Basketball


Tony Bennett’s contract is good for only two more years; what’s UVA going to do?

I found it particularly interesting to learn this week that Virginia’s all-time winningest basketball coach, Tony Bennett, is under contract for two more seasons.


Virginia finishes recruiting with addition of K-State PG Dai Dai Ames

Virginia has officially landed former Kansas State point guard Dai Dai Ames to complete the Cavaliers’ roster for the 2024-2025 season.


Scattershooting: portal comings & goings, plus Hootie’s Golden Nuggets

The Cavaliers have reached out in the portal to San Diego guard Kevin Patton, Jr., a 6-8 freshman swingman who averaged 9.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.


Vanderbilt’s Lang, former St. Anne’s forward, commits to UVA

Virginia continued to add depth to next season’s roster on Tuesday when former St. Anne’s-Belfield standout Carter Lang, who played last season at Vanderbilt, announced that he is joining Tony Bennett’s program.


UVA picks up second commitment of day in SDSU’s Saunders

San Diego State 6-foot-8 forward Elijah Saunders announced Monday evening that he is committed to UVA, joining 6-9 former Duke stretch-4 forward T.J. Power.


Finally, TJ Power is a Wahoo; transfer from Duke to UVA

It took a year longer than Tony Bennett had hoped, but 6-foot-9 forward TJ Power is finally a Cavalier.


Cavaliers currently hosting Kansas State point guard Ames

Virginia was scheduled to host Kansas State point guard Dai Dai Ames on Monday, a 6-foot-1 standout with three years of eligibility remaining.


UVA lands Florida State point guard Jalen Warley

It took a while, but Virginia finally landed its first player from the transfer portal on Saturday when Florida State point guard Jalen Warley announced he had committed to Tony Bennett’s program.


Cavaliers announce additions of transfers Grays, Valenti-Paea

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton has announced the signings of RyLee Grays and Casey Valenti-Paea.


San Diego State’s Saunders visiting UVA this weekend

The upcoming weekend will be a busy one for former San Diego State transfer Elijah Saunders, who is visiting both the Washington Huskies and Virginia.


Looks like UVA is getting a visit from Campbell star SF Dell’Orso

According to a source, Virginia basketball will get a visit from one of the top small forwards in the transfer portal, Campbell University’s Anthony Dell’Orso.


Portal target Mahaney chooses UConn over Wahoos

The Cavaliers learned Monday that St. Mary’s portal target Aidan Mahaney has committed to play for two-time defending champion Connecticut.


Transfer portal update: two guards visited, now a power forward

It has been an interesting week for Virginia and the transfer portal, as a pair of star guards made official visits, while one power forward did not show up and another is scheduled to officially visit on Friday.


Coach Mox adds Miami’s Lattimore from transfer portal

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton announced this week that Latasha Lattimore will join the program for the 2024-25 season.


Three players from portal will visit UVA this week, starting Tuesday

Two more standouts from the transfer portal are visiting Virginia this week, joining 6-foot-8 Illinois-Chicago forward Toby Okani.


UVA will meet Villanova in November in Baltimore doubleheader

The game will be played on Nov. 14 at Baltimore’s CFG Bank Arena. The other half of the doubleheader pits Virginia Tech against Penn State.


UVA’s Dante Harris enters transfer portal

Dante Harris entered the transfer portal on Friday and will have two years of eligibility remaining, as UVA continues to search for another point guard.


McDonald’s All-American PG Perry visiting UVA this weekend

The Cavaliers got some welcomed news also on Wednesday when McDonald’s All-American point guard Trent Perry of Los Angeles announced he will visit UVA this weekend.


Virginia makes 5-team cut for UIC wing Okani

Toby Okani, who has one year of eligibility remaining, has pushed back his official visit to Virginia until next Tuesday.


Coach Mox adds Maryland transfer center Doumbouya

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton announced Tuesday that Hawa Doumbouya will join the program for the 2024-25 season.