Author Archives: Samuel Bass

No Hunter, No Jerome, But a National Championship. Where Does Virginia Go From Here?

The ultimate redemption story: Virginia went on one of the most improbable runs through the field of 64 after becoming the first ever 1 seed to lose to a 16 seed to bring home the schools first ever basketball national championship. Players, fans, and Tony Bennett can breath a sigh of relief, but after deserving celebrations die down, it has

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Can Virginia Cut the Nets In Minneapolis?

After 10 years as head coach for Virginia, Tony Bennett finally cracked the Final Four with a dramatic 5 point win over Purdue. Virginia enters Minneapolis as the highest remaining seed and the only 1 seed, looking to bring the University its first basketball  national championship in its long history. ESPN’s Basketball Power Index gives Virginia a 52% chance to

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Scrappy Defensive Battle Results in Virginia Win and Trip to Elite Eight

Virginia advanced to the elite eight with a scrappy win over sleeper 12 seed Oregon in Louisville, 53-49. Virginia, despite having issues scoring, locked up the Ducks athletic lineup and controlled the tempo to bring the Cavaliers to their second elite eight in four years. Oregon held a 16-10 advantage over the south’s top ranked team in the middle of

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