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The Virginia women’s tennis team opens the season on Thursday at home against Old Dominion at 5 p.m. It will also be the start of Sara O’Leary’s head coaching tenure at UVa. O’Leary came to Charlottesville after being the head coach at Davidson for three seasons following her tenure as an as…

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Virginia announced its 2018 football schedule on Wednesday afternoon, along with the rest of the ACC. The Cavaliers will play seven of their 12 games at home, including three of the four nonconference games at Scott Stadium. The season marks the third for Bronco Mendenhall as head coach.

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After No. 2 Virginia (16-1, 5-0 ACC) beat N.C. State on Sunday, Kyle Guy joked that the team had played a lot of home games this season. It’s comedic because, at least in the ACC schedule, there’s an equal number of home and road games that break up the 18-game conference slate.

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Virginia is the new No. 2 team in the country, according to the new Associated Press poll released Monday afternoon. It’s the first time the Cavaliers have been ranked that highly since Week 17 of the 2014-15 season.

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It’s rare that a game’s most impressive play is a great screen. But sometimes, a screen is so well timed and well placed — leading to momentous basket — that it stands out among the rest.

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LYNCHBURG — Watching basketball has gotten progressively less fun for Ryan Kemrite over the past three years. The senior guard is the only player on Liberty’s roster that got there before head coach Ritchie McKay three years ago. He wasn’t recruited by him. He wasn’t given the pitch. He’s se…

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No. 3 Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) sits alone atop the ACC men’s basketball standings, and it is thanks in large part to the team it plays next. North Carolina State (12-5, 2-2 ACC) defeated No. 19 Clemson on Thursday to knock off the only other unbeaten ACC team.

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Virginia junior Edward Opoku has signed a Generation adidas contract offer from Major League Soccer. The offer makes him eligible as an underclassman for the Jan. 19 MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia.

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Hunter delivered big-time against the Orange: 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting, two blocks, two steals, two rebounds in 27 minutes, fifth-most court time on the team. What really stood out was his 13 first-half points, which largely kept Virginia in the game and forced Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to make adjustments to negate him after the break.

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Ty Jerome is more of a pull-up 3-point shooter. The catch-and-shoot is more Kyle Guy’s thing. Jerome likes to just dribble and shoot when he has the space or has the feel. By the time he hit his third 3-pointer in a row in the second half against Syracuse, he had the space because he was wel…

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Sean Griswold is Virginia's new Director of Football Development and Performance, the school announced on Tuesday. Griswold, who will start on Jan. 15, comes from Arizona State, where he spent the previous six seasons in a similar role. He replaces Frank Wintrich, who recently left for UCLA.

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The Virginia basketball team has seen a meteoric rise through the rankings on the back of a 14-1 start to the season. The Cavaliers, who are ranked No. 3 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll, are one of just three ACC teams that remain unbeaten through the first three conference games.

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Virginia continued its season-long rise through the Associated Press poll, this week coming in at No. 3 in the nation. The Cavaliers (14-1, 3-0 ACC) started the season outside the Top 25, but have proven worthy of their current lofty standing

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When De’Andre Hunter picked up an offensive rebound midway through the second half, he saw a fairly open lane to the basket. He also saw that his only impediment to the rim would be North Carolina point guard Joel Berry.

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It’s not often that Tony Bennett is publicly critical of his players — either individually or as a group. It’s not that it’s all praise all the time, but you’d be hard pressed to hear Bennett speak ill of those he coaches.

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Virginia is coming off its best and easily most satisfying win of the season. The Cavaliers embarrassed Virginia Tech, 78-52, on the Hokies' home court on Wednesday night. They used a mixture of great defense and an elite press break to put the game out of reach with a lot of time left. 

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BLACKSBURG -- Following Virginia's 78-52 blowout win of Virginia Tech, Tony Bennett opened his press conference by announcing Justice Bartley was put on scholarship after the game. By the next day, a video of that announcement was going viral online.

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Virginia announced its 2018 men’s lacrosse schedule on Thursday afternoon. The schedule is highlighted by eight home games that include Loyola, Maryland (Feb. 10), Princeton (Feb. 24), Syracuse (March 4), Dartmouth (March 20), Johns Hopkins (March 24), Richmond (March 31), Duke (April 14) an…

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BLACKSBURG — The game plan for everybody on the planet — except, say Wisconsin — is to try to speed up Virginia. Few succeed, and when they don’t, it can look like Cassell Coliseum on Wednesday night.