CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 26 points and nearly matched Maryland-Eastern Shore's point total in the first half Friday night as No. 5 Virginia beat the Hawks 72-45 in its first home game since three football players were killed 12 days ago.
Virginia had the difficult task of playing two ranked teams while grieving a tragedy that shook the Cavaliers and the rest of their campus.
Playing a week after three football players were shot to death on a bus, Virginia won the Continental Tire Main Event in Las Vegas over No.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rasir Bolton scored 24 points, Drew Timme added 22, and No. 2 Gonzaga beat cold-shooting No. 4 Kentucky 88-72 on Sunday night in the off-campus Spokane Arena.
Julian Strawther had 20 points and 14 rebounds for Gonzaga (3-1).
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Under most circumstances, Virginia would have celebrated its tournament victory Sunday and carried the good feelings back to Charlottesville.
But after the No. 16 Cavaliers used a late 13-point run to defeat No.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 16 Virginia used a big second-half run to knock off No. 5 Baylor 86-79 on Friday night in the team’s first game since three Cavaliers football players were killed in a campus shooting.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 16 Virginia used a big second-half run to knock off No. 5 Baylor 86-79 on Friday night in the team's first game since three Cavaliers football players were killed in a campus shooting.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kadin Shedrick welcomed Virginia's escape to Las Vegas, 2,300 miles away from Charlottesville and the horror of the past week, as the campus mourned the shooting deaths of three Cavaliers football players.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A basketball game scheduled for Monday night between Northern Iowa and No. 16 Virginia has been canceled after three football players for the Cavaliers were killed in a shooting as they returned to campus.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two games into their college careers, Virginia's freshmen look right at home.
Freshman Isaac McKneely scored 15 points, classmate Ryan Dunn had 13 and the No. 18 Cavaliers closed the first half on a 32-8 run and beat Monmouth 89-42 on Friday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kadin Shedrick had thoughts of Navy all over again.
A year ago, in Virginia's opening game, the Cavaliers lost to the Midshipmen. With just over 14 minutes to play Monday night, No.
Virginia hasn’t won an NCAA Tournament game since its 2019 national title and failed to even make the field last season.
The return of five starters should enable the Cavaliers to change that trend.
Experience has made high expectations return for Virginia.
The Cavaliers, a team in transition last season, have all five starters back and have added some complementary pieces. A 10-day trip to Italy helped the new additions build chemistry with the veterans, and gave coach Tony Bennett a seasoned team in his 14th season.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Lofton made two free throws with five seconds remaining and Osun Osunniyi blocked a shot at the buzzer to lead St. Bonaventure to a 52-51 win over Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NIT on Tuesday night.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Armaan Franklin sank three 3-pointers in overtime and scored 17, sparking Virginia to a 71-69 victory over North Texas in NIT second-round action on Sunday.
Franklin's three 3s came in the first 2:10 of the extra period and gave the Cavaliers (21-13) a 64-58 lead.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner had 16 points, Reece Beekman added 14 and Virginia beat Mississippi State 60-57 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.
Beekman made two free throws with 35 seconds left for a seven-point lead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off its best game of the season, and one of the biggest regular-season victories in program history, No. 25 North Carolina showed no signs of a Duke hangover at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jayden Gardner tossed in 17 points and Kihei Clark scored 15 to help Virginia hold off Louisville 51-50 in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Reece Beekman posted a double-double, Kaden Shedrick carried Virginia to a huge first-half lead and the Cavaliers held on to beat Louisville 71-61 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Matthew Cleveland hit a deep 3-pointer at the buzzer and Florida State beat Virginia 64-63 in a wild finish on Saturday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A.J. Griffin incurred the ire of coach Mike Krzyzewski when he passed on an open 3-pointer late in the No. 7 Blue Devils' tight game at Virginia.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half, Kihei Clark scored 14 of his 17 after the break and Virginia stormed back to beat Miami 74-71 on Saturday.
Gardner, the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference player of the week, sank 9 of 14 shots and added seven rebounds for the Cavaliers (17-10, 11-6), who beat the Hurricanes (19-8, 11-5) for a sixth straight time.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Keve Aluma scored 24 points and sank two clutch shots down the stretch to allow Virginia Tech to hold off Commonwealth rival Virginia, 62-53 Monday night for its sixth straight win.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 26 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked three shots to propel Virginia to a 63-53 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday.
Gardner sank 10 of 19 shots from the floor and all six of his free throws to help the Cavaliers (16-9, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) win their fourth straight game.
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
Miami at Wake Forest. Saturday's game matches two teams near the top of the league standings after being picked to finish 12th and 13th, respectively, in the preseason.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Duke went from the high of battering rival North Carolina last weekend to the low of losing on a last-second shot to unranked Virginia two days later.
So coach Mike Krzyzewski couldn't be happier with how his seventh-ranked Blue Devils took care of business Thursday night in an 82-64 victory over Clemson.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Reece Beekman hit a 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds remaining, leading Virginia to a 69-68 victory over No. 7 Duke on Monday night.
