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Cavaliers Journal: November, 2011

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)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Mike London named ACC coach of the year

Coach honored after Cavaliers’ 8-4 season.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 11/28/2011

CB Chase Minnifield, DT Matt Conrath, OG Austin Pasztor earn first team all-ACC honors

By Steve Yanda  |  03:37 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Evaluating QB Michael Rocco’s performance against Virginia Tech

By Steve Yanda  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Virginia Tech

By Steve Yanda  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 11/27/2011

On early fourth down play, London says his assistants told him it was fourth and one

By Steve Yanda  |  04:23 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 11/27/2011

No. 6 Virginia Tech 38, No. 24 Virginia 0: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  11:57 AM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Virginia 68, Green Bay 42: Three up, three down

KT Harrell’s renewed spark and the defense are among the high points from Virginia’s easy win, but injuries remain a concern.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:45 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cavaliers Journal

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Virginia WRs coach Shawn Moore: ‘We are relevant now’

Assistant coach Shawn Moore and other former Cavaliers players would like not just an upset victory over Virginia Tech, but for Virginia to make the rivalry game meaningful for years to come.

By Steve Yanda  |  05:25 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cavaliers Journal | Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Virginia football vs. Virginia Tech: Who do you think will win?

The Cavaliers and Hokies will battle Saturday with a berth in the ACC championship game on the line.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:41 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 11/24/2011

Cavaliers injury report for game against Virginia Tech

Here is the University of Virginia football injury report for Saturday’s game against Virginia Tech.

By Washington Post editors  |  02:53 PM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 11/23/2011

QB Michael Rocco confident heading into match-up against fellow Lynchburg native Logan Thomas, Virginia Tech

Michael Rocco said he isn’t certain the scrapping a quarterback rotation has led the Cavs to the verge of the ACC title game, but the team has one four striaght under the new system.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:06 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cavaliers Journal | Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Thompson Brown, Brent Urban may take on larger roles at DE in Bill Schautz’s absence

By Steve Yanda  |  01:37 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Defense stifling, offense struggling as Virginia men’s basketball team returns from Paradise Jam

By Steve Yanda  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Oscar Smith High Coach: Virginia-Virginia Tech ‘a huge game for both teams in the way they recruit kids this offseason’

The coach of a Virginia high school powerhouse says the Cavs and Hokies have plenty on the line in terms of luring in-state recruits.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Virginia AD Craig Littlepage did not expect such a quick turnaround for Cavs’ football program

Craig Littlepage expected success from Coach Mike London, but not necessarily this fast, the Virginia athletic director said.

By Steve Yanda  |  04:26 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Mike London says he remains confident in team’s punt returners despite continued struggles

Running back Perry Jones had some trouble fielding punts on Saturday against Florida State.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Virginia defense prepping for ‘major challenge’ of containing Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas

By Steve Yanda  |  12:38 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Virginia women’s basketball coach Joanne Boyle discusses win Sunday over No. 3 Tennessee

By Steve Yanda  |  07:16 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's basketball

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 11/21/2011

WR Kris Burd: Win over Virginia Tech would be ‘an echoing part of history’

By Steve Yanda  |  06:34 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Evaluating Michael Rocco’s performance at Florida State

By Steve Yanda  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Evaluating Virginia defensive performance at Florida State

By Steve Yanda  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 11/20/2011

DE Bill Schautz (leg) out for rest of season

By Steve Yanda  |  08:15 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Virginia 14, No. 25 Florida State 13: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  04:06 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

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)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Virginia football vs. Florida State: How will the Cavaliers fare?

The Virginia football team needs to win at Florida State — something it never has done — to make the Commonwealth Cup game vs. Virginia Tech a big one.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:40 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Virginia’s injury report for the Florida State game

By Steve Yanda  |  05:55 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 11/17/2011

With postseason implications at stake, Cavs to rely on fewer players

With his team eligible for a bowl game and in ACC title game contention, Virginia Coach Mike London doesn’t have to worry about getting his younger players more snaps.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:01 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

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)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Virginia CB Demetrious Nicholson looks forward to facing Florida State QB E.J. Manuel

On Saturday, Virginia cornerback Demetrious Nicholson will go up against Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel, his former high school teammate.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Mike London, wife plan to start a charitable foundation centered on bone marrow registry awareness, participation

Mike London and his family plan to start a foundation to raise awareness for a bone marrow registry.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:41 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Virginia’s potent rushing attack to be put to the test at Florida State

By Steve Yanda  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Evaluating Michael Rocco’s performance against Duke

By Steve Yanda  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Duke

By Steve Yanda  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Virginia 31, Duke 21: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Virginia gains some attention in national top 25 polls

By Steve Yanda  |  08:02 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Penn State reached out to gauge Mike London’s interest in head coaching job before firing Joe Paterno

The chairman of the Penn State Board of Trustees reached to to Virginia Coach Mike London before the school announced the firing of Joe Paterno on Wednesday night.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Virginia football injury report for Duke game

The Cavaliers have released their injury report in advance of Saturday’s home game against Duke.

By Steve Yanda  |  05:41 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Virginia’s linebackers will be key to stopping Duke’s passing attack

Virginia Coach Mike London says the Cavaliers’ linebackers will be key to stopping Duke’s high-flying offense on Saturday.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:42 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

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)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Evaluating Michael Rocco’s performance against Maryland

By Steve Yanda  |  10:05 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Maryland

By Steve Yanda  |  07:04 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Virginia looking to avoid fourth-straight loss to Duke

By Steve Yanda  |  08:05 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:14 PM ET, 11/05/2011

Virginia 31, Maryland 13: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  08:14 PM ET, 11/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Virginia football vs. Maryland: How will the Cavaliers fare?

By Steve Yanda  |  10:11 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Virginia injury report for the Maryland game

By Matt Bonesteel  |  04:01 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Virginia football aims to snap 13-game November losing streak

The Cavaliers, who play Maryland on Saturday, haven’t won a game in the month of November since 1997.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:50 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Cavs defense preparing for Maryland’s offensive system, not individual Terps QBs

Virginia Coach Mike London says he isn’t preparing his team to face either Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien or C.J. Brown, but rather on stopping the Terrapins’ offense as a whole.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 11/01/2011

True freshman DE Thompson Brown played critical role in final play of win at Miami

Thompson Brown, one of 12 true freshman to play for Virginia this season, had a big impact on the Cavaliers’ win over Miami last week.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:51 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Cavs have made dramatic turnaround in regards to penalties

The Virginia football team said it aimed to commit fewer penalties this season, and it seems to be paying off so far.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Why DT Nick Jenkins didn’t seriously consider playing for Maryland

By Steve Yanda  |  06:36 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 10/31/2011

QB Michael Rocco: ‘I’ve always felt that I’m the quarterback, and it’s my team’

Virginia’s sophomore quarterback: ‘I’ve always felt that I’m the quarterback, and it’s my team.’

By Steve Yanda  |  06:07 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

 

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