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Virginia hosts Coach K's Duke

When a weary Akil Mitchell saw freshman forward Mike Tobey putting on his practice uniform to take the court for the first time in weeks, the junior forward could not contain his elation.


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Cavs rule home court

Ask most fans and analysts what ACC college basketball venue features the most intimidating crowd atmosphere, and “Cameron Indoor Stadium” usually rolls off the tongue.


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Justified Joe-bilation

Unless you’ve been crushed by the burgeoning cascade of midterms or you’ve locked yourself in your room for the past week to catch up on “Game of Thrones” before the new season starts, you likely know that Virginia junior guard Joe Harris had evolved from popular basketball player into legitimate sensation around Grounds leading up to Sunday’s matchup against Georgia Tech.


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Cavaliers crush Yellow Jackets, 82-54

Senior point guard Jontel Evans had a message for his squad after the Virginia basketball team’s double-digit lead was slashed to five early in the second half against Georgia Tech Sunday: “Don’t let history repeat itself.”


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Cavaliers host Georgia Tech

The tale of Virginia basketball this season has been one of two separate teams. One is a frantic defensive unit that shows up at John Paul Jones wearing white, feeding off the energy of the home crowd to score blowout victories.


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Cavs visit No. 2 Miami

When coach Tony Bennett and the Virginia men’s basketball team examined the schedule before this 2012-13 season, the chances are slim that they regarded last Saturday’s visit to North Carolina as the more manageable part of their current two-game road trip.


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Tar Heeled and feathered

Allegedly, the “hot hand” in basketball is merely a myth. Researchers from Cornell and Stanford University studied NBA shooting records and conducted a controlled experiment with college athletes to conclude, “the outcomes of previous shots influenced [players’] predictions but not their performance.” Essentially, making one shot does nothing to increase the odds of sinking the next.


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Cavaliers fall short to North Carolina, 93-81

Despite junior guard Joe Harris’ second consecutive enthralling offensive performance, Virginia yielded season-highs in points and 3-pointers made in a fast-paced 93-81 loss to North Carolina in Chapel Hill Saturday afternoon. Harris scored a career-high 27 points for the Cavaliers (19-7, 8-4 ACC), including 20 on 7-of-9 shooting in the second half, while leading his team to a conference-season high 58.5 percent from the field.


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Tar Heels stomp Cavaliers, 93-81

Despite junior guard Joe Harris’ second consecutive enthralling offensive performance, Virginia yielded season-highs in points and 3-pointers made in a fast-paced 93-81 defeat to North Carolina in Chapel Hill Saturday afternoon. Harris scored a career-high 27 points, including 20 on 7-of-9 shooting in the second half, for the Cavaliers (19-7, 8-4 ACC), who shot a conference-season high 58.5 percent from the field.


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Virginia torches Tech, 73-55

The Virginia men’s basketball team has been unstoppable at John Paul Jones Arena of late, and Tuesday was no different as the Cavaliers completed a season sweep of rival Virginia Tech, 73-55.


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Cavaliers take on in-state rival Virginia Tech

Coach Tony Bennett did not hesitate when he saw freshman wunderkind Justin Anderson cough up a turnover with a showboating behind-the-back-dribble in the Virginia basketball team’s 78-41 blowout win against Clemson last Thursday.


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Cavaliers demolish Terrapins

The Virginia men’s basketball team carried its momentum from last week’s historic defeat of Clemson Thursday into College Park Sunday, beating Maryland 80-69.


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Virginia demolishes Clemson, 78-41

The Cavaliers rewrote the record books in their 78-41 demolition of Clemson Thursday night, earning their most lopsided conference win since March 11, 1983 and setting a John Paul Jones Arena record with their 13th straight home victory.