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Career night from Caffaro leads Hoos past Hokies, 54-52

Virginia got back in the win column Wednesday night after hanging on in a tightly contested Commonwealth Clash thriller over Virginia Tech, 54-52, at John Paul Jones Arena.


Virginia must find an answer for Hokies’ Aluma as Tech comes to town tonight

After having no answer for Carolina’s Armondo Bacot last Saturday in a lopsided loss in Chapel Hill (Bacot had 29 points, 22 rebounds), Virginia’s next test comes Wednesday night when the Cavaliers host state rival Virginia Tech and star Keve Aluma.


Cavaliers host Hokies in Smithfield Commonwealth Clash

Virginia (9-6, 3-2 ACC) hosts in-state rival Virginia Tech (8-6, 0-3) in a Smithfield Commonwealth Clash on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 9 p.m. on ESPN2.


Women’s Basketball: Virginia/Notre Dame game rescheduled for Jan. 25

Following the ACC’s modified 2021-22 COVID-19 Game Rescheduling Policy, three previously postponed games have been rescheduled including Virginia’s home game against Notre Dame.


Bennett: “We’re not a great defensive team,” heading into Virginia Tech

If Virginia fans had been told prior to the Cavaliers’ three-game road swing, that their team would win two out of three, they would have taken it.


Tina Thompson to receive 2022 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award

Virginia head women’s basketball coach Tina Thompson has been selected as a recipient of the 2022 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, the NCAA announced on Monday.


Virginia-Boston College Feb. 1 game moved to 6 p.m.

The start time for Virginia’s ACC home men’s basketball contest against Boston College on Tuesday, Feb. 1 has been moved from 8 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Women’s Basketball: Virginia loses big at No. 16 Georgia Tech

The Virginia women’s basketball team (3-9, 0-2 ACC) suffered a 67-31 loss at No. 16 Georgia Tech (11-3, 1-1 ACC) on Sunday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, Ga.


Virginia has no answer for monstrous performance by Carolina’s Bacot

Most basketball fans on either side of the state borders suspected Virginia’s long winning streak against North Carolina would come to an end Saturday. Just didn’t figure it would be so lopsided.


Bacot unstoppable as Carolina trounces Virginia, 74-58

Virginia saw its two-game ACC road winning streak come to an end Saturday at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, as North Carolina junior center Armando Bacot went wild in a 74-58 blowout.


Is Kihei the key to extending Virginia’s winning streak over Tar Heels?

Senior point guard Kihei Clark must deliver on both ends of the floor, something he has done well during Virginia’s two-game road winning streak.


Virginia plays at North Carolina Saturday

Virginia (9-5, 3-1 ACC) travels to North Carolina (10-4, 2-1) for an ACC contest on Saturday, Jan. 8. Tipoff at Smith Center is set for 1 p.m. on ESPN.


Scattershooting around UVA football and basketball …

Some good news from the transfer portal. We previously reported that Virginia had offered Stanford graduate transfer Andres Fox, and the defensive end/outside linebacker has decided to schedule a visit to Charlottesville.


Sharpened Virginia offense helps Cavaliers win back-to-back on road at Clemson

Brad Brownell didn’t need any extra time to pinpoint what caused his Clemson team to lose to Virginia on Tuesday night. No need to look at the film and report back. His analysis was instantaneous.


Thursday’s Virginia/Virginia Tech women’s basketball game postponed

The Clemson at Florida State, Georgia Tech at Duke and Virginia at Virginia Tech women’s basketball games scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 6, have been postponed. 


Kihei Clark signs with Hook Sports Marketing

Virginia student-athlete Kihei Clark has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Hook Sports Marketing, a Charlottesville-based firm.


Virginia continues road swing at Clemson

Virginia (8-5, 2-1 ACC) travels to Clemson (9-4, 1-1) for an ACC contest on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Tipoff at Littlejohn Coliseum is set for 9 p.m. on Regional Sports Networks.


Virginia dissects Syracuse’s 2-3 zone, continues domination of the Orange

On New Year’s night at the fabled Carrier Dome, Bennett and his Cavaliers gave themselves and their followers hope.


Cavaliers hang on to win fourth straight in Syracuse, 74-69

Virginia started the new year on the right foot Saturday, as the Cavaliers held on to defeat Syracuse, 74-69, winning in the Carrier Dome for the fourth straight time.


Sunday’s Virginia women’s basketball game against Miami postponed

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the Miami at Virginia women’s basketball game scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 2, has been postponed.