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The Ledger: Third straight ACC title within reach for UVa

PITTSBURGH -- Here’s what my ledger looks like following No. 9 Virginia’s 64-50 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday at the Petersen Events Center.

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MANHATTAN, Kan. — Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again.Freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 points for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7), who snapped the Sooners’ four-game win streak by holding in check player of the year front-runner Buddy Hield.Read full article >>

No. 9 Virginia pulls away from Pitt 64-50

PITTSBURGH — Malcolm Brogdon scored 21 points and No. 9 Virginia pulled away from Pittsburgh in the second half of a 64-50 victory on Saturday.London Perrantes added 14 for the Cavaliers (19-4, 8-3 ACC), who have won six straight and remain unbeaten (4-0) against the Panthers since Pitt moved to the ACC in 2013. Virginia took control after the Panthers tied it early in the second half, knocking down three straight 3-pointers during a game-turning 12-0 run.Read full article >>
Mendenhell expects freshmen to 'hit the ground running full speed'

Mendenhell expects freshmen to 'hit the ground running full speed'

When can fans expect incoming freshmen to see the field? Sooner than later.

UVa coach Atuaia tells story of crime-fighting in Florida

When Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall introduced Mark Atuaia during Wednesday's Signing Day press conference at John Paul Jones Arena, he didn't just put one title next to Atuaia's name.

The Ledger: BC win doesn't tell us much

Here’s what my ledger looked like following No. 9 Virginia’s 61-47 win over Boston College on Wednesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.
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Brogdon scores 27 and No. 9 Virginia rolls BC, 61-47

Malcolm Brogdon thinks Virginia turned the corner with an impressive victory at No. 19 Louisville in its last game.

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VILLANOVA, Pa. — Kris Jenkins scored 22 points, Jalen Brunson had 16 and No. 3 Villanova rolled past Creighton 83-58 on Wednesday night.Josh Hart added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats (19-3, 9-1 Big East), who have won 11 of 12. With senior center Daniel Ochefu missing his second straight game with a concussion, Villanova relied on its pinpoint outside shooting. The Wildcats shot 16 for 29 (55 percent) from 3-point range with Brunson and Jenkins each shooting 4 for 6.Read full article >>

Brogdon scores 27 and No. 9 Virginia rolls BC, 61-47

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Malcolm Brogdon scored 27 points and No. 9 Virginia stretched its winning streak to five games with a 61-47 victory over Boston College on Wednesday night, keeping the Eagles winless in ACC play.Read full article >>

New BYU coaching staff pleased despite time constraints

PROVO, Utah — BYU’s greatest accomplishment on signing day may have been holding on to players previously committed to former coach Bronco Mendenhall. Kalani Sitake was hired in late December and his staff was still being put together last week.Read full article >>
Mendenhall's first UVa class 'a great starting point'

Mendenhall's first UVa class 'a great starting point'

It’s a 24-member group ranked 12th in the ACC by national services. It’s a group dominated by players who committed under Mike London. It’s a group that took Mendenhall and company down avenues rarely traveled while at BYU.

Mendenhall inks 24 in first year at Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Bronco Mendenhall makes no secret that Virginia will look much different in coming seasons, but on his first National Signing Day as the Cavaliers’ coach, he lauded his predecessor’s recruits as a “great starting place.”Read full article >>
Ratcliffe: Cavs will have to earn their way under Mendenhall

Ratcliffe: Cavs will have to earn their way under Mendenhall

Bronco Mendenhall believes in earned, not given. In his system, which produced 11 consecutive bowl trips at BYU, players are rewarded for achievement. So, if there is to be a real spring game in April, it will be because the players earned their way to a game.

Fedora’s Tar Heels get recruiting bump from 11-win season

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina carried momentum from an 11-win season and a trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game into national signing day.The Tar Heels unveiled a 26-player class — including seven January enrollees — that earned top-25 nationally from both Rivals and Scout recruiting services. That followed a year in which the Tar Heels matched the program single-season record for wins and earned a top-10 ranking for the first time since 1997 before finishing at No. 15 in the Top 25.Read full article >>
Western Albemarle's Crutchfield becomes a Cavalier

Western Albemarle's Crutchfield becomes a Cavalier

With the exception of wide receivers coach Marques Hagans, the entire Virginia football coaching staff is new to the Charlottesville area.