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McKnight in shining armor

Faced with the departure of ACC Player of the Year Tucker Radebaugh, the Virginia men's lacrosse team has had to look elsewhere for offense and leadership as it defends its 1999 national title.


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Quarles drains buckets for Cavs

After torching Boston College for a career-high 24 points Sunday and leading the Virginia women's basketball team to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in three years, Telisha Quarles sat before reporters and waved her right hand out in front of her, fanning it for the room to see. It was quite a night for Quarles, but even after sinking five three-pointers and playing all 40 minutes in her biggest game in Cavalier uniform, the hand was still on fire. "They noticed I had the hot hand, and I was going out there and shooting it," Quarles said.


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Virginia men finish season with NIT loss

Adam Hall certainly had a good look at it. With one crossover dribble, the sophomore swingman was airborne, squared to the hoop for the three-pointer that would tie the game at 112 and give the Virginia men yet another gasp of air as they struggled to shake the exhausted but resilient Georgetown Hoyas in triple overtime. The shot was on line and very nearly went down, teasingly rattling around the rim before popping out with less than 20 seconds left.


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Cavaliers down Eagles to advance to Sweet 16

Relentless perimeter defense and clutch three-point shooting propelled the fourth-seeded Virginia women's basketball team into the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a 74-70 win over fifth-seeded Boston College Sunday night in University Hall before a crowd of 4,890. In winning their 15th straight home game, the Cavaliers (25-8) earned a date with top seed Tennessee in the Mideast Regional in Memphis, their first Sweet Sixteen appearance in three years.


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LaRue named ACC Rookie of Year

As the Virginia women's basketball team awaits an NCAA Tournament seed, freshman forward Schuye LaRue can distract herself with her new ACC Rookie of the Year award. LaRue, who earned All-ACC and All-Tournament second team honors this week, is the first Cavalier to be named the Conference's top freshman since Tora Suber in 1994. The D.C.


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Baseball falls to James Madison

HARRISONBURG-Playing in the beautiful March weather at Long Field/Mauck Stadium yesterday, the Virginia baseball team fell to a scorching James Madison squad that used a strong combination of speed and pitching to down the Cavs, 14-6. The win was the Dukes' fifth straight.


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Women's lacrosse rolls against ODU

It only took three minutes before the Lady Monarchs realized they were in over their heads. After holding the Virginia women's lacrosse team scoreless for the first two and a half minutes, Old Dominion gave up a pair of lightning-quick goals, the first blows in a 15-6 Cavalier victory yesterday at Klöckner Stadium. Seniors Jamie Haas and Amy Fromal led the No.


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Baseball faces JMU, hopes to end errors

Having won seven of its last nine games, the Virginia baseball team will look to continue its recent hot streak on the road at James Madison today at 3 p.m. Beginning the season with six losses and a tie, the Cavaliers appeared to be reverting to the disappointing habits of last season, when they finished with a 21-35 record. But the Cavs (7-8-1) have not looked back since winning their first game Feb.


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Hand, Williams earn All-ACC recognition

Virginia guard Donald Hand and forward Chris Williams were named to the All-ACC men's basketball second team yesterday, and center Travis Watson earned Honorable Mention honors. Hand won 12 first team votes from the 103 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association and was eighth overall in the voting.