No. 24 Virginia regroups after rout to face West Virginia

Virginia was off to a strong start to the season until it found Wisconsin on the same floor. The No. 24 Cavaliers look to pick up from the ruins on Wednesday when they face West Virginia in the consolation game of the Beach Division at the Fort Myers Tip-Off in Florida. Virginia (4-1) played its toughest foe of the season Monday and it wasn’t pretty as Wisconsin notched an overpowering 65-41 victory that included an

Familiar faces reunite as Virginia meets Wisconsin

Wisconsin South meets Wisconsin North on Monday when the Virginia Cavaliers face the Badgers in Florida at the Fort Myers Tip-Off event. The Cavaliers (4-0) are coached by Wisconsinite Tony Bennett and have three Badger State natives in the rotation with starting guards Reece Beekman (Milwaukee) and Andrew Rohde (Brookfield) and sixth man Leon Bond III (Wauwatosa). The Badgers (2-2) are also coached by a Wisconsinite, Greg Gard, but only one of their top seven

Virginia enjoying comforts of home, set to host Texas Southern

Unbeaten Virginia will once again be a huge home favorite on Thursday night as winless Texas Southern comes to Charlottesville, Va. Coach Tony Bennett wants his Cavaliers (3-0) to show the same activity and intensity against the Tigers (0-2) as they did throughout Tuesday’s 80-51 home win against North Carolina A&T. Virginia jumped out to 28-8 advantage and built a 49-19 halftime edge against the Aggies, adding 6-0 and 9-0 runs in the second half

Virginia seeks more contributions from Blake Buchanan vs. North Carolina A&T

Of the scholarship offers Blake Buchanan attracted as a high school player in Idaho, Virginia’s was the only one from a school east of the Mississippi River. In committing to the Cavaliers, Buchanan took the road less traveled. But two games into his college career, Buchanan appears to be a good fit in Charlottesville, Va. On Tuesday, Virginia looks for more of the same from the 6-foot-11 Buchanan when it hosts North Carolina A&T of

Louisville looks to continue home dominance against Virginia

Louisville looks to extend its 10-game home winning streak Thursday night against a Virginia team that has already played road spoiler once this season. The Cardinals (8-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), No. 13 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings Oct. 31, are 5-0 at home this season and haven’t lost there since Sept. 16, 2022, against Florida State. The Cavaliers (2-7, 1-4) were victorious on their most recent visit to Louisville in 2021, overcoming

Georgia Tech visits Virginia, tries to maintain momentum

In the past two weeks, Virginia and Georgia Tech have pulled off upsets of North Carolina, giving both Atlantic Coast Conference victors a needed spark. Now it’s time for the conquerors of the Tar Heels to meet as Georgia Tech (4-4, 3-2) travels to Charlottesville to face Virginia (2-6, 1-3). The Cavaliers were the first to upend North Carolina, toppling the then-undefeated and 10th-ranked Tar Heels 31-27 in Chapel Hill on Oct. 21. Then last

Reece Beekman, new-look Virginia take aim at Tarleton State

The last time Virginia was unranked to begin a campaign, the Cavaliers finished the regular season at No. 1. That was 2017-18, which ended with a 31-3 record as well as a historic first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament. Coach Tony Bennett begins his 15th season in Charlottesville — his squad tied for sixth among “others receiving votes” in the Associated Press preseason poll — when Virginia hosts Tarleton State and coach Billy Gillispie on