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Virginia releases 2021-22 nonconference hoops schedule

Virginia men’s basketball announced its 2021-22 nonconference schedule Friday.


Scattershooting: What if Virginia adds 5-star Rice, 4-star Anderson and 4-star Baer to O-Line?

Scattershooting around the world of Wahoo, while thinking if the right pieces fall in place in UVA’s recruiting of offensive linemen, Bronco is going to be smiling for years to come …


NBA veteran James Posey joins UVA women’s basketball staff

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Tina Thompson announced today that NBA veteran player and coach James Posey has been named an assistant coach. 


Tina Thompson to coach WNBA All-Star Game

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Tina Thompson has been named as co-head coach for Team WNBA at the 2021 AT&T WNBA All Star Game, being held on Wednesday, July 14 at Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. 


Final Four, NBA memories with Olden Polynice

Olden Polynice led the 1984 Virginia team to a surprise Final Four. Polynice joins the “Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to reminisce, reveal why Hakeem Olajuwon was always looking over his shoulder, and reflect on his 15-year NBA career.


Virginia basketball offers two future wings

Now that college basketball coaches can hit the road recruiting again, Virginia’s Tony Bennett hasn’t wasted any time making offers to a couple of high school prospects.


Tina Thompson announces six additions to women’s hoops roster

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Tina Thompson announced the addition of six student-athletes to the 2021-22 team.


Virginia will host Iowa in ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Nov. 29

Virginia will face Iowa for the first time in the history of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge this November, the contest scheduled for the Cavaliers’ John Paul Jones Arena.


Charlottesville 4-star guard commits to Syracuse

Wasn’t a lot of drama surrounding St. Anne’s-Belfield guard Justin Taylor’s commitment to Syracuse on Saturday afternoon.


Baseball, sports medicine, ‘Hoos in the NBA

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” welcomes Dr. David Diduch from UVA Orthopedics as the show breaks down UVA Baseball’s run in the College World Series, Brian O’Connor’s contract extension and NBA news involving Virginia alum Rick Carlisle and Trey Murphy III.


Virginia, Houston announce hoops home-and-home series

Virginia will renew an old rivalry with Houston this season, the school announcing a two-year series beginning in November.


Trey Murphy III keeping name in NBA Draft

Virginia fans were hoping that Trey Murphy would change his mind about turning pro, but the Durham, N.C., native ended the suspense on Monday when he said he’s keeping his name in the 2021 NBA Draft.


Legendary Fork Union basketball coach Fletcher Arritt was one of a kind

The basketball world lost a legend this week. Legendary because I, for one, believe he belongs in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame for his contributions to the game.


After 13 years, Rick Carlisle says goodbye to Mavericks; hello to Celtics?

Former University of Virginia guard Rick Carlisle has resigned as head coach of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks after 13 years with the organization.


Isaiah Wilkins joins Tony Bennett’s staff as graduate assistant

One of the more popular Virginia basketball players during the Tony Bennett era, Isaiah Wilkins has been named a graduate assistant for the Cavaliers.


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