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Perkins named UVa’s starting QB—for now

Mendenhall announces spring starter under center The Virginia Cavaliers have a new QB1and its a player in year one with the program. In his annual press conference at the beginning of spring practice, head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced that Arizona State transfer Bryce Perkins would take the reins of the Hoos new offense.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 hours ago

The future looks bright for Virginia Basketball despite the historic loss

With the devastating loss to U.M.B.C. in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, the Virginia Cavaliers are forced to turn their focus to next season. After being on the wrong side of the first ever 1 vs. 16 seed upset, Tony Bennett‘s team must be reflecting on what could have been. However, the team that takes the floor during the opening game next year should have just as...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dawn Staley has “no interest” in Virginia women’s basketball job

Is this the expected response, or a genuine refusal to take the job? According to multiple media reports on Wednesday, current South Carolina Gamecocks womens basketball coach Dawn Staley is not interested in becoming the Virginia Cavaliers new coach. Does Dawn Staley have any interest in coaching Virginia? pic.twitter.com/B3S74XpRL5 Josh Hyber (@JoshHyberUSC) March 21, 2018
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Virginia women’s basketball coach JoAnne Boyle announces retirement

Boyle departs program on heels of only NCAA tournament appearance Just two days after her Virginia Cavaliers were knocked out of the NCAA tournament by defending champions South Carolina, UVA womens basketball head coach JoAnne Boyle announced her retirement from coaching.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

Report: Virginia associate head coach Ron Sanchez to become head coach at Charlotte

After nine years at UVA, Sanchez will take on a new challenge. With the Virginia Cavaliers basketball season officially completed, longtime Tony Bennett assistant Ron Sanchez is reportedly moving on from Charlottesville to become a head coach in his own right. Charlotte is expected to hire Virginia Associate Head Coach Ron Sanchez as their next basketball coach, per multiple sources...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago

Virginia got revenge on UMBC…in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition?

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers’ 74-54 win over the Virginia Cavaliers in the NCAA Tournament Friday saw them become the first 16 seed ever to beat a 1 seed in men’s basketball, and it saw a whole lot of people learning about UMBC, the athletic department’s Twitter account repeatedly dunking on those who questioned them, and even Lane Kiffin getting involved...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago

Jim Boeheim fiercely defends Tony Bennett after Virginia loss

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim is not having the criticism of Virginia’s Tony Bennett.Bennett continued what has become a disappointing tournament record by losing to 16th-seeded UMBC in the first round on Friday night, leading to a heavy barrage of criticism directed at Bennett’s record and style of basketball. Boeheim wasn’t having that, offering an extended monologue about how Bennett...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN says no perfect brackets remain after UMBC upset

UMBC’s win over Virginia was enough to end any chance of anyone putting together a perfect bracket in ESPN’s Tournament Challenge.ESPN said Sunday night that the UMBC upset meant that the first round of the tournament concluded with no perfect brackets intact. Sometimes a handful of brackets sneak into the third day of the tournament intact after someone nailed the winners of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Little Caesar’s to give away free lunch due to UMBC’s win over UVA

Little Caesar’s is giving the public a chance to eat lunch on the house, and UMBC deserves all the credit for it.The pizza chain previously announced a promotion it was running, which entailed Little Caesar’s giving away a free lunch combo on April 2 (the day of the 2018 National Championship game) if a No. 16 seed defeated a No. 1 seed in the Round of 64. Well, the Retrievers did...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia’s Bennett: "We got our butts whipped"

Last night, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County made NCAA history. Not only did they win their first tournament game in school history, but they knocked off the 1-seed Virginia Cavaliers. And not just any 1-seed, but THE 1-seed. Where they go from here, nobody knows. Perhaps they lose the next game by 40, but who cares? They just did something that nobody else has ever done...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 16-Seed UMBC Shocks College Basketball: Upsets 1-Seed Virginia

16-seed UMBC shocked college basketball with its upset of 1-seed Virginia. Tony Bennett gives his thoughts on a devastating loss for the Cavaliers after a remarkable season. It is the first time a 16-seed has ever beaten a 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Via ACC Digital Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 16-Seed UMBC Upsets 1-Seed Virginia: Postgame Reaction

16-seed UMBC shocked the college basketball world, upsetting No. 1 overall seed Virginia 74-54 in Charlotte. The Retrievers became the first-ever 16-seed to beat a 1-seed and head coach Ryan Odom spoke about the stunning victory and his admiration for Tony Bennett and the ACC Champion Virginia Cavaliers after the game.
Via ACC Digital Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball team will give away $10,000 thanks to UMBC upset

