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Joe Harris #12 and London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young Ballers

Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.

03/28/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Joe Harris #12, Mike Tobey #10, Anthony Gill #13, Akil Mitchell #25 and head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers react late in the game against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Memphis 78-60 In NCAA East Region

Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.

03/23/2014

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Virginia Beats Coastal Carolina 70-59 In NCAAs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina did enough in the first half to allow the Chanticleers to believe they could become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

03/22/2014

Evan Nolte #11, Anthony Gill #13 and Malcolm Brogdon #15 of the Virginia Cavaliers celebrate in the second half against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Coastal Carolina 70-59 In NCAAs

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.

03/22/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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No. 6 UVA Tops No. 7 Duke 72-63 For ACC Title

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Coach Tony Bennett climbed up to the rim, gave the net a final snip and twirled and raised it toward all those Virginia fans. Savor it, Cavaliers. You’ve waited nearly 40 years for a moment like this.

03/17/2014

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No. 6 Virginia Headlines New-Look ACC Tournament

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — This week’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament has a new look, from more teams and an extra round of games to the school holding the No. 1 seed.

03/12/2014

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Mike Decourcy: Duke Can Score Their Way To the Final Four

Is Virginia for real, can NC State beat UNC, the mytholgy of Cameron, Marshall Plumlee’s role, pre-conceived notions about UNC and the importance of Marcus Paige

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–02/26/2014

Virginia Hands Tar Heels Another ACC Loss, 76-61

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Harris and Virginia led North Carolina by nine at halftime on Monday night, and went into the locker room feeling lousy about the way they had played, and fortunate to be in front.

01/21/2014

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