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Big rally comes up short, as UVA women’s basketball falls 54-51 against ECU

A last-second three-pointer by East Carolina spoiled a 21-point comeback for the Virginia women's basketball team, as the Cavaliers lost 54-51 in their home opener on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.

UVA-Florida State football game postponed after coronavirus issues within FSU program

Cavaliers not overlooking talented Seminoles, despite struggles

San Francisco upsets No. 4 UVA Men’s Basketball 61-60

Transfers make immediate impact in UVA’s season opening win

UVA football sticking to protocol; avoiding Thanksgiving gatherings

  Short-handed JMU holds off Mount St. Mary’s in season opener

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UVA Women fall to UCF in basketball season opener

  Dukes dominate Limestone in Atlantic Union Bank Center opener

Murphy scores 21 in debut; UVA downs Towson 89-54 in season opener

Harrisonburg High School “unlikely” to participate in VHSL winter sports season

Opponent changes for UVA Men’s Basketball season opener

Still Reigning Champs: UVA men’s basketball ready to tip-off 2020-21 season

Season over for UVA linebacker Charles Snowden after broken ankle

The UVA football team has three games left in the regular season, and they'll have to play them without Charles Snowden, as the senior linebacker suffered a broken ankle in the victory over Abilene Christian.

COVID-19 cancels VCU’s opening games

VCU basketball was preparing to head to Knoxville for the Volunteer Classic to face Charlotte and Tennessee. Now the Rams are searching for a replacement.

Big Play Offense leads to record-setting performance in UVA victory

The Virginia football team had a number of big plays in the 55-15 victory against Abilene Christian, but only one play made head coach Bronco Mendenhall say, "What the crap just happened?"

Namesake of John Paul Jones Arena passes away at age 100

John Paul “Jack” Jones, the namesake of UVA’s basketball arena, has passed away at the age of 100.

Javin DeLaurier signs with Charlotte Hornets

Mamadi Diakite signs with Milwaukee Bucks

Virginia thumps Abilene Christian 55-15 for third-straight win

Virginia Tech falls 47-14 at Pitt for third-consecutive defeat

Former Wahoos Joe Harris & Anthony Gill sign NBA contracts

Cavaliers not looking past FCS opponent Abilene Christian

Hokies’ potent run game ready for formidable run defense at Pitt

The Virginia Tech football team is rushing for 262.8 yards per game this season, which is the 8th highest average in the nation, and they will be challenged by a Pittsburgh run defense which allows just 78.8 yards on the ground.

  UVA’s Sam Hauser on Naismith Trophy Watchlist

Virginia senior Sam Hauser is on the preseason watch list for the Naismith Trophy, which is presented to the Player of the Year in men’s college basketball.

Changes in the trenches for the ‘Hoos

Senior offensive tackle Dillon Reinkensmeyer suffered a season-ending injury in the victory against Louisville, while sophomore defensive lineman Jowon Briggs has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.

NCAA to hold March Madness at one location

The NCAA is planning on holding the entire Men's Basketball Tournament at one location this year, rather than having teams spread out across the nation during the first two weekends.

Mendenhall proud of Cavaliers’ COVID-19 protocols

“To this point, if a game isn’t to be played, it’s not because of us. Our numbers are very low. Our protocols are really strong, and our team is safe." -- UVA football head coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA’s Noah Taylor & Lavel Davis Jr. earn ACC honors

UVA junior Noah Taylor has been named the ACC Linebacker of the Week, while freshman wide receiver Lavel Davis Jr. is the ACC Rookie of the Week.

Former UVA star Ty Jerome traded to Oklahoma City

Former UVA men’s basketball star Ty Jerome has been traded from Phoenix to Oklahoma City after just one season, as the Suns have acquired Chris Paul from the Thunder.

Happi Result: UVA beats Wake 2-0 in ACC Soccer Quarterfinals

Cabrel Happi Kamseu scored two goals, and the Virginia men’s soccer team defeated Wake Forest 2-0 in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Sunday in Winston-Salem, NC.

‘Havoc’ plays by defense lead Cavaliers to victory

The Virginia defense surrendered 478 yard of total offense, but three turnovers, and two 4th down stops, allowed the Cavaliers to beat Louisville 31-17 on Saturday night.

Hokies looking to rebound after back-to-back emotional losses

"Nobody likes losing here. Everyone is pretty upset. You don't just get over it in an hour, and you forget about it. These kinds of things hurt a little bit." -- Virginia Tech senior defensive lineman Jarrod Hewitt.

Cavaliers force three turnovers; Defeat Louisville 31-17

Quarterback Brennan Armstrong rushed for two touchdowns, and passed for another, and the UVA football team (3-4, 3-4 ACC) defeated Louisville 31-17 on Saturday at Scott Stadium,

  120th ‘The Game’ postponed until spring

The 120th consecutive meeting in The South’s Oldest Continuous High School Football Rivalry was not played on November 14th this year, due to the pandemic.

Virginia Tech falls 25-24 against No. 9 Miami at Lane Stadium

The Virginia Tech football team led for most of the contest against No. 9 Miami, but the Hurricanes rallied for a 25-24 victory on Saturday at Lane Stadium.

