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Tag: @ Boston College (Basketball(M), January 7, 2020)

Two losses have dented the spirits of the Wahoo faithful, but the banner still hangs. Val and Seattle break down the losses to Syracuse and Boston College, and delve into the effort level and how to fix the offense. Seattle presents a scouting report on upcoming opponents Florida State and Georgia Tech. Are the Seminoles as fierce as Val fears? Listen to find out.

 

Basketball(M)

Common Factors

Posted on January 9, 2020 in The Team by Seattle Hoo.

Virginia's three losses this season share a common factor (I'm sure more than one, but this one was big). In all three, an opposing guard started the game off hot, and that player's hot shooting gave his team a scoring advantage and the initiative in the game. Virginia was put into the position of chasing the game.

Against Purdue, poor Virginia screen defense allowed Sasha Stefanovic to bury three three-pointers in three minutes on his way to 6-10 3FG shooting a...

Virginia travelled to Chestnut Hill to take on a depleted Boston College missing veteran big man Nik Popovic and leading scorer Derryck Thornton (a game-time scratch.)  Coach Tony Bennett has owned BC, going 7 – 1 against the Eagles over the last 7 years. No reason to expect anything different this time around.