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  1. Former top-100 freshman will transfer from Virginia

    Apr 3, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT

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    Virginia is losing a former top-100 player.

  2. Finalists for Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year award announced

    Mar 17, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

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    The teams led by the four finalists have a combined record of 126-8 this season.

  3. Semifinalists for Naismith Coach of the Year trophy announced

    Mar 4, 2015, 5:59 PM EDT

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    Kentucky head coach John Calipari is one of 15 coaches still in contention for this honor.

  4. No. 2 Virginia’s starting point guard day-to-day with broken nose, mild concussion

    Feb 23, 2015, 7:03 PM EDT

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    Without London Perrantes, Virginia freshman Devon Hall saw more action that expected in the second half of Sunday’s win over Florida State.

  5. Burning Questions: Coach of the Year picks, and biggest surprises and disappointments

    Jan 20, 2015, 5:40 PM EDT

    Mark Turgeon

    Some more important questions as we enter the middle of college basketball season.

  6. No. 3 Virginia takes away Jerian Grant in win at No. 13 Notre Dame

    Jan 10, 2015, 8:48 PM EDT

    Malcolm Brogdon (AP Photo)

    Third-ranked Virginia now owns road wins over Notre Dame, Maryland and VCU.

  7. Film Session: How does Virginia’s ‘Pack-Line’ defense work, and how do you beat it

    Jan 7, 2015, 5:11 PM EDT

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    Virginia is one of the best defensive teams in the country. This is how they do it.

  8. Three-star power forward becomes Virginia’s third 2016 commitment

    Jan 1, 2015, 6:02 PM EDT

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    Having already landed two guards in the class, Virginia added power forward Sacha Killeya-Jones on Thursday.

  9. New Year’s Resolutions: Virginia Cavaliers

    Dec 18, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

    Justin Anderson (AP Photo)

    Three-point shooting might be the key to the Virginia season.

  10. Top 25 Countdown: No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers

    Oct 31, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Virginia is coming off of a dual-ACC title and returns the majority of the key players from that team.

  11. Virginia lands four-star guard from 2016 class

    Oct 20, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

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    Virginia got a very skilled guard in the 2016 class.

  12. Virginia lands commitment from 2016 three-star point guard

    Sep 2, 2014, 2:51 PM EDT

    AP

    Did Tony Bennett just land London Perrantes, version 2.0?

  13. Power forward Jarred Reuter becomes Virginia’s first 2015 commitment

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    With Darion Atkins being a senior this season and three other forwards being seniors in 2015-16, this is an important commitment for the reigning ACC champions.

  14. Freshman Jack Salt adds some physicality to Virginia’s summer pickup games

    Jul 6, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

    Tony Bennett

    Playing basketball against players with rugby backgrounds has impacted the freshman’s game, and Virginia’s other front court players have experienced this first-hand.

  15. Tony Bennett signs a seven-year deal with Virginia

    Jun 3, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT

    AP

    Bennett’s new deal is good through the 2020-2021 season.

  16. Former Marquette commit Marial Shayok picks Virginia

    Apr 22, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

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    Virginia got its fourth commit on Tuesday night.

  17. UVA’s Tony Bennett addresses rogue fan: ‘I doubt that will happen again’

    Mar 21, 2014, 10:07 AM EDT

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    That was funny, says UVA coach Tony Bennett, but don’t press your luck twice.

  18. Gregg Marshall, Billy Donovan among finalists for Naismith Coach of the Year award

    Mar 20, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT

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    The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the five finalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year award Thursday, and four of the five remaining candidates have teams in the NCAA tournament.

  19. No. 12 Virginia claims first ACC regular season title since 1981

    Mar 1, 2014, 6:36 PM EDT

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    In their final non-conference game before the start of ACC play No. 12 Virginia turned in its worst performance of the season, losing 87-52 at Tennessee in a game that was never in doubt. On that evening Tony Bennett’s squad looked more like a team that would have to fight its way into the NCAA…

  20. No. 12 Virginia moves one step closer to ACC regular season title

    Feb 26, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT

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    Conference play in the ACC has been interesting to say the least. With No. 4 Syracuse, No. 6 Duke and No. 19 North Carolina all being interesting teams to watch for varying reasons, those three teams received much of the attention nationally. But none of those three currently lead the ACC. The leader is No.…

  21. Despite losing Joe Harris early, Virginia bounces back with a win at Florida State

    Jan 4, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT

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    The last time we saw the Virginia Cavaliers in action Tony Bennett’s squad looked bad, as they were outclassed on both ends Monday night in a blowout loss at Tennessee. With their best win coming at the expense of SMU, the Cavaliers entered ACC play in need of more quality wins. But who are the…

  22. Spurned by GW, Akil Mitchell is standing tall at UVA

    Oct 19, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Akil Mitchell

    When Anthony Mitchell thinks his son needs a little push, he whispers a name in his ear. “Karl Hobbs” This might seem strange, since Hobbs is currently the Director of Basketball Operations at UConn, and Akil Mitchell is a senior forward for Tony Bennett at Virginia, but there’s a story behind it all. A story…

  23. Billy Baron is motivated now more than ever to lead Canisius

    Oct 18, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Billy Baron wasn’t supposed to play at Canisius. Near the end of his post-graduate year at Worcester Academy in 2010 and after much deliberation of whether to play for his father, Jim, at the…

  24. Providence’s Ed Cooley joins staff for USA Basketball Men’s Under-19 World Championship team

    May 19, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    Yesterday, news broke that Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was in discussions to return as the USA Olympic men’s basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics. On a smaller scale, earlier last week the Providence Journal reported that Providence head coach Ed Cooley will join Marquette head coach Buzz Williams and Tim Ryan, head coach from the College of Central…

  25. UVA loads up on frosh again. Will they stay?

    May 4, 2012, 9:40 PM EDT

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    John Calipari recruits huge freshman classes and he won a title. So that should work for everyone, right? Obviously it’s not that easy. Not every freshman class is loaded with blue-chippers destined for the NBA. But plenty of programs land nice classes that appear to be poised to grow together into a winning core. Tony…