Virginia falls 2-0 against UNC in ACC Tournament Semifinals

The #9 Virginia women’s soccer team lost 2-0 against undefeated and top-ranked North Carolina in the ACC Tournament semifinals on Friday in Cary, North Carolina.

Godfrey named ACC Freshman of the Year; Five UVA players honored

Lia Godfrey is the fourth player in school history to be named ACC Freshman of the Year, joining Becky Sauerburnn (2003), Jess Rostedt (2005), and Morgan Brian (2011).

Cardinals looking to attack Cavaliers through the air

The Louisville football team is planning on attacking UVA thorough the air on Saturday, as the Cavaliers are last in the ACC in passing defense, allowing more than 312 yards per game.

Blue Ridge School hires Dom Starsia as lacrosse head coach

Former UVA men's lacrosse coach Dom Starsia won 274 games with the 'Hoos, advanced to the Final Four thirteen times, and has four national championships.

A look inside the Atlantic Union Bank Center

The new basketball venue on the campus of James Madison University will begin hosting games for the JMU men’s and women’s basketball programs on November 25. Construction on the facility is nearly complete with games just two weeks away.

UVA basketball selected by media to win ACC Championship

The University of Virginia Men’s Basketball Team is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship, according to media members.

Dukes picked to finish ninth in CAA preseason poll

The James Madison men’s basketball team has been picked to finish ninth in the CAA during the 2020-2021 season.

UVA men’s basketball ranked No. 4 in AP Top 25 Preseason Poll

The Virginia men's basketball team is ranked No. 4 in the Associated Press Top 25 Preseason Poll, and head coach Tony Bennett is preparing to begin his 12th season with the Cavaliers.

UVA Football ready to return after ‘Mini Bye Week’

"Just a moment to pause, reflect on the first part of the season, and to prepare for the second part.' -- UVA football head coach Bronco Mendenhall, on his team's short break, following the postponement against Louisville.

No Stormin’ Scott; UVA adjusting to minimal fans at home games

Many of the 11,011 fans at Notre Dame Stadium stormed the field when the #4 Fighting Irish upset #1 Clemson in double overtime on Saturday, while Virginia is adjusting to playing its home games in front of just 1,000 fans.

No. 25 Liberty knocks off Virginia Tech 38-35 on last-second field goal

The Liberty football team picked up the biggest win in program history on Saturday, as the 25th ranked Flames beat Virginia Tech 38-35 in Lane Stadium.

Keytaon Thompson excelling in new roles for ‘Hoos

When he transferred to UVA from Mississippi State in May, Keytaon Thompson was hoping to win the Cavaliers' starting quarterback position. A shoulder injury kept him from really competing with Brennan Armstrong, so Thompson starting looking for other ways to contribute.

UVA Men’s Soccer falls 1-0 against Virginia Tech in regular season finale

The UVA men's soccer team lost 1-0 against Virginia Tech in its regular season finale on Friday at Klöckner Stadium, and the Cavaliers earned the North Division 4-seed in the the ACC Tournament.

Jay Huff on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watchlist

Virginia senior Jay Huff is on the preseason watch list for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award, which is presented to the most outstanding center in college basketball.

  Woodberry Forest Football defeats FUMA 47-21

Woodberry Forest junior Donovan Baker rushed for 277 yards and four touchdowns, and the Tigers won 47-21 at Fork Union Military Academy on Friday.

Virginia Field Hockey falls 5-2 against Louisville in ACC Tournament Semifinals

Louisville blew open a tie game with three goals to start the second half, and the top-seeded Cardinals defeated the UVA field hockey team 5-2 on Friday in the ACC Tournament semifinals in Chapel Hill, NC.

UVA Field Hockey advances to ACC Tournament Semifinals

Laura Janssen scored both goals, and the Virginia field hockey team beat Wake Forest 2-1 in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday in Chapel Hill, NC

Bronco Mendenhall not a fan of late night kickoffs

“It’s completely altered my bedtime. I’m an early to go to bed-er. That’s like a red eye flight for me." -- UVA head coach Bronco Mendenhall, on eight o'clock kickoffs.

UVA football game with University of Louisville rescheduled due to COVID-19

The University of Virginia football game against Louisville this Saturday is getting rescheduled, while Louisville deals with positive COVID-19 tests.

NCAA-mandated day off for elections: ‘Let our voices be heard’

The NCAA has mandated that there will be no games or practices on Tuesday, so student-athletes are able to vote, and members of the UVA football team say it's an important step.

Kihei Clark on Cousy Award watchlist

Kihei Clark received some national recognition on Monday, as the junior is on the preseason watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, which is presented to the best point guard in college basketball.

Charles Snowden named ACC Linebacker of the Week

UVA senior Charles Snowden has been named the ACC Linebacker of the Week, after recording a career-best four sacks against UNC on Saturday night.

No. 10 UVA women’s soccer wins 5-3 at Syracuse in regular season finale

Five different players scored for the 'Hoos, and the Virginia women’s soccer team won 5-3 at Syracuse in its regular season finale on Sunday.

