Topic: Men's Basketball

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Tony Bennett’s recruits have found success at the next level

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Spring 2017

Spirit of ’76 Back on Grounds

Spirit of ’76 Back on Grounds

In September, Virginia paid homage to the 1976 basketball team as part of an All-Sports Reunion weekend, drawing more than 500 alumni athletes.

Winter 2016

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

UVA men’s basketball 2016–17 season preview

Having lost his best player in Malcolm Brogdon (Col ’15, Batten ’16), as well as other key cogs, Coach Tony Bennett believes Virginia has a long ways to go to live up to its billing as a top-10 team and possible Final Four contender. Fortunately, he still has fourth-year point guard London Perrantes (Col ’17).

November 10, 2016

So Close

So Close

Heartbreak ends Men’s Basketball season marked with triumph

The 2016 Men’s Basketball season ended with a heartbreaker, but the record will show the amazing trajectory Coach Tony Bennett’s team took.

April 19, 2016

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Three questions for student-athletes

With their names and faces popping up all over Sports Illustrated and ESPN, it’s easy to forget that college athletes are students. Here, a few student-athletes talk about their lives on Grounds.

Spring 2016

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Former Grantland writer weighs in on Bennett, Brogdon and “boring” basketball

Former Grantland writer Mark Titus answers our questions about last year’s men’s basketball team and what might be in store for the season ahead.

Winter 2015

When Mem Rocked

When Mem Rocked

Members of last team to play in the iconic building recall those final years

Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.

Spring 2015

Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams

Photos by Matt Riley

Photos from the history-making men's basketball season.

Summer 2014

When They Knew

When They Knew

UVA student-athletes share their breakthrough moments

We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for UVA.

Spring 2014

Flag of Honor

Flag of Honor

The story behind John Paul Jones Arena's American flag

The flag that hangs in JPJ Arena once covered the casket of a Vietnam veteran.

Spring 2014

Superstitions

Superstitions

Searching for the competitive edge

Current and former Cavaliers admit to holding numerous superstitions, or what some of them call "pregame rituals."

Fall 2013

Leading Scorers, Men’s Sports

Leading Scorers, Men’s Sports

Basketball; Bryant Stith (1989-92) 2,516 points. Stith broke the record held by Jeff Lamp (1978-81), who scored roughly 200 fewer 2,317 points during his career. Football; Connor Hughes (2002-05) 332 points. While placekicker Connor...

April 12, 2013

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Highlights

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

Next Chapter

Next Chapter

The quiet spaces inside UVA’s 14 libraries take on new relevance in the digital age.

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.