Stories tagged: tony bennett
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Virginia men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has declined a pay raise offered by the school and instead asked school officials for additional compensation for his staff and program improvement.
Wed., June 12, 2019
Tony Bennett’s first offseason as a national championship coach has come with benefits on the recruiting trail. However, his first season at Virginia after winning the title will bring challenges. …
Tue., April 16, 2019
It’s an odd thing, really, the way Cougs faithful feel about Tony Bennett. Sentiments about his father Dick are more straightforward: He was the man who revitalized a derelict program, …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019
Proud pop: Former Washington State coach Dick Bennett beams as son Tony leads Virginia to NCAA Tournament title
Dick Bennett has a difficult time watching his son, Tony, coach Virginia. He rarely attends games.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019
Virginia has won the first men’s basketball championship in school history, getting a career-high 27 points from De’Andre Hunter and clutch play from Kyle Guy to beat Texas Tech 85-77 …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
Here’s a breakdown of eight head coaches, assistants and grad assistants with local ties who’ll be appearing in this year’s Big Dance.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Hey, isn’t that … crooner Tony Bennett in the House for the swearing-in of his longtime friend and soon-to-be Speaker Nancy Pelosi?
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
Ten years into his reign at Virginia, Tony Bennett probably could show up in one of Bob Knight’s old sweaters and still be loved by the Charlottesville crowd. The Cavaliers …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018
Virginia’s Tony Bennett is The Associated Press men’s college basketball coach of the year. Bennett won the honor Thursday after a season that included a No. 1 national ranking and …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
UMBC has made NCAA Tournament history.
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018
Virginia will be without forward De’Andre Hunter for the NCAA Tournament. The school says Hunter suffered a broken left wrist during the ACC Tournament. He will have surgery Monday and …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
The night before the Virginia men’s basketball team officially started its 2016-17 season, several players posted a photo of the team kneeling as a sign of unity against social injustice.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
Aretha Franklin is canceling some upcoming concerts to rest up.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
If ever there was a man to throw a grand birthday bash for in San Francisco, it had to be Tony Bennett. And that is exactly what happened Friday. After …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
NBC is celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with a star-filled tribute airing in December.
Thu., June 2, 2016
Tony Bennett will turn 90 in August. Let that sink in. Ninety.
Tue., March 24, 2015
Virginia men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Coach of the Year. Bennett guided Virginia to a 30-4 record, including a 28-2 mark …
Mon., March 23, 2015
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: “Don’t let this be your last …
Sat., Jan. 31, 2015
Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work. A season later, the No. 2 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 18, 2014
Ken Bone’s tenure as Washington State basketball coach ended shortly after 10 a.m on Tuesday morning. WSU athletic director Bill Moos fired Bone during their annual end-of-season meeting.
Sat., March 16, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tony Bennett, the Virginia men’s basketball coach, said someone had mentioned to him that his was “the Don Equis” of this March – “the most interesting team …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2010
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Tony Bennett didn’t watch much tape of last year’s Virginia team after taking the Cavaliers coaching job. Instead, he formed his impressions based on his interactions with …
Fri., April 3, 2009
PULLMAN – There was an explanation needed. Four days after leaving Washington State University for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Virginia, Tony Bennett felt he could finally offer one.
Thu., April 2, 2009
Four days after leaving Washington State University for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Virginia, Tony Bennett felt he could finally offer one. He picked up his cell phone and …
Wed., April 1, 2009
Tony Bennett says he plans to rebuild the men’s basketball program at Virginia around two basic principles: passion and integrity.
Wed., April 1, 2009
PULLMAN – When Tony Bennett is introduced as the University of Virginia’s men’s basketball coach today, he’ll not only be breaking a tie with the players left at Washington State …
Tue., March 31, 2009
PULLMAN – Washington State University men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett surprised his players, his assistants and the school administration Monday by accepting an offer to become the head coach at …
Mon., March 30, 2009
PULLMAN ¬ Washington State University men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett surprised his players, his assistants and the school administration Monday by accepting an offer to become the head coach at …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009
TEMPE, Ariz. – There are a few challenges awaiting the Washington State men’s basketball team on its Pac-10 swing through Arizona this week. Some are obvious.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
PULLMAN – They seemed like the biggest shakeups to hit the Bay Area since the last temblor. California was losing sophomore Ryan Anderson to the draft. Ditto Stanford and the …