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Evaluating UVA’s future in the midst of conference realignment

Evaluating UVA’s future in the midst of conference realignment

Photo by Lee Coleman/Icon Sportswire via Where does UVA stand as the Big Ten and SEC start to consolidate power? As another domino has fallen in the midst of conference realignment, the Virginia Cavaliers’ future in the ACC and in the NCAA appears under serious threat. Specifically, last week, the Big Ten officially announced that it would be adding USC and UCLA, starting in 2024. This was seen as a counter move to the SEC adding Texas and Oklahoma the previous offseason. More importantly, it sets the stage for these two conferences to seize control of college...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 5, 2022
State of the program: Virginia women’s swim and dive

State of the program: Virginia women’s swim and dive

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Fresh off back to back national titles, the program earns high marks ​​As the 2021-2022 athletic year has come to an end for the Virginia Cavaliers, we at Streaking the Lawn will be running a state of the program series for the numerous athletic programs that are a part of the university. In the past few weeks we took a look at the men’s lacrosse program, the women’s basketball program, the men’s basketball program, the baseball program, the football program, and the women’s soccer program by evaluating the confidence level in...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 5, 2022
Blake Buchanan player breakdown and recruiting impact analysis

Blake Buchanan player breakdown and recruiting impact analysis

Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/ The 6’10” center out of Idaho brings an enticing skill set to Charlottesville. With the Virginia Cavaliers and Tony Bennett reeling in their first basketball commit of the 2023 recruiting class on Sunday in Idaho native Blake Buchanan, UVA secures a high floor, high ceiling player. Notably, this takes some of the pressure off the Wahoo coaching staff this summer as the focus can squarely shift to filling other spots with an early July commitment. Today, we’re taking a look at what makes Buchanan the player he is, what he should be able to...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 4, 2022
Sam Hauser signs three year deal with the Boston Celtics

Sam Hauser signs three year deal with the Boston Celtics

Photo by Jesse D. GarrabrantNBAE via Former Wahoo inks a contract for $6 million over three seasons after playing as a two way guy in 2021-2022. After playing one season with the Boston Celtics, former Virginia Cavaliers forward Sam Hauser has signed a three year contract with Brad Stevens’ organization after the team declined his team option and clearly view him as a part of their future. Hauser will be making $6 million total over the next three years. This comes after Hauser played on a two-way contract with Boston in the 2021-2022 season. He appeared in 26...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 3, 2022
COMMITMENT: Blake Buchanan kicks off Virginia basketball’s class of 2023

COMMITMENT: Blake Buchanan kicks off Virginia basketball’s class of 2023

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Idaho big picks Hoos over Gonzaga, West Coast suitors Tony Bennett still has some pull in the Pacific Northwest. The Virginia Cavaliers added a commitment from Idaho power forward Blake Buchanan on Sunday, the Hoos’ first commit for the 2023 class. Committed ⚔️ #gohoos pic.twitter.com/MNZyTV07gm— Blake Buchanan (@blake_buchanan4) July 3, 2022 Here’s what 247 had to say about Buchanan’s performance at the NBPA Top 100 camp just last week: There’s no secret sauce when it comes to Buchanan. He runs the floor, he battles on...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 3, 2022
Three former Wahoos set to play in the NBA’s Summer League

Three former Wahoos set to play in the NBA’s Summer League

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Murphy, Hauser, and Huff hoping to impress and gain further experience. As the 2021-2022 NBA season has come to a close, the 2022 NBA Summer League is kicking off with three former Virginia Cavaliers taking part. Specifically, Trey Murphy will take on a leadership role with the New Orleans Pelicans, Sam Hauser will hope to prove he’s worth a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics, and Jay Huff will look to show off his high potential with the purple and gold. While Hauser and Murphy won’t start play until the ninth, Huff and the...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 1, 2022
COMMITMENT: In-state three-star Kamren Robinson chooses Virginia football

COMMITMENT: In-state three-star Kamren Robinson chooses Virginia football

Ken Ruinard / staff / USA TODAY NETWORK Linebacker continues new staff’s strong run on talent from the Commonwealth. When Tony Elliott said he was going to have the Virginia Cavaliers focus more heavily on in-state recruiting, he wasn't kidding. The ‘Hoos reeled in their fifth Virginia prospect on Friday afternoon with a pledge from three-star linebacker Kamren Robinson. @UVAFootball @CoachSintim @Coach_TElliott @RivalsFriedman @BrianDohn247 #commited pic.twitter.com/N9rq9zbk9k— Kamren Robinson (@Kamrenrobinsonn) July 1, 2022 Both Rivals and 247 rate Robinson...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 1, 2022
BREAKING: Malcolm Brogdon traded to the Boston Celtics

