the 21st-ranked Cougars. BYU recovers the onside kick and takes a knee to close out the game. UVa falls 41-33 to BYU. #UVAvsBYU pic.twitter.com/K2Whs6Qz21 — Virginia Football (@UVa_Football...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia vs. BYU: Game Preview

Last year's win set a great tone for the season: very solid defense and enough capitalizing on opponent mistakes to come away with a win.  Afterwards, of course: thbpt.  Winning that game led our thoughts completely astray, and it was two more months before the ugly truth truly sank in.  This year, the positive feelings from a win are a lot less likely to be phony; it...
Via SCACC Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars vs. Virginia Cavaliers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the BYU Cougars will host the Virginia Cavaliers. No. 21 BYU (3-0) will look to remain unbeaten when they host Virginia. (2-1) Coverage of the game between Virginia and BYU will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT. The Odds: The BYU Cougars are 14 point favorites against the Virginia Cavaliers. The over/under for...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Petrino Not Panicking After Disappointing Loss To Virginia

Photo: Pete Cautilli The Louisville football program suffered a humbling 23-21 loss on Saturday to the Virginia Cavaliers. This loss doesn’t ruin the season by any means, but it’s certainly a wake-up call. Most Louisville fans predicted that the Cardinals would win eight, nine or possibly even ten games in 2014. I can only speak for myself, but I doubt Virginia was one of the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike London and Virginia celebrate emotional win

After a 4-8 2012 season and an even worse 2-10 2013 season, many didn’t expect Mike London to be back for 2014 with the Virginia Cavaliers. He beat the odds and he finally has the Cavs playing like they were back in 2011 (his second year). Here’s a picture of the Hoos celebrating their victory over Louisville…. and for a great video of the emotional scene check out this link...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville, Virginia Get Into Mini-Brawl At End Of First Half (Video)

The Louisville Cardinals and Virginia Cavaliers don’t exactly have the rivalry that USC and UCLA or Ohio State and Michigan do. However, the two ACC teams almost broke out into a full-on brawl at the end of the first half during their game Saturday afternoon. As time expired, players convened and started pushing and shoving each other before being separated by the officials. ...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Puts Louisville On Upset Watch This Weekend

Photo: Pete Cautilli Considering the Virginia Cavaliers won just two games last season and were winless in league play, Saturday’s game has been assumed to be a gimme since the 2014 schedule was released. UVA has never really known as a perennial football power, but with Mike London now running the program, the fan base has good reason to be exciting. They’ve not been able to...
Via The Cardinal Connect
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino Says His Team Will Be Challenged At Virginia On Saturday

Photo: Pete Cautilli Heading into the 2014 season, Virginia was thought to be the one of the weaker conference opponents on Louisville’s schedule. That still may be the case, but teams in the ACC shouldn’t be taking the Cavaliers as lightly as they were two weeks ago. Virginia is just 1-1 on the season, but their one loss came against UCLA, who was ranked in the top ten at that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia WR’s make a pair of sick touchdown catches

After Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert threw for two interceptions, head coach Mike London pulled the starter for Sophomore Matt Johns. The former backup took the Cavaliers down the field for a quick 29-yard strike to Andre Levrone. The Cavaliers headed into half down 21-10. After a few stops, Matt Johns and the Cavaliers narrowed the lead with another great pass and catch to...
Via Down and Distance
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: UVA’s Andre Levrone Hauls In A Ridiculous Touchdown Catch Against UCLA

If not for a few disastrous turnovers, the team many expect to finish at the bottom of the ACC, Virginia, could be putting a real scare into playoff hopeful UCLA. Sophomore quarterback Matt Johns stepped in for Greyson Lambert, who had thrown two pick sixes earlier in the game, and immediately hit on a couple of big pass attempts, capped off by this beautiful throw to Andre Levrone...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Bruins at Virginia Cavaliers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America On Saturday the season gets underway for the UCLA Bruins as they travel to take on the Virginia Cavaliers. No. 7 UCLA will be looking to build on its success from a season ago as they travel to Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, VA to take on Virginia. Kickoff of this game will take place at 12:00 pm ET with ESPN airing the game. The Odds: It...
Via Tireball.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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