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Darion Atkins Apologizes for Post-game Comments

View image | gettyimages.com Following Virginia’s 60-54 loss to Michigan State in the Round of 32 on Sunday, senior forward Darion Atkins let his emotions get the best of him. Atkins made headlines for calling out his teammates, questioning their effort, or lack thereof, saying he felt he “wanted it more than a few other guys on the team,” and called them out of their names...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia’s Darion Atkins Apologizes For “Inappropriate Comments” To The Media Following NCAA Tournament Loss

Following Virginia’s loss to Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament’s third round on Sunday, Darion Atkins sat in his team’s locker room at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte and spoke quite harshly to the media.  The Cavaliers’ senior forward questioned his team’s effort against the Spartans and said his teammates played “like a bunch of p*ssies.”  Unsurprisingly...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia's record season ends early in disappointment

The record book will show that Virginia's 2014-15 season was among the best in program history. But it came to a quick end in the NCAA Tournament after another slow start - a recurring problem all year. The Cavaliers (30-4) fell behind 15-4 in the first few minutes against Michigan State in the round of 32 on Sunday and spent the entire game trying to claw their way back into contention...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darion Atkins Calls out Virginia Teammates After Loss to Michigan State

Playing in what turned out to be his last collegiate game, Virginia senior Darion Atkins left everything on the floor. He finished with 10 points and a game-high 14 rebounds in their Round of 32 loss vs. Michigan State. He also came away with a huge block on Spartans guard Alvin Ellis in the first half. But despite his efforts the Spartans were able to beat Virginia at their own...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia's Darion Atkins With the "Tho Shall Not Slam on Me!" Block of the Day

Virginia Cavaliers forward Darion Akins already won the day with the best pregame quote leading up to Sunday's game against Michigan State. With his team having a little trouble scoring early on Akins decided to make sure the Spartans understood the Cavaliers were not going to lay down and let the Spartans win with this awesome block.Sadly, it was not enough to spark the Cavaliers...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA’s Darion Atkins Blasts Teammates After Loss To MSU, Team “Played Like A Bunch Of P*ssies”

Virginia forward Darion Atkins is the lone senior in Virginia’s rotation, and may wind up being the only major loss for the Cavaliers this off-season. Naturally, the ACC Defensive Player of the Year is upset after his team’s Round of 32 loss to Michigan State, the program’s second straight post-season ouster at the hands of the Spartans. After the game, Atkins reportedly took...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This Block By Virginia’s Darion Atkins Was Borderline Criminal

Virginia and Michigan State were in a slugfest on Sunday during their NCAA Tournament match-up, and each team wasn’t backing down. At one point in the first half however, Virginia’s Darion Atkins stole the soul directly from the body of Alvin Ellis with a vicious block. Evidence below, in Vine form so you can watch Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Forward Darion Atkins Has Interesting Take On Sunday's Game Against Michigan State

The Virginia Cavaliers have been looking pretty good all season long and are hoping to make some serious noise in the Tournament this year. To do that they had to first get past a game Belmont team, and will now have to get past the team that put an end to their run last season--Michigan State.The Spartans are not the same team they were last season, but will certainly not make it...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia vs. Michigan State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Nike.com The Virginia Cavaliers, the 2-seed in the East region of this year’s NCAA Tournament, took care of 15-seed Belmont Friday, but it wasn’t exactly easy. UVA led 62-60 with just four minutes to play before pulling away and winning by a comfortable 12-point margin. Michigan State, the 7-seed, built a sizable halftime lead on Georgia before holding off a furious rally by...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA Star Justin Anderson Says He’s Back To Normal, Was “Dunking On People” In Practice

Those of us who have the Virginia Cavaliers making a Final Four run from the East Region are banking on star guard Justin Anderson returning to form after a long absence due to injury. Anderson was limited in ACC Tournament play, but he is happy to announce that he is back to normal, as evidenced by the fact that he was “dunking on people” in practice. Justin Anderson said he...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Dominate #7 Virginia Cavaliers

Notre Dame jumped out to a big lead by halftime, then held off a late Virginia rally to earn their first ACC win of the season. (Mandatory Credit: Trevor Brown/Lacrosse Magazine) On Saturday one of the nations highest scoring offenses, #4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-1) traveled to Charlottesville, VA to battle ACC opponent #7 Virginia Cavaliers (5-2). Injury struck Virginia hard...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia vs. Belmont – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Anderson, back from injury, needs to get going for UVA. For most of the season, Virginia was believed to be in position to claim a No. 1 seed, but an injury to Justin Anderson and a couple late losses bumped the Cavaliers down a line, as Tony Bennett’s team is the No. 2 seed in the East Region. They’re set to face No. 15 seed Belmont on Friday.  Be sure to check out our printable...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: UNC’s locker room celebration after beating Virginia

March Madness is in the air and after knocking off the Virginia Cavaliers yesterday, here’s how North Carolina celebrated…
Via Bloguin Best
13 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
February 11, 2015  |  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
February 07, 2015  |  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
February 02, 2015  |  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
January 31, 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...
Via No Coast Bias
November 07, 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
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