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Hall of Fame college football coach George Welsh dies

George Welsh, who coached football at Virginia for 19 years and retired as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s career victories leader, has died.


Bryce Perkins, Olamide Zaccheaus lead Virginia over South Carolina 28-0 in Belk Bowl

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

Commentary: Tony Bennett and Virginia already have put the loss to UMBC behind them. Really.

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 …


Top 25 Capsules: No. 4 Virginia knocks off VCU

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 …


Cavaliers tight end Evan Butts poised for big final season

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 …


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018

Virginia AD: New coach Tina Thompson ‘exactly what we need’

There was a mutual attraction between Tina Thompson and Virginia’s women’s basketball program that made for a short courtship. Thompson gushed about the program’s successful history Wednesday when she was …


Virginia hires Tina Thompson as women’s basketball coach

Virginia hired former WNBA star Tina Thompson on Monday to coach its women’s basketball team.


UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018

Virginia’s Tony Bennett named AP men’s college coach of the year

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

Golden Retrievers: UMBC first No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1

UMBC has made NCAA Tournament history.


UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018

Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter to miss NCAAs with broken wrist

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 …


UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018

Top 25 Capsules: No. 1 Virginia tops UNC, finishes historic run through ACC

Kyle Guy, Devon Hall and No. 1 Virginia completed one of the most successful seasons in the storied history of Atlantic Coast Conference basketball, beating No. 12 North Carolina 71-63 …


Top 25 capsules: No. 1 Virginia looks the part in its ACC Tournament opener

Kyle Guy and No. 1 Virginia looked like healthy favorites in their postseason debut, beating Louisville 75-58 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018

How we voted: Michigan on the rise after winning four in a row at Big Ten Tournament

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson explains how he voted in the Associated Press Top 25 with five general thoughts on this week’s poll, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an …


Top 25 Capsules: No. 1 Virginia holds off Notre Dame

Devon Hall scored 17 points in his final game at John Paul Jones Arena and No. 1 Virginia outlasted Notre Dame 62-57 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018

How we voted: Amid NCAA scandal, a calm week on the court for teams in Top 25

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson explains how he voted in the Associated Press Top 25 with five general thoughts on this week’s poll, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018

How we voted: Bearcats, Buckeyes lose ground with Week 16 setbacks

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson explains how he voted in the Associated Press Top 25 with five general thoughts on this week’s poll, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an …


Top 25 capsules: Smothering defense leads No. 2 Virginia past Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – De’Andre Hunter scored 15 points, Kyle Guy added 14 and second-ranked Virginia smothered struggling Syracuse 59-44 on Saturday. Virginia (22-1, 11-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), which beat the …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

How we voted: It’s Virginia over Villanova for the nation’s top ranking … at least for now

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson explains how he voted in the Associated Press Top 25 with five general thoughts on this week’s poll, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an …


Men’s Top 25 capsules: No. 2 Virginia shuts down Georgia Tech, wins 9th straight

De’Andre Hunter scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia won its ninth straight game, 64-48 over Georgia Tech on Thursday night. It was another defensive masterpiece by the Cavaliers (17-1, …


Top 25 capsules: Devon Hall’s 25 lead No. 3 Virginia past NC State 68-51

Devon Hall scored a career-best 25 points and No. 3 Virginia pushed its winning streak to eight with a 68-51 victory over North Carolina State on Sunday night.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018

How we voted: West Virginia’s loss is Virginia’s gain as Cavaliers jump to No. 2

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson explains how he voted in the Associated Press Top 25 with five general thoughts on this week’s poll, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an …


Virginia hands Boise State its worst home loss since 2001

After losing 20 of its last 21 road games coming in, Virginia had a festive vibe in its locker room following a 42-23 dismantling of Boise State on Friday night …


UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017

Leon, Robinson shine and Florida routs Virginia in NCAAs

Devin Robinson had 14 points and 11 rebounds, the fifth double-double of his career, and the fourth-seeded Gators handled the No. 5 seed Cavaliers 65-39 on Saturday night in the …


UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017

Perrantes, Shayok carry Virginia to 76-71 win against UNCW

London Perrantes scored 24 points, Marial Shayok added a career-high 23 off the bench and No. 5 seed Virginia rallied from 15 points down to beat 13th-seeded UNC Wilmington 76-71 …


Bonzie Colson, No. 22 Notre Dame cruise past No. 21 Virginia

Since coming into the Atlantic Coast Conference four years ago, Notre Dame has more than held its own as a football school in a tough basketball league.


London Perrantes, No. 21 Virginia pull away from Pitt, 75-63

Kyle Guy scored 20 points to match a career high and London Perrantes scored 13 in the second half to help No. 21 Virginia pull away for a 75-63 victory …


Perrantes leads No. 23 Virginia past Pitt, 67-42

Virginia coach Tony Bennett waited after No. 23 Virginia’s 67-42 victory against Pittsburgh was over, and then waited again until London Perrantes had finished a postgame television interview before putting …


Andrew White, Tyus Battle lead Syracuse over No. 9 Virginia 66-62

Tyus Battle had a career-high 23 points and Andrew White also had 23 as Syracuse rallied past No. 9 Virginia 66-62 on Saturday, its second win over a ranked team …


Tony Bennett supports Virginia basketball team’s protest photo

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.


Gill, Tobey lead Virginia past Iowa State 84-71

Anthony Gill finished with a season-high 23 points, Mike Tobey came off the bench to score 18, and top-seeded Virginia beat Iowa State 84-71 in the Midwest Region semifinals on …