BREAKING: Malcolm Brogdon traded to the Boston Celtics

Photo by Dylan Buell/ Brogdon joins a talented, young team who won the Eastern Conference this past season. After it became clear that former Virginia Cavaliers star Malcolm Brogdon was set to be traded away by the Indiana Pacers, a number of his potential suitors acquired point guards which meant that the market for his services dwindled. That allowed the Boston Celtics to, reportedly, swoop in and acquire Brogdon via the Pacers. The Indiana Pacers are trading guard Malcolm Brogdon to the Boston Celtics, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1,...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 1, 2022
Virginia’s Anthony Gill signs two year contract with the Washington Wizards

Virginia’s Anthony Gill signs two year contract with the Washington Wizards

Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via After a number of years overseas, Gill has established himself in the nation’s capital. After two seasons with the Washington Wizards, former Virginia Cavaliers big man Anthony Gill has reportedly signed a new two year contract with Washington. The details of the deal are currently unknown, but it is proof of Gill’s impressive progression as a pro. Following three seasons in the prestigious EuroLeague, Gill came back to the states in 2020 and has quietly established himself as an effective glue guy. In fact, in 44 contests last...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 1, 2022
COMMITMENT: Virginia women’s basketball lands 2023 four star Olivia McGhee

COMMITMENT: Virginia women’s basketball lands 2023 four star Olivia McGhee

Photo by G Fiume/ Coach Mox continues to make moves on the recruiting trail. As the Virginia Cavaliers women’s basketball team is preparing for its first season with Coach Mox at the helm, the new staff has just landed its first commit of the 2023 class with four star in state guard Olivia McGhee. This is a big time pickup for the Wahoos as they look to build something of a program that has been in shambles recently. Out of Mineral, Virginia, McGhee attends the prestigious IMG Academy in Florida. She’s listed as a 6’3” guard and ranked 42nd in ESPN’s top-100...
Streaking The Lawn Jun 28, 2022
State of the program: Virginia women’s soccer

State of the program: Virginia women’s soccer

Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports Head coach Steve Swanson seeks to build on a promising 2021-22 season ​​As the 2021-2022 athletic year has come to an end for the Virginia Cavaliers, we at Streaking the Lawn will be running a state of the program series for the numerous athletic programs that are a part of the university. In the past few weeks we took a look at the men’s lacrosse program, the women’s basketball program, the men’s basketball program, the baseball program, and the football program by evaluating the confidence level in four critical categories:...
Streaking The Lawn Jun 27, 2022
COMMITMENT: Virginia picks up two 2023 commits in a day with CB Keandre Walker and RB Noah Vaughn

COMMITMENT: Virginia picks up two 2023 commits in a day with CB Keandre Walker and RB Noah Vaughn

Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via For the second time in four days UVA lands two commits in one afternoon. As the Virginia Cavaliers have been racking up 2023 commitments over the last month, the eighth and ninth players of the class committed to UVA earlier this afternoon as three star running back Noah Vaughn and cornerback Keandre Walker join Tony Elliott’s program. Walker, the second commit of the day, hails from Denver, North Carolina out of East Lincoln High School. He also held offers from schools including Air Force, Army, James Madison, and...
Streaking The Lawn Jun 27, 2022
COMMITMENT: Virginia picks up eighth commit in 2023 class with running back Noah Vaughn

COMMITMENT: Virginia picks up eighth commit in 2023 class with running back Noah Vaughn

Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via The Tennessee native is UVA’s fourth commit in the last week and third in four days. As the Virginia Cavaliers have been racking up 2023 commitments over the last month, the eighth player of the class committed to UVA earlier this afternoon as Tennessee native and three star running back Noah Vaughn joins Tony Elliott’s program. Considering that Elliott and new offensive coordinator Des Kitchings have placed an emphasis in offseason work on being more committed to the running game than the previous staff did, bringing in a...
Streaking The Lawn Jun 27, 2022
State of the program: Virginia football

State of the program: Virginia football

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Now that Bronco Mendenhall set a standard for success, Tony Elliott is tasked with building on that foundation. ​​As the 2021-2022 athletic year has come to an end for the Virginia Cavaliers, we at Streaking the Lawn will be running a state of the program series for the numerous athletic programs that are a part of the university. In the past few weeks we took a look at the men’s lacrosse program, the women’s basketball program, the men’s basketball program, and the baseball program by evaluating the confidence level in four...
Streaking The Lawn Jun 24, 2022
COMMITMENT: Three star in-state DL Rodney Lora commits to Virginia

COMMITMENT: Three star in-state DL Rodney Lora commits to Virginia

Photo by Lee Coleman/Icon Sportswire via Lora is the seventh commit of UVA’s 2023 class and the second on the defensive line. Just hours after the Virginia Cavaliers got their sixth commit of the 2023 class, the seventh rolled right along as defensive lineman Rodney Lora joins the Wahoos from Woodberry Forest High School. The Virginia native is ranked as the 78th defensive line recruit in the country by the 247Sports Composite ranking and 17th in the Commonwealth. Lora chose UVA over other programs including Michigan, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Rutgers,...

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