Basketball


Cavaliers will play four exhibition games during August trip to Italy

The Virginia men’s basketball team will play four exhibition games during its trip to Italy from Aug. 10-20.


Tony Bennett makes new offer to in-state ‘sniper’ Kaiser Jr.

After a three-hour Zoom call with Tony Bennett and staff on Thursday night, 2023 wing Jamie Kaiser Jr. announced he had received an offer from Virginia.


Some UVA fans don’t want Kihei back, and neither do rival ACC coaches

By now, the bad news has traveled from Boston to South Bend, from Louisville all the way down the coast to Miami; Kihei Clark is back for a fifth year.


Agugua-Hamilton named to USA Basketball U18 Trials Coaching Staff

Virginia head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton will be one of two court coaches during the May 31-June 4 trials, held at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.


Jerry Ratcliffe Show: Isaac McKneely’s high school coach, Allen Osborne

Poca High School coach Allen Osborne joins the show to offer his insight into his star player, Isaac McKneely, a four-star guard headed to Virginia in June. 


Hooks Sports Marketing launches 4819 Membership Club

Hook Sports Marketing, in conjunction with the men’s basketball student-athletes it represents, has launched the 4819 membership club.


Cavaliers add guard Freddie Dilione to growing list of basketball offers

Freddie Dilione, a rising prize in the summer basketball recruiting wars, is now on Virginia’s radar. Tony Bennett extended an offer to Dilione, a 3-star guard from the Class of 2023, the North Carolinian announced on Wednesday.


Top 200 Power forward TJ Power extended offer by Virginia

Tony Bennett has extended another offer for yet another 4-star small forward from the Class of 2023.


Virginia Basketball jumps into race for 4-star wing Andrej Stojakovic

Virginia has jumped into the race for the son of a former 3-time NBA All-Star. Tony Bennett has extended an offer to 6-foot-7, 4-star wing Andrej Stojakovic from Jesuit High in Carmichal, Calif.


UVA Basketball offers pair of 4-star prospects from Midwest

UVA has offered 6-foot-4, 4-star shooting guard Taison Chatman of Minneapolis, Minn., where the Cavaliers captured the program’s first national championship in 2019. Tony Bennett also reached out with an offer to 6-8 power forward Milan Momcilovic from the coach’s home state.


‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’: Kihei Clark discusses return, goals for 2022-2023

Virginia point guard Kihei Clark joins the “Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to discuss his decision to return for a COVID redshirt year, and his goals for the 2022-2023 season.


Virginia women’s basketball lands former 5-star PG transfer from Minnesota

Coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton continued to rebuild Virginia women’s basketball this week as she added former 5-star point guard Alexia Smith to the Cavaliers’ roster.


Tony Bennett offers 6-10 PF Buchanan; visiting UVA this weekend

Virginia has been scouting Class of 2023 big man Blake Buchanan for more than an year, but Bennett liked what he saw in KC and offered Blake a scholarship.


Vander Plas officially signs with Virginia: ‘Can’t wait to get to Charlottesville’

Dean and Markel Families Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett announced Monday the addition of forward Ben Vander Plas (Ripon, Wis.) to the Cavaliers’ program.


Virginia signs point guard Yonta Vaughn

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton announced Monday that Yonta Vaughn (District Heights, Md.) has signed to play as a freshman on the 2022-23 team.


UVA target McNeil commits to Ohio State; Milicic chooses Charlotte

West Virginia transfer guard Sean McNeil announced Sunday that he will transfer to Ohio State, while former UVA guard Igor Milicic Jr. has committed to Charlotte.


Ohio’s Vander Plas commits to Virginia basketball over Wisconsin

Ben Vander Plas put a new twist on the old adage, “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em,” on Saturday when the 6-foot-8 Ohio University forward announced he had committed to Virginia’s basketball program.


‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’: The Big Wahoowa Weekend Preview

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” welcomes UVA superfan Michael Guthrie of Howard Hanna Roy Wheeler Realty to preview the big Wahoowa Weekend, with UVA baseball, softball and track and field all on Grounds, along with the football spring game.


Blue-White Game highlights Wahoowa Weekend

A FANtastic weekend of events coupled with spectacular spring weather make for the perfect combination for the 2022 Wahoowa Weekend.


Former Wahoos Anderson, Key earn All-NBA G League honors

A pair of former Virginia basketball standouts earned accolades Monday, as Justin Anderson was named to the All-NBA G League’s First Team and Braxton Key was named to both the Second Team and the All-Defensive Team.