Topic: Men's Basketball

Celebrating University Hall

Celebrating University Hall

Reliving some of the arena’s memorable moments before it’s demolished in 2019

U-Hall was home to UVA basketball for 41 years. Celebrate some of the sports victories and other highlights in this retrospective.

May 9, 2018

The Whole Package

The Whole Package

Without a dominant veteran superstar, the men’s basketball team has succeeded by exceeding the sum of the parts

The Cavaliers have proven consistent throughout the season, even without an all-star, and they hope their versatility holds up in the tournaments.

Spring 2018

’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

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Highlights

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.