UVa basketball coach.
If you thought the Packers vs. the Bears was physical, then get a load of tonight’s Virginia vs. Wisconsin game. Except the Cavaliers and visiting Badgers won’t be wearing pads. No, they’ll be slamming and banging on the basketball court in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
In the last three years, the ACC/Big Ten Challenge has brought out the best in Virginia.
The Wahoos are 3-4 following an 0-2 showing at the Junkanoo Jam Tournament over the holiday weekend. Next up is a home 7 p.m., Thursday, game against Michigan as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Since there were less than 2,000 fans in attendance at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas over Thanksgiving weekend, it wasn’t exactly “The Dunk Heard ’Round The World.” Nevertheless, lots of Virginia fans who watched the game on television are still talking about Joe Harris’ slam that came during the Cavaliers’ 83-63 win over Missouri State on Saturday night.
With a 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday, the Virginia football team ended its worst season in over 30 years.
With the 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday, the Virginia football team finished its worst season since 1981.
But even a 2-10 squad can get individual recognition.
A few snippets from Virginia coach Tony Bennett's Monday morning press conference.
Saturday, UVa fell to the Hokies, 16-6, before 52,059 at Scott Stadium to wrap up a 2-10 campaign that featured no ACC wins for the first time since ’81.
Virginia, thanks to goals by Scott Thomsen, Darius Madison and Todd Wharton, defeated Marquette, 3-1, in front of a crowd of 1,126 at Klockner Stadium.