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Tag: UVA

2017 Offseason Refresh - Virginia Cavaliers

Posted on September 6, 2017, in ACC by StLouHoo.

Welcome back to the Hoos Place 2017 Offseason Refresh, where we review last season and this summer's personnel moves for all 15 ACC programs in alphabetical order. To read program capsules already complete, you can click here. Today we look at the...

Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia is coming off a down year by its recent standards, and will be tasked to replace its winningest PG in school history, London Perrantes. Their vaunted 2016 recruiting class comes into the spotlight; is it ready to shine?

Coach: Tony Bennett; 257-116 in 11 seasons overall; 188-83 (88-50) in 8 seasons at Virginia

2016-17 Record: 23-11 (11-7); ACCT quarterfinals (6 seed); NCAAT 2nd round (5 seed)

2016-17 Effi...

ACC-B1G Matchup Reaction

Posted on June 8, 2017, in ACC by StLouHoo.

Initial thoughts on the Hoos draw:

StLouHoo:

At least it's a home game. With non-conference road dates already booked at West Virginia and VCU, to say nothing of our neutral-site slate in Brooklyn (Seton Hall, Rhode Island, Vanderbilt), I was not looking forward to another power conference road date. This team needs home dates to gel.

This is our third date with Wisconsin in the last six Challenges, and it reeks of ESPN and the conferences lazily reaching for the Bennett family narrative so announcers have something to fill the pregame with. Heck, they probably already have the video piece assembled from 2013, just requires a little dusting off. A little variety from my fan's perspective...