1. North Carolina vs. Virginia: Tar Heels Rebound from Duke Loss by Rebounding

    Going into Saturday's game at Chapel Hill, the Virginia Cavaliers had lost four games by a combined total of 10 points. A look overhead to the scoreboard at center court of the Dean E...

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  2. ACC Basketball: Who Wins the Conference and Who Goes Dancin'?

    Just past the midway point in conference play, the ACC has broken right down the middle into two distinct groups! I'm tired of searching for the last time the sixth-place team was only one game out of first place this late in the year...

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  3. Virginia-Wake Forest: Cavaliers Within One in ACC Race After Rout of Deacons

    One minute and six seconds into the game between Wake Forest and the University of Virginia, Demon Deacon Travis McKie scored to give Wake Forest a 2-0 lead. It is hard to believe that would be the high point of the Wake Forest evening, but it was...

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  4. Florida State vs Virginia: Seminoles Repel Cavaliers, Remain Atop ACC

    Florida State withstood a swift and furious Virginia rally to retain a portion of the ACC lead with a 58-55 victory before a near-capacity crowd at the Donald L. Tucker Center...

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  5. Virginia-Clemson: Cavaliers Shoot Down Tigers, Stay One Game Back in ACC

    (The next line must be recited in your best Jeff Foxworthy voice). If your hands look like they are in bad need of a manicure...........

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  6. Virginia-NC State: Cavaliers Nip Wolfpack to Take over ACC 4th Spot

    In years past, the ACC could count on five to seven invitations to the NCAA Tournament. But with the conference's prestige in question recently, bids have decreased. Just ask Seth Greenberg and Virginia Tech...

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  7. Virginia-Boston College: Cavs' Late Run Vanquishes Eagles, 66-49

    When Boston College's Danny Rubin hit a three-point jumper to tie the game at 44, even the most faithful of Virginia fans had to be concerned that a season that started so promisingly was teetering on the edge of disaster...

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  8. Virginia-Virginia Tech: Hokies Snare First ACC Win over Cold Shooting Cavs

    Virginia was unable to overcome a woeful offensive effort while falling to arch-rival Virginia Tech, 47-45. The Hokies were the only remaining ACC team without a win, having started 0-4, and were desperate for their first ACC victory of the season...

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  9. Joe Paterno Changed My Life: a Remembrance and an Appreciation

    The first time I met him determined the course of my life. I wasn't a great football player, but I had one of my best games on a night when we were the only high school football ...

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  10. Virginia-Georgia Tech: Cavaliers Put Duke Disappointment Behind Them

    It was a disappointed Virginia Cavaliers team that left Durham last week after a close loss to No. 4 Duke. Coach Tony Bennett 's job was to focus his club on the challenges ahead rather than dwelling on the "what might have been" behind them...

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  11. Duke Blue Devils Hold off Virginia Cavaliers to Extend Streaks

    Virginia's formula for success versus Duke on the defensive end last night was pretty simple: Limit Duke's fast-break points, beat them on the boards while limiting their second-chance points and finally, harass their three-point shooters...

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  12. Virginia Cavaliers Nip Miami Hurricanes in ACC Opener, 52-51

    "The good news is we didn't play our best basketball," Tony Bennett told the Virginia Sports Radio Network after his Virginia Cavaliers eked out a 52-51 win over visiting Miami in the ACC season opener for both schools...

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  13. ACC Basketball Year-End Report Cards for All 12 Teams

    Heading into the conference season, some ACC teams are surpassing their preseason expectations while others are disappointing their fans...

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  14. Virginia vs. Towson: Cavaliers Stagger to Best Start in 29 Years

    In a game that, at times, resembled a weekday afternoon pick up game in the Dell (the outdoor courts on the UVA grounds), Virginia managed to put just enough offense together to outlast Towson University, 57-50...

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  15. UVA Basketball Continues Its Holiday Feast on Fowl, Beats UMES 69-42

    Coach Tony Bennett , the Audubon Society would like a word with you. For the third consecutive game Virginia consumed some version of a flying mascot, this time picking the bones clean of Maryland-Eastern Shore's Hawks in a 69-42 win...

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  16. UVA Basketball: Tony Bennett "6 Shooter" Down to 2 Bullets with Defections

    Coach Tony Bennett 's first full recruiting class was heralded as the "Six Shooters" and had the UVA faithful anticipating a big turnaround in Virginia's basketball fortunes. The Cavaliers appear to be living up to their fans' expectations...

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  17. Mike Scott Career-High Helps Virginia Escape Seattle, 83-77

    After enjoying Oregon Ducks on Sunday, Virginia's Cavaliers found Seattle Redhawks a little tougher to swallow on their last night in the Pacific Northwest...

    Roger Sager Written by Roger Sager about almost 3 years ago 253 reads 16 comments

  18. Virginia Cavaliers Make Duck Soup of Oregon in First Road Test

    The Virginia Cavaliers demonstrated their recipe for making Duck Soup last night at the University of Oregon's Matthew Knight Arena...

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  19. Penn State's Joe Paterno Successor: Why Isn't John Hufnagel's Phone Ringing?

    As one of the most curious collections of people ever assembled to find a new head football coach for a major university receives letters, online petitions and phone messages from ...

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  20. Virginia Cavaliers: 8 Reasons the Cavaliers Will Contend for the ACC Title

    The 2011 Virginia Cavaliers return a seasoned, veteran team with one new addition in particular that has fans in Charlottesville thinking of old times...

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  21. Penn State's Joe Paterno Replacement: Pres. Rodney Erickson Hears from an Alum

    President Erickson, I am a 1973 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. For 37 years myself and my best friend from Penn State (also a graduate) kept first six, and later 10 season tickets for Penn State football...

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