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Heel stomping may lead to Dance

Having survived the longest three-tenths of a second in college basketball history and handing an 87-85 defeat to a sinking North Carolina squad Tuesday night, it was time to celebrate for the Cavalier men.


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Jordan joins Wizards' staff

The Washington Wizards announced yesterday that Michael Jordan will become the team's president of basketball operations with an eventual option to buy a percentage of the team. Jordan, a six-time NBA champion as a player for the Chicago Bulls, will be running he Wizards before the NBA's Feb.


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Paycheck might keep NCAA hoop stars from shooting to the pros

Tuesday's heartstopping, balloon-popping barnburner of a basketball game between upstart Virginia and down-and-out North Carolina spoke to why college hoops can be the most entertaining sport around. There was drama -- the game's conclusion was delayed twice because of a combination of fan frenzy and lackluster officiating.


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Grapplers await home debut

After beginning the season at VMI's Keydet Invitational, the action returns home where the Cavalier wrestling team, led by Coach Lenny Bernstein, will take on John Trudgeon's Keydets, in their first dual meet of the season. Last weekend, Virginia wrestled in the 1999 Cliff Kenn Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational, in which some of the nation's top wrestlers contended for a title.


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Swimmers shine at Invitational

The Virginia women's swimming and diving squad closed out the semester in style, winning the weekend's three-day Cavalier Invitational, held at the Aquatic and Fitness Center. The No.


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Cavs speed past Greyhounds

After suffering an 83-61 drubbing at the hands of Duke Sunday, the Virginia women's basketball team defeated Loyola 77-63, even though the Cavs played much of the game without first-year Schuye LaRue. With LaRue sitting for the entire first half, the Cavs struggled initially.


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Bruins bounce Cavs from NCAA tourney

Despite featuring a roster with four starting first years and only one fourth year, the Virginia men's soccer team played like well-seasoned veterans in their impressive runs in the ACC and NCAA tournaments.


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Men's Postseason plays silences early critics

What happened to all the talk? A month ago, fans were lamenting over the Virginia men's soccer team's last place finish in the ACC and saying how the team's great dynasty was over. But now that the Cavaliers are in the final eight of the NCAA Tournament, one win away from going to Charlotte for the College Cup, soccer's Final Four, their seven regular season losses are a world away. All the college coaches who complained that it was unfair that the Cavaliers received the sixth seed in the tournament after entering with the most losses of all 32 teams are eerily silent now that the Cavs are one of only three seeded teams still alive. A month ago, you also would have heard about how this team was too young and too inexperienced to do anything but wait until next year.

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Today, we sit down with both the president and treasurer of the Virginia women's club basketball team to discuss everything from making free throws to recent increased viewership in women's basketball.