5:14 PM EST, Wed January 28, 2015

Virginia basketball team’s undefeated start is watch closely by 1980-81 team

Terry Holland couldn’t ignore the feeling of deja vu as he watched an undefeated Virginia men’s basketball team trailing by eight points at Notre Dame earlier this season. Thirty-four years ago, Holland was coach of a top-ranked, 23-0 Cavaliers team that was handed its first loss in South Bend, Ind., on a last-second basket. Read full article >>

A look at player of the year candidates in men’s hoops

The college basketball regular season has about six weeks left and AP has a look at player of the year candidates. Like last season, there are a couple of front-runners and a handful of players who could make a run at the award with a strong finish. Here’s the way it’s shaping up as the season heads toward the final stretch:Read full article >>

Whitey 365: Bennett radio show recap

For all the non-Twitter folks, here’s what Virginia coach Tony Bennett had to say on his radio show with host Dave Koehn on Monday night as his team prepares to face Duke on Saturday at JPJ.

No. 2 Virginia, ACC set for week’s marquee Top 25 matchups

After two weeks of big games in the Big 12, now it’s the Atlantic Coast Conference’s turn to have the marquee games on this week’s AP Top 25 schedule.The league has three games matching teams ranked in the top 15, none bigger than fourth-ranked Duke’s visit to second-ranked Virginia on Saturday night.Read full article >>

Unbeatens Kentucky, Virginia still sit atop AP Top 25 poll

There’s no argument among AP Top 25 voters about the top two teams in the country.Things get a bit trickier at the bottom of the rankings.For the third straight week, Kentucky and Virginia are ranked 1-2 in the poll, with the nation’s last two unbeatens topping all 65 votes cast Monday.Read full article >>

Unbeatens Kentucky, Virginia still sit atop AP Top 25 poll

Kentucky stays in its season-long perch atop the AP Top 25 and has taken back one of its lost first-place votes from No. 2 Virginia.The Wildcats (19-0) were No. 1 on 64 of 65 votes cast Monday. They were the unanimous choice for five straight weeks before losing a pair of votes to the Cavaliers (19-0) two weeks ago.Read full article >>

Whitey 365: The nice & the not-so-nice

Here are my takeaways following No. 2 Virginia’s 50-47 win over Virginia Tech at Cassell Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.
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No. 2 Virginia barely outlasts Virginia Tech, 50-47

Justin Anderson led No. 2 Virginia on a critical 12-0 run late in the game to give them a 50-47 victory at inspired Virginia Tech and sold-out Cassell Coliseum.

Three-star DE Wright chooses Cavaliers

Wright, a three-star prospect who also held offers from the likes of Marshall and Nebraska, is Virginia’s third pledge in two days.

Virginia Tech isn’t satisfied with a near miss against No. 2-ranked Virginia

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The shot went up a second before the buzzer, the proper strength and trajectory. “Perfect,” Virginia Tech guard Adam Smith said. “I thought it was in. I thought we were going into overtime.”Read full article >>

Ratcliffe: When 'Hoos needed a hero, Anderson saved the day

When Anderson got going, there was no stopping him or the second-ranked Cavaliers from winning their 19th straight game, 50-47, in a road test that was bumpy to say the least.

No. 2 Virginia barely outlasts Virginia Tech, 50-47

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Justin Anderson scored eight of his 12 points during a late 12-0 run and No. 2 Virginia barely escaped a sold-out Cassell Coliseum with a 50-47 victory against Virginia Tech.The Cavaliers (19-0, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed 43-33 after the Hokies outscored them 30-9 in a long stretch spanning the halves. It included a span of 9:14 between the Cavaliers’ first basket of the second half and its next points, the latter pulling them within 43-36 with 10:20 remaining.Read full article >>

For Virginia basketball, a key to defense and offense is minding the ‘gap’

After the Virginia men’s basketball team’s first game of the season, Coach Tony Bennett told freshman Isaiah Wilkins about a Cavaliers staple. A “gap,” Bennett told him, is when Virginia gets three defensive stops in a row, ideally paired with efficient offensive sets on the other end.Read full article >>
Virginia football team gets commitments from two Florida players

Virginia football team gets commitments from two Florida players

The Cavaliers received verbal pledges from a pair of Florida prospects, increasing their 2015 class total to 20 with National Signing Day less than two weeks away.
Borbely's new job with UVa football team has familiar feel

Borbely's new job with UVa football team has familiar feel

Friday morning, Dave Borbely wasn’t in Texas, Colorado or Canada.

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