Virginia football ends losing streak with 44-41 victory over #15 North Carolina

With a fake punt, a nine-minute drive, and a record-setting night on defense, the UVA football team had a total team effort in its 44-41 upset against No. 15 North Carolina on Saturday night at Scott Stadium.

No interceptions, No Incompletions: Hooker perfect in Hokies’ 42-35 win at Louisville

Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker completed 10-of-10 passes in the Hokies' 42-35 victory at Louisville on Saturday, and did not throw an interception, after tossing three the previous week.

Cavs beat ‘Cuse 1-0 in regulation at Klöckner Stadium

For the first time all season, the Virginia men’s soccer team finished a match in regulation, as the Cavaliers defeated Syracuse 1-0 on Friday night at Klöckner Stadium.

  UVA will host Michigan State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The UVA men's basketball team will host Michigan State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on December 9th, and UVA redshirt senior Sam Hauser will square off against his brother Joey, who plays for the Spartans.

  FUMA Football falls 28-20 against North Cross

The Fork Union Military Academy football team lost 28-20 against North Cross in its final home game of the regular season on Friday.

No. 15 UVA women’s soccer wins 2-1 at Boston College

The Virginia women’s soccer team broke open a scoreless game with two goals less than four minutes apart, and the 10th-ranked Cavaliers hung on to defeat Boston College 2-1 on Thursday in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Cavaliers looking to slow down talented Tar Heels

No. 15 North Carolina returned ten starters on offense from year's squad, and the UVA football team will be looking to slow down the talented Tar Heels on Saturday at Scott Stadium.

Former Cavalier WR Joe Reed scores his first NFL touchdown

"Breaking the huddle, I told myself, whatever it took, I had to get in, and just trust the blocking in front of me." -- Former UVA wide receiver Joe Reed, after scoring the first touchdown of his NFL career on Sunday.

DiNucci could be in line to start for Cowboys on Sunday Night Football

Ben DiNucci entered the season as the Cowboy's third-string quarterback, but after making his first NFL appearance this week, the former James Madison QB could be in line to start against the Eagles on Sunday Night Football.

Former Panthers' coach Rivera rings 'Victory Bell’ after completing cancer treatment

Rivera, the former Carolina Panthers head coach, walked down the hallways of Inova hospital in Northern Virginia Monday after completing his last cancer treatment.

Missed opportunities costly in UVA’s 19-14 defeat at No. 11 Miami

The Virginia football team had a touchdown nullified by a penalty late in the 1st half against No. 11 Miami, and the Cavaliers trailed the Hurricanes at halftime, when they could have taken the lead.

Hokies drop out of AP Top 25 following ‘Uncharacteristic Mistakes’ against Wake Forest

The Virginia Tech football team was ranked No. 19 in the AP Top 25 last week, but did not receive any votes in the latest poll, after making 'Uncharacteristic Mistakes' against Wake Forest.

Upset bid comes up short; UVA falls 19-14 at No. 11 Miami

The Virginia football team was unable to pull off the upset in Miami, and the Cavaliers fell 19-14 against the 11th ranked Hurricanes on Saturday night. The defeat is UVA’s fourth in a row, and they drop to 1-4 on the season.

Wake Forest upsets No. 19 Virginia Tech 23-16

Wake Forest walk-on freshman safety Nick Anderson intercepted Hendon Hooker three times, and also recorded eleven tackles, as the Demon Deacons upset No. 19 Virginia Tech 23-16 in Winston-Salem on Saturday.

Last-second goal gives Louisville 2-1 win over Virginia Field Hockey

The Louisville field hockey team scored the game-winning goal with nine seconds remaining in the match, and the undefeated Cardinals held off Virginia 2-1 on Saturday.

UVA Men’s Soccer falls 2-1 in double overtime at Notre Dame

The Virginia men's soccer team has played in overtime in every match this season, and on Saturday, the Cavaliers fell 2-1 in double OT at Notre Dame.

UVA Field Hockey drops hard-fought 5-2 game against Louisville

The Virginia field hockey team lost 5-2 against ACC-leading Louisville on Friday at Turf Field. Adele Iacobucci and Laura Janssen scored the goals for the 'Hoos.

UVA volleyball falls 3-1 against NC State at Memorial Gymnasium

The Virginia volleyball team lost 3-1 against NC State on Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium.

Florida-native Tavares Kelly looking for bragging rights against Miami

UVA has eleven Florida-natives on its roster, and junior wide receiver Tavares Kelly went to high school with three of Miami's players.

Washington Football Team to allow some fans at game against Giants

The Washington Football Team will host a limited number of fans to its game against the New York Giants on Nov. 8.

Going back to Miami: UVA returns to South Beach, after two visits last season

The Virginia football team will be playing its third game in Miami in a little more than a calendar year, when the Cavaliers take on the 11th ranked Hurricanes this weekend.

Virginia Tech leaning on ground game en route to 3-1 start

The Virginia Tech football team has called twice as many run plays as pass plays this season, and the Hokies (3-1) are leading the ACC in rushing this year.