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The Rosen Show: Opening Act

Cavaliers vs. Bruins Recap We hold these truths to be self-evident, that when a team’s quarterback has departed in the NFL draft, that when a team has a top-notch defense, that when the team’s running back led the Pac-12 in rushing the previous year with over 1,500 yards, and that when the coach has publicly criticized his own quarterback, the team shall run the ball. Unfortunately for the Cavaliers, UCLA head coach Jim Mora seems to suffer from cognitive dissonance as he fully handed over the reins…

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Analysis: Orange vs. Blue Spring Game

A frenetic Saturday for Wahoo sports (a 5-2 win over #9 Miami in baseball, a 12-9 come-from-behind win over #14 Georgetown in lacrosse, a track meet, and a 502 victory over the Hokies in women’s tennis) was capped off by Virginia’s spring football game. Despite claims that it was “just another practice” and the efforts to create such an aura, a perceptible intensity pervaded the Carl Smith Center on Saturday evening. Following a widely criticized termination to last season, in which Director…

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UVa Basketball: 2015-2016 Preview

With Duke’s win over Wisconsin in the National Championship, another exciting season of college basketball has come to a close. Looking back, the 2014-2015 season was one where Virginia boasted a #2 ranking for a good part of the season and seemingly suffocated opponents with their shutdown defense. However, once tournament season came around, the Hoos seemingly dropped off the map. The sad fact is that all of the Cavaliers’ regular season success this year will be overshadowed by their inability to perform…

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UVa Guard to Transfer

First year guard B.J. Stith is leaving the University of Virginia basketball program after his first season. The Lawrenceville, VA native plans to continue his college career at Old Dominion University. “It is with great sadness that I’m leaving the University of Virginia,” Stith told Virginiasports.com. “I want to thank Coach Bennett, the entire basketball staff, my teammates and Cavalier Nation for allowing me to realize my life-long dream.” Prior to UVa, Stith attended prep basketball powerhouse Oak Hill Academy (VA) where…

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UVa March Madness

It’s finally every college basketball fan’s favorite time of the year. March Madness is in full swing as people are already picking up the pieces of their bracket. In just the first day, the tournament has already lived up to the hype. Two #3 seeds (Iowa State, Baylor) fell to #14 seeds, seven of the twelve games were decided by less than five points, and we saw two game-winning three-point shots, one of which was facilitated by a SMU goaltending. In regards…

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UVa Football 2015-2016 Preview

Now that Cavalier Football fans have had ample time to digest the team’s heartbreaking and season-ending loss to our bitter rivals, Virginia Tech, I feel it is time to move on and see how the team is shaping up for next season. The schedule looks to be one of the hardest UVa has scheduled in many years. Just like last year, the season will kick off with a game against UCLA. After the opener, UVa has a tough home test against a…

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UVa’s Randolph & Venson Win ACC Honors; Fall Short of ACC Title

The Virginia women’s basketball team concluded their regular season with a commanding 75-59 win against #8 Louisville this past Sunday. The Cavaliers finished their regular season with a record of 17-12. Following their winning season, the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) honored Virginia guards Faith Randolph and Mikayla Venson on Tuesday (March 3). UVa third-year guard Faith Randolph was voted second-team All-ACC. Randolph, who was named the ACC Sixth Player of the Year last season, was inserted into the starting lineup this season and…

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UVa Bracketology

While we are still two weeks away from Selection Sunday, March Madness is in full force at UVa. The battered, bruised, and face mask-donning Hoos came away with a 69-57 win last week over their in-state rivals Virginia Tech. And then UVa clinched the ACC regular season title and the number one seed in the ACC tournament with a win versus Syracuse this past Sunday. With a win against Louisville and a strong showing in the ACC tournament, UVa is all but…

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Virginia Baseball: Hoo’s Hoo So Far This Season

While the Virginia Men’s Basketball team continues to enjoy the fruits of their labour and to delight fans with what is now a 26-1 season, Virginia Baseball, currently ranked #1 by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, is humming along at 7-0. Recording series sweeps against East Carolina University and Marist as well as a win in a single game against La Salle, UVA Baseball has gotten off to a smooth start with road games. To the disappointment of local fans, snowy…

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