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Schedule Reaction: 4 Key Angles

Posted on August 2, 2018, in The Team by StLouHoo.

Virginia released it's nonconference hoops schedule today. You can read the press release here. It breaks down as follows:


As you all certainly know by now, UVA released the non-conference schedule today.  Most of the release was somewhat anti-climactic, as we already knew all but two of the opponents.  Getting the dates of some of the games was the big reveal.  StLouHoo asked me what I thought of the schedule, and so I took a look at it.  The games fall into three baskets for me: I Like, Don't Like, Don't Care.

First, the slate:

The Games Outside the Games

Posted on April 3, 2018, in The Team by Seattle Hoo.

Part Five: The Games Outside the Games

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So far, we have been talking about Coach Tony Bennett's system for how his teams will play the game.  But a lot of what happens in those games is determined by what happens outside of the arena and before the whistle blows.  Recruiting new players, marketing your program...