Virginia Rumors & News

  • Braxton Key transferring from Alabama to Virginia

    ESPN "Virginia has landed Alabama transfer Braxton Key. The 6-foot-8 sophomore forward told ESPN he has chosen to play for Tony Bennett and the Cavaliers. Key averaged 7 points and 5.3 rebounds this past season after missing the first 10 games following knee surgery. He averaged 12 points and 5.7..." May 06

  • Kyle Guy says Virginia received death threats after UMBC upset

    Sportsnaut "Sports have a way of bringing out the worst emotions in angry fans. Kyle Guy and the Virginia basketball team experienced that scary side after losing in the first round of the 2018 NCAA tournament. In a post on Facebook, Guy said the Cavaliers needed a police escort and went into the team’s..." April 25

  • De'Andre Hunter plans to return to Virginia for sophomore season

    ACC Sports "Who needs college basketball insiders? De’Andre Hunter decided to break the story himself; on his Twitter page, the ACC’s Sixth Man of the Year announced that he plans to return to Virginia for the 2018-19 season. Before missing Virginia’s NCAA Tournament loss to UMBC, due to a wrist injury,..." April 20

  • Virginia head coach Tony Bennett named 2018 Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year

    NCAA "Virginia head coach Tony Bennett has been named the 2018 Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year. It’s the second time Bennett has won the award in his career; the first came in 2007, when he was the head coach at Washington State. Bennett’s Cavaliers set a program record with 31 wins this..." April 02

  • Virginia coach Tony Bennett concedes 'thorough butt-whooping'

    ESPN "Coach Tony Bennett couldn't explain it any better Friday night. His Virginia Cavaliers, who became the first No. 1 seed to fall to a No. 16 in NCAA tournament history, simply were outmatched. "We got our butts whipped," Bennett told CBS after the Cavaliers' 74-54 loss to the UMBC Retrievers...." March 17