Someone is about to be $10,000 lighter in the pocket.Derek Sharrer, the GM of the independent St. Paul Saints baseball team, will now have to give away $10K after a promotion he was running backfired.The Saints announced on Twitter Monday that Sharrer would give away $10K if a 16 seed beat a 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. 16 seeds had never won against a 1 seed entering the tournament...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 Virginia’s banner season ends in epic failure as the Cavaliers fall to 16-seed UMBC

Hoos become first 1-seed to lose to a 16 in 136 games. It was a historic upset, and the Hoos were on the wrong side of it. Virginia never led in the second half as UMBC shot 54% from the field and 50% from three, led by Jairus Lyles with an unbelievable 28 points. Absolutely nothing went right for the top-seeded Cavaliers as they became the first ever one-seed to fall to a 16-seed...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
7 days ago

Nightmare NCAA Tournament scenarios for Virginia Basketball

The bracket for the NCAA Tournament was released this past Sunday, and Virginia has been awarded the number one overall seed in the South region. The Cavaliers will begin tournament play on March 16th against the number 16 seed UMBC Retrievers. However, in more solemn news, the Cavaliers have learned that they will be forced to play without talented sixth-man freshman De’Andre Hunter...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter out for tournament with broken wrist

The Virginia Cavaliers will be a man down in the NCAA Tournament.The school announced on Tuesday that ACC Sixth Man of the Year De’Andre Hunter will miss the NCAA Tournament due to a broken wrist.Hunter suffered the injury in the ACC Tournament, which Virginia won. He is expected to undergo surgery on Monday and miss 10-12 weeks.Hunter was averaging 9.2 points and 3.5 rebounds per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Cavaliers Earn 1-Seed In NCAA Tournament

The ACC Champion Virginia Cavaliers have earned a 1-seed in the South Region of NCAA Tournament. Hoos fans can get ready for the madness as Tony Bennett and company gets ready to make a run in March.
Via ACC Digital Network
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: ACC Tournament: Tony Bennett's Virginia Cavaliers win the ACC championship

The scene following Virginia's win over North Carolina to take the regular season and postseason conference title. At 31-2, they finished with the best record in the nation in the hardest conference. It's the second time in the past four years VA's won the ACC, long-dominated by Duke and UNC. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SUPPORT...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia's Tony Bennett On 2018 ACC Champions: 'There's Something Different Here'

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett has won his 2nd New York Life ACC Tournament championship in the last 5 years. Immediately after the top-seeded Cavaliers beat 6th-seeded North Carolina 71-63, Bennett joined the ACC Digital Network's Sarina Morales to break down why this has been such a magical ride for the Hoos this season.
Via ACC Digital Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Virginia Cavaliers Are 2018 ACC Champions | The Path To A Title

The Virginia Cavaliers are 2018 ACC Tournament champions after outlasting North Carolina in Saturday night's final, 71-63. From Thursday-to-Saturday, Hoos fans can now relive the best moments from a crazy week in Brooklyn. This is Virginia's "Path to a Title."
Via ACC Digital Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: HAVE VIRGINIA Cavaliers mastered college defense?

Virginia's stunned the nation with a bullet-proof defense that's only been knocked off twice in 32 games. How has the pack-line taken over college basketball and become the story of the entire season? Virginia reporter Sam Blum breaks down the system and the Cavaliers' success. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SUPPORT CLNS MEDIA: ...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville coach David Padgett takes heat for awkward postgame handshake

No. 1-ranked Virginia topped unranked Louisville in their ACC Tournament game Thursday, but perhaps more noteworthy was what happened afterward.An awkward moment ensued when Virginia coach Tony Bennett went in for a postgame handshake with Louisville counterpart David Padgett, only for Padgett to give him an eye contact-less shake before brushing right past. Of course, Padgett’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Basketball ACC Tournament preview

After a hard-fought win against Notre Dame in the final game of the regular season, Tony Bennett and his Virginia Cavaliers can now shift their focus to the ACC Tournament. The Cavaliers have the number one seed locked up, and will not begin play in the tournament until the quarterfinal round on March 8th. This double bye can only help Virginia, who saw their leading scorer, Kyle...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jay Williams casually pwns Chris Long during UVA basketball game

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long is now a two-time Super Bowl champ after helping his team take down the New England Patriots last Sunday. He was at the University of Virginia basketball game Saturday to continue his celebration and take in a big game at his old school.As a main celebrity attraction, he was given the chance to raise the roof with a half-court shot. To...
Via Sportsnaut
February 10, 2018  |  Discuss

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