Stories tagged: Virginia Cavaliers
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
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.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
Virginia is looking for playmakers to step in and help dual-threat quarterback Bryce Perkins. The Cavaliers need to replace wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus and running back Jordan Ellis, who both …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
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. …
Wed., April 17, 2019, 4 p.m.
Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft. Diakite made the announcement on his Instagram page. He …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 6 p.m.
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, …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Defensively-minded, the Cavaliers (35-3) turned a night of adjustments against Texas Tech’s vaunted defense into one of college basketball’s great redemption stories.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
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: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination – and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Jarrett Culver knew Texas Tech desperately needed him to make a big leap after a solid freshman year so he charged full-speed into an offseason determined to refine and expand …
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Auburn had erased a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and led 62-60 before Kyle Guy stepped to the line in the final second.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:35 p.m.
Virginia and Auburn meet at the Final Four in the latest installment of a long-running competition in basketball: Slow and steady vs. fast and furious. The top-seeded Cavaliers are rarely …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
The Cavaliers (33-3) redeemed themselves from last year’s loss to UMBC by relying on veterans, sound defense, poise, controlling the ball and a failure to be rattled even when the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Ty Jerome scored 13 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:34 remaining, and No. 1 seed Virginia reached its second regional final in four years with a 53-49 victory over …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
The final AP college basketball poll of the season mirrors the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 seed line. Gonzaga’s three-week stay at No. 1 in the media poll ended with a …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
South Region preview: After being on the wrong side of history last year, Virginia earns top seed again
Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
Gonzaga maintained its hold on No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll, and the Zags can’t help or hurt their position this week.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 8 p.m.
Gonzaga is enjoying one of the best three-day spans in program history. The Zags crushed BYU by 34 points Saturday on Senior Night. They picked up a commitment from coveted …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
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UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow climb up the AP men’s college basketball rankings took another step forward Monday. After a three-week stay at fourth, the Zags moved to third in the latest poll …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:57 p.m.
RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Zion Williamson had 18 and No. 2 Duke used an early barrage of 3-pointers to stun No. 3 Virginia and then held off the Cavaliers, …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Now that the NFL season has reached an anticlimactic conclusion, the nation’s sporting eyes turn to college basketball for the next two months.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
No. 2 Duke is to face No. 3 Virginia in a rematch of one of the season’s most entertaining games. The Blue Devils won the first meeting 72-70 to hand …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their first loss of the season.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 11:31 p.m.
Asia Durr scored 20 points in 23 minutes as No. 4 Louisville routed Virginia 91-43 on Thursday night.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
George Welsh, who coached football at Virginia for 19 years and retired as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s career victories leader, has died.
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Perkins completed 22 of 31 passes for 208 yards and ran for 81 yards as the Cavaliers ended the ACC’s longest bowl drought. Zaccheaus, named the game’s Most Outstanding Player, …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:11 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
Kyle Guy scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half, and Ty Jerome had 11 of his 14 in the second for Virginia as the Cavaliers topped VCU …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Virginia’s stable of fleet-footed wide receivers is getting a lot of attention. The Cavaliers have a not-so-fast tight end that could benefit from all that speed. Senior Evan Butts caught …