Bennett got what he needed in rout over visiting A&T

These early season “buy” games are the kind of outings that Virginia coach Tony Bennett likes to experiment with different combinations, give players plenty of court time, and, of course, win.

Virginia cruises to 80-51 victory over visiting Aggies

While Virginia moved to 3-0 on the season with an easy 80-51 win over visiting North Carolina A&T on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena, it came at a cost.

Beekman named to preseason watch list for Wooden Award

Virginia’s Reece Beekman was named to the 2024 John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top-50 Watch List, announced Tuesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter and

Cavaliers host Aggies in non-conference action on Tuesday

Virginia returns to action on Tuesday night with a 7-p.m. tipoff against North Carolina A&T at John Paul Jones Arena.

Huge second half propels Hoos to 74-49 win over Campbell

Virginia earned its second win of the season after holding Campbell to just 14 points in the second half, including five in the fourth quarter, in the Cavaliers’ 74-49 victory at John Paul Jones Arena Sunday afternoon. 

Virginia makes offer to another LA 4-star, wing Nikolas Khamenia

Virginia has returned to the West Coast in pursuit of a future wing player from the Los Angeles area, 6-foot-7 Nikolas Khamenia from Harvard Westlake High School.

Bennett blows his top over Alexander’s controversial involvement on call

In a rare show of emotion, Tony Bennett exploded on Cory Alexander in the final minute of UVA’s 73-70 victory over Florida in the Hall of Fame Classic played in Charlotte.

Beekman, Buchanan ride to the rescue in close call with Gators

With only five seconds left on the clock and Virginia clinging to a two-point lead against Florida in Friday night’s Hall of Fame Classic, the Cavaliers needed a hero.

UVA fends off Gators, 73-70, thanks to late Beekman takeaway

Reece Beekman proved why he’s regarded as one of the top defensive players in the country in the waning seconds of a two-point game against Florida on Friday.

Shorthanded Hoos get past UMES, 76-52, behind Taylor’s big fourth quarter

Jillian Brown (14 points, 13 rebounds) recorded her first career double-double, and Camryn Taylor scored 22 points and posted nine rebounds to lead Virginia to victory, 76-52, over Maryland Eastern Shore.

UVA 2024 commits Cofie, Sharma sign National Letters of Intent

Jacob Cofie and Ishan Sharma have signed NLIs and will join the Cavaliers for the 2024-25 season.

Cavaliers open season against Maryland Eastern Shore

The Virginia women’s basketball team opens its 2023-24 season by hosting Maryland Eastern Shore on Wednesday. Tipoff from John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.

Bennett explains redshirting of three freshmen

Tony Bennett confirmed after Monday night’s season-opening win over visiting Tarleton State that he has redshirted three first-year players: guards Elijah Gertrude and Christian Bliss and forward Anthony Robinson.

Gillispie after Virginia: ‘That was a good old-fashioned butt-whippin’

Billy Clyde Gillispie has been around major college basketball for most of his life, so when he says his team was delivered a good old-fashioned butt-kicking by Virginia in Monday night’s season opener, he speaks with authority.

Cavaliers thump Tarleton State, 80-50, in season opener

The new-look Virginia men’s basketball team started the 2023-24 season off on a positive note, coming away with an 80-50 win in the opener at John Paul Jones Arena Monday night against Tarleton State.

Virginia hosts Texans, led by former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie

Virginia opens its 15th season of the Tony Bennett era on Monday night against visiting Tarleton State, a team transitioning from Division II to Division I basketball.

McKneely stoked for starting role, ready to show off his skills

While he’s known for his perimeter shooting, Isaac McKneely insists he’s more than just a one-trick pony, and is itching to prove it.

UVA women open Wednesday with new faces adding to experienced roster

The weather’s getting colder, but John Paul Jones Arena is warming up for another season of Cavalier basketball.

UVA makes offer to one of the nation’s best forwards, Cam Ward of Maryland

Some of the most storied programs in college basketball have made offers to Maryland prospect Cam Ward, a 4-star out of Upper Marlboro.

UVA offers Reece, another point guard from 2025 recruiting class

Virginia has thrown its hat in the ring for another 2025 point guard, Jalen “Groovy” Reece, from Orlando, Fla.