It was just the second 3-pointer on 12 attempts for the Cavaliers.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Reece Beekman has a knack for connecting on big shots and he did it again Monday night on another big stage for Virginia.
Beekman hit a 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left and the Cavaliers knocked off No.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored 15 of his 22 points in the first half to help Virginia cruise to a 71-58 victory over Miami on Saturday.
Virginia (14-9, 8-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won five straight against Miami (16-7, 8-4).
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark scored 19 points, Jayden Gardner added 17 points and Virginia beat Boston College 67-55 on Tuesday night.
Clark beat the halftime buzzer with a floater along the baseline to give Virginia a 30-25 lead, and he opened the second-half scoring with two free throws during a 12-2 run for Virginia's first double-digit lead.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Dane Goodwin and Nate Laszewski scored 16 points apiece and Prentiss Hubb sank two free throws with 4 seconds left to help Notre Dame hold off Virginia 69-65 on Saturday.
Goodwin had 13 points after halftime and Laszewski scored 12 to help the Fighting Irish (14-6, 7-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) end a six-game losing streak to the Cavaliers (12-9, 6-5).
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark scored 15 points as Virginia turned in a wire-to-wire win over Louisville, 64-52 Monday night, rebounding from a double-digit loss to North Carolina State.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jericole Hellems scored 21 points, Terquavion Smith added 20 and North Carolina State defeated Virginia 77-63 on Saturday, a rare home win over the Cavaliers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reece Beekman had 19 points, Jayden Gardner scored 14 and Virginia continued its bedevilment of Pitt beating the Panthers 66-61 on Wednesday night.
In securing its eighth straight win over the Panthers, Virginia (11-7, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved its all-time record against Pitt to 19-4 in a series that started in the 1957-58 season.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 15 points to lead four in double figures and Wake Forest pulled away in the final six minutes to beat Virginia 63-55 on Saturday, snapping a nine-game losing streak to the Cavaliers.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Francisco Caffaro had career highs of 16 points and nine rebounds and Virginia survived two last-second shots by Virginia Tech to take 54-52 win on Wednesday night.
Virginia finished the final three minutes on a 6-0 run to overcome the Hokies' final lead.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Armando Bacot had career highs of 29 points and 21 rebounds to lead North Carolina to a 74-58 win over Virginia on Saturday.
Bacot was 12-of-18 shooting and became only the second Tar Heel to collect 20 rebounds in the Dean E.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 23 points and Virginia pulled away in the final seven minutes to beat Clemson 75-65 on Tuesday night.
Virginia, which has won three of its last four, avenged a 67-50 loss to the Tigers on Dec.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Kihei Clark and Armaan Franklin scored 17 points apiece, Kadin Shedrick had a double-double and Virginia beat Syracuse 74-69 on Saturday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference tilt.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hunter Tyson scored 17 points, David Collins had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Clemson snapped an 11-game losing streak against Virginia with a 67-50 victory on Wednesday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored a season-high 29 points and Virginia routed Fairleigh Dickinson 82-49 on Saturday.
Gardner, a senior transfer from East Carolina, made 14 of 18 shots and had six rebounds.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Takal Molson made a go-ahead basket with 1:10 remaining and James Madison held off Virginia 52-49 on Tuesday night for its first win against the Cavaliers in 12 attempts.
Molson spun in the lane and hit an off-balance shot with 22.1 seconds left for a three-point lead.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 15 points, including a last-second putback of a missed 3-pointer that bounced home, lifting Virginia to a 57-56 win over Pitt in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams on Friday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Toussaint hit a clutch jumper to give Iowa the lead with eight seconds left in the game, Virginia missed two close-range shots and Patrick McCaffery blocked a third at the buzzer to preserve Iowa's 75-74 win over the Cavaliers in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge Monday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark scored 11 points and dished seven assists and Virginia turned in a solid defensive performance to earn a 61-43 win over Lehigh on Friday night.
The win was Tony Bennett's 300th at Virginia, putting him 26 shy of Terry Holland's mark for career victories at the school.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jayden Gardner hit 8 of his 9 shots from the field and all five of his free throw attempts to score 21 points to go with 13 rebounds to lead Virginia to a 58-40 win over previously unbeaten Providence in the championship game of the Roman Legends Classic on Tuesday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored 23 points to lead Virginia past Georgia 65-55 on Monday night in the Roman Legends Classic.
The game was tight throughout and neither team led by more than four points in the second half until Franklin scored on consecutive possessions to give Virginia a 57-51 lead with 2:34 remaining.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Virginia never trailed in its 68-52 win over Coppin State on Friday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 19 points, Kyler Edwards added 18 and No. 15 Houston used a suffocating defense to beat Virginia 67-47 on Tuesday night.
Sasser and Edwards combined to shoot 11 of 24 from the field and 9 of 13 on 3-pointers.
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Isaiah Wilkins recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds to carry Longwood to an 80-46 win over Virginia-Lynchburg on Friday night.