Men’s Basketball

Here’s why I voted for Sam Hauser as ACC POY

Carolina’s Garrison Brooks was voted preseason ACC Player of the Year today by media participating in the ACC Operation Basketball. Brooks had 102 votes to Virginia’s Sam Hauser’s 24, a virtual landslide. Here’s why I was one of the 24.


Cavaliers ink Taine Murray to National Letter of Intent

Dean and Markel Families Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett announced Wednesday the signing of guard Taine Murray (Auckland, New Zealand/Rosmini College) to a National Letter of Intent with the Cavaliers.


Virginia picked first in ACC Basketball preseason poll: Hauser named to All-ACC first team

Virginia was selected first by a vote of the media in the ACC Operation Basketball 2020-21 Preseason Poll, announced Wednesday (Nov. 11).


ACC releases 2020-2021 Virginia basketball schedule

The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2020-21 men’s basketball schedules on Tuesday (Nov. 10) on ACC Network. No. 4 Virginia will play 27 regular-season games, including 20 ACC games with 14 contests at John Paul Jones Arena.


No clear answer from Bennett on Murphy’s status

Virginia’s basketball media day came and went Monday with one incessant question answered: will Trey Murphy play this season for the Cavaliers?


Will Trey Murphy attempt to play for Virginia this season?

With the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season scheduled to start in 18 days, Virginia fans are wondering if transfer Trey Murphy III, will attempt to play this season.


St. Peter’s pulls out of Mohegan Sun event, UVA seeking replacement

Virginia is searching for a new opponent to open the men’s basketball season.


Virtual Meet the Team Days set for UVA Men’s Basketball

The Virginia men’s basketball annual Meet the Team Days will be held virtually on Nov. 8, Nov. 12, Nov. 15, Nov. 18 and Nov. 22.


Jay Huff named to Abdul-Jabbar Award watch list

Virginia’s Jay Huff (Durham, N.C.) was one of 20 players named to the watch list for the 2021 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday (Nov. 6).


Sam Hauser named to Erving Award watch list

Virginia’s Sam Hauser was one of 20 players named to the watch list for the 2021 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.


Kihei Clark named to Cousy Award Watch List

Virginia’s Kihei Clark (Woodland Hills, Calif.) was one of 20 players named to the watch list for the 2021 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Monday (Nov. 2).


Virginia to play Michigan State in 2020 ACC/B1G Challenge

Virginia will host Michigan State in the 22nd ACC/B1G Challenge on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Tip times and networks for this year’s Challenge, which includes 14 games, will be announced at a later date.


Virginia will open season vs. St. Peter’s and Florida in Mohegan Sun’s “Bubbleville”

“Bubbleville” will be Virginia’s basketball home for its two opening games of the season next month in Uncasville, Conn.


Villanova coach Jay Wright says game with Virginia at MSG is still on

Villanova coach Jay Wright told CBS basketball analyst Jon Rothstein on Monday that the Wildcats are still planning to play Virginia this season at Madison Square Garden.


CBS hoops analysts agree, Virginia is No. 1 in ACC heading into season

Two CBS basketball writers believe that Virginia is the best team in the ACC and one of the nation’s top teams.


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