CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mamadi Diakite scored 12 points and No. 5 Virginia rebounded from a blowout loss to beat No. 7 North Carolina 56-47 on Sunday.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Virginia wasn’t hitting its long-range shots against Massachusetts and the Cavaliers’ best player was on the bench for almost half of the game.
Columbia (1-2) vs. No. 9 Virginia (2-0)
John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 9 Virginia hosts Columbia in an early season matchup....
Tony Bennett and Virginia proved last season that a defense-first approach short on offensive style points can still be a winning formula.
The 11th-ranked defending national champions have...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Top-seeded Virginia features a stingy defense that just held Oregon to 49 points.
High scoring has carried No. 3 seed Purdue, which scored 99 points to beat Tennessee...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ty Jerome's 3-pointer was memorable not only for its timing, but because it marked one of the few Virginia made against Oregon.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy said there's no "feeling" he gets when he's shooting the ball well.
It's more like a responsibility to reward distributors Ty Jerome and Kihei Clark when they make it a point to find him.
"When they go out of their way to find me is when I really feel like I'm @ my best shooting the ball," Guy said Monday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth gave Virginia the test the Cavaliers sought when they put the Rams on their nonconference schedule. Down the stretch, Virginia passed.
The Cavaliers outscored VCU 19-6 over the final 6:30, a span that saw the Rams whistled for six fouls, as the home team pulled away late for a 57-49 victory Sunday.
Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome combined for 29 points, with Jerome scoring 10 of his points in that final stretch.