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Virginia snaps 3-game skid with 63-58 win over Georgia Tech

Jan. 18, 2020 11:39 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Still a far cry from its national championship form, Virginia showed it hasn't forgotten how to grind out a tough victory. Mamadi Diakite and Jay Huff scored 17 points apiece as the defending champs snapped a three-game losing streak with a 63-58 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday night. The...

Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim (35) celebrates a three point basket along with teammate Syracuse guard Joseph Girard III, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Syracuse defeated Virginia 63-55. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Boeheim lifts Syracuse past No. 18 Virginia, 63-55 in OT

Jan. 11, 2020 7:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim and Syracuse had had enough of close losses. After losing to Notre Dame and Virginia Tech by a combined five points in their previous two games, the Orange entered overtime with a vengeance on Saturday and beat No. 18 Virginia 63-55. “Losing the last two...

Boston College guard Jared Hamilton (3) celebrates after winning a turnover against Virginia during late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 in Boston. Boston College upset Virginia 60-53. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Boston College upsets No. 18 Virginia, 60-53

Jan. 7, 2020 10:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Sloppy. Lethargic. Lukewarm effort. Lack