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How Far Can Virginia Go in the NCAA Tournament?

No one is safe during March Madness. Over half of the games that were played on Thursday and Friday featured wins by the lower seeded of the two teams. Some of the biggest losses occurred on Friday, including Mercer shocking the Duke Blue Devils and Stephen F. Austin stunning the college world with a miraculous shot against Virginia Commonwealth, leading them to a victory in overtime. With the vulnerability of college basketball giants in the NCAA Tournament, how far can Virginia go?

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UVa Shocks Pitt, Holds 2nd Place in the ACC

UVa down’s the #18 Pittsburgh Panthers on their home court to improve to 8-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The high profile game was won with late game heroics by Malcolm Brogdon, who hit a 3-pointer with only 0.4 left in regulation.

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The Five UVa Alumni in the NFL Playoffs

After the Seattle Seahawk’s crushing victory over the Denver Broncos, the University of Virginia and Peyton Manning fans everywhere went to bed last night dreaming about what could have been. As the Virginia Advocate reported earlier this year, Peyton Manning is the commencement speaker for the Class of 2014. Although he will have one less Super Bowl ring and MVP award under his belt, the University will no doubt give one of the greatest National Football League (NFL) quarterbacks of all time a…

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A Wahoowa for Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLVIII

This upcoming Sunday, February 2nd, is the annual day of crowding around a TV with friends and family, drinking beer, and indulging in all the joys that Super Bowl Sunday brings. This year the contest is between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. Commonly referred to, among football fans, as an American national holiday, this year’s game has something to offer for all those at the University, whether they are a fan of either team or not and especially for the graduating class of 2014.

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Virginia Routs Tech, Continues ACC Dominance

Virginia handles Virginia Tech to improve to 6-1 in conference play. Behind excellent ball distribution and stifling defense, the Cavaliers reach their best conference record in over 30 years.

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Intramural Sports at UVa

UVa is home to nationally recognized varsity and club level sports teams.  However, the University also offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of intramural (IM) sports. And with options ranging from the traditional, like basketball and soccer, to the more unconventional, like inner-tube water polo and wiffleball, IM sports offer something for everyone. IM sports give students the opportunity to compete alongside their peers on creatively-named teams for a chance to win IM championship t-shirts and to have their…

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Handball: An Exciting New Sport On Grounds

Combining the physicality of hockey and rugby, the style of soccer, and the athleticism of water polo, team handball is one of the fastest growing and most exciting sports in the world. Many may think of a squash-like game called handball in which players use their hands to swat a ball off a wall. However, team handball is an entirely different sport, involving six players and a goalie on each team vying to score more than their opponents. Now, team handball is coming to the University of Virginia, and Wahoos can experience the sport firsthand.

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The Game that Could Change Everything

Virginia is looking for its first Atlantic Coast Conference win against the Virginia Tech Hokies when they come into Charlottesville on November 30

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UVa Wrestling Upsets Virginia Tech

John Paul Jones arena was far from packed on the afternoon of November 24th, but the fans who did come to see the Virginia Cavaliers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies in the ultimate wrestling match-up certainly did not leave disappointed. UVa was ranked fifteenth nationally, whereas Tech was ranked #8; as UVa had not beaten Tech since 2007, Tech was clearly the anticipated winner of the meet.

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Back of the Pack: Virginia Looks to Improve in Second Half of Season

Saturday’s game against Duke was definitely a tale of two halves; unfortunately, this spelled disaster for Cavalier fans as they saw the Duke Blue Devils score thirty-five unanswered points to keep Virginia winless in the ACC through the first half of the season.

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