Cavaliers Journal: Men's basketball


Posted at 10:01 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Early enrollment gives Teven Jones ‘head start’ on, off the court

Teven Jones takes a whirlwind route to enrolling early at Virginia and jumping right into the men’s basketball program.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:01 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Virginia men’s basketball team to take 10-day trip to Netherlands, France and Belgium in August

Virginia men’s basketball team is taking a 10-day trip to Netherlands, France and Belgium in August.

By Steve Yanda  |  07:43 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 01/23/2012

A closer look at Akil Mitchell’s first career ACC start

By Steve Yanda  |  06:03 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Virginia basketball may utilize four-guard lineup more frequently given lineup limitations

With senior center Assane Sene absent because of injury, Virginia could use a small lineup to offset its depleted front court.

By Steve Yanda  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 01/22/2012

Virginia Tech 47, No. 15 Virginia 45: Three up, three down

Virginia’s “hat trick,” to use Coach Tony Bennett’s sarcastic term, of poor shooting from inside, outside and the free throw line was costly in the upset loss.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:56 PM ET, 01/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 01/22/2012

Virginia head athletic trainer discusses timeline for Assane Sene’s recovery

Virginia senior center Assane Sene will be in a compression dressing splint for 10 days to two weeks following surgery Friday to stabilize his fractured right ankle.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:38 AM ET, 01/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/20/2012

No. 15 Virginia 70, Georgia Tech 38: Three up, three down

Mike Scott scored a game-high 18 points but had plenty of help in Virginia’s win over Georgia Tech on Thursday night.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Duke’s Mason Plumlee tormented Virginia’s defense in second half

Duke made 11 of its first 14 shots after the intermission in Thursday night’s win over Virginia.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:29 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:02 AM ET, 01/13/2012

No. 8 Duke 61, No. 16 Virginia 58: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  02:02 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Recruit Teven Jones to join Virginia men’s basketball team a semester early

Teven Jones can’t play for Virginia until next season, but he’ll soon be practicing with the Cavaliers.

By Steve Yanda  |  04:54 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/10/2012

What to make of Cavaliers senior center Assane Sene?

Assane Sene, Virginia’s senior center, has improved in some categories this season but has stagnated in others, namely rebounding.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Cavs’ defensive improvement keyed by isolating opposing players

By Steve Yanda  |  04:51 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Mike Krzyzewski heaps praise on Virginia defense

By Steve Yanda  |  03:28 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 01/08/2012

No. 21 Virginia 52, Miami 51: Three up, three down

Every possession was vital in No. 21 Virginia’s 52-51 win Saturday over Miami.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:53 PM ET, 01/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Virginia men’s basketball: Three keys to successful ACC season

Coach Tony Bennett says the Virginia men’s basketball team will have to stay healthy, and out of foul trouble, if it wants continued success this season.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:41 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/03/2012

Veterans have helped Cavs ‘reel it back in’ at times this season

Experienced players Mike Scott, Sammy Zeglinski and Joe Harris have been the driving force behind Virginia’s success this season.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 01/02/2012

No. 21 Virginia 57, Louisiana State 52: Three up, three down

Steve Yanda looks at Virginia’s hot shooters and its problem with turnovers, as well as other likes and dislikes.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:40 PM ET, 01/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Paul Jesperson initially was unsure about whether to lift his redshirt

After sophomore guard KT Harrell decided to transfer last week, Virginia freshman guard Paul Jesperson decided to help out the Cavs now rather than sit out the season as a redshirt.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:22 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 12/28/2011

No. 23 Virginia 69, Maryland-Eastern Shore 42: Three up, three down

Steve Yanda finds three good and three not-so-good things about the Cavaliers’ win over Maryland Eastern-Shore.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:04 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 12/26/2011

Coach Tony Bennett discusses recent transfers of KT Harrell, James Johnson

Virginia’s basketball coach says he’s had at least one player decide to leave his program every year he’s been a head coach, and this season is no different.

By Steve Yanda  |  06:04 PM ET, 12/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 12/24/2011

Redshirt freshman F James Johnson to transfer from Virginia men’s basketball program

Redshirt freshman forward James Johnson became the second player in as many days to transfer.

By Steve Yanda  |  03:57 PM ET, 12/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 12/22/2011

No. 24 Virginia 83, Seattle 77: Three up, three down

A closer look at the Cavaliers’ less-than-smooth game on Wednesday night.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:17 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Dana Altman’s quotes critical of Cavs were made up by hackers, Oregon officials say

Oregon coach didn’t really criticize Virginia’s team, school officials say.

By Steve Yanda  |  04:46 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 12/18/2011

Virginia 67, Oregon 54: Three up, three down

Mike Scott and another strong rebounding effort are two reason why the Cavaliers shook off a sloppy first half to improve to 9-1.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:15 PM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Virginia 68, George Mason 48: Three up, three down

Steve Yanda looks a three positive takeaways and three things to improve on after Virginia’s 20-point win over George Mason.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:37 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/04/2011

Virginia 86, Longwood 53: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Virginia 70, No. 14 Michigan 58: Three up, three down

Against an offensively competent opponent, U-Va. proved its calling card is defense.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:52 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Virginia’s defense to be tested in ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchup against No. 14 Michigan

By Steve Yanda  |  10:14 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Virginia men’s basketball at Paradise Jam: Three things to watch

The Virginia men’s basketball team opens the Paradise Jam on Friday night against Texas Christian.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:20 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Virginia 69, Winthrop 48: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  10:25 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Darion Atkins, Paul Jesperson are redshirt candidates for the Virginia men’s basketball team

The Virginia men’s basketball team may decide to redshirt two freshmen on this year’s roster.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:04 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 09/18/2011

Tony Bennett reacts to ACC expansion

Cavs’ men’s basketball coach: “The landscape is changing in college athletics, and it seems like a very sound, smart move for a conference that wants to retain everybody and have people that they want.”

By Steve Yanda  |  11:20 PM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Virginia’s 2011-12 men’s basketball schedule released

By Steve Yanda  |  03:38 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Tony Bennett discusses experience with USA Basketball

By Steve Yanda  |  03:23 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Montrose Christian’s Justin Anderson joins UVA’s 2012 recruiting class

By Steve Yanda  |  10:35 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 03/13/2011

Virginia will not participate in postseason play

By Steve Yanda  |  09:39 PM ET, 03/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 03/09/2011

Virginia 74, Maryland 60: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  05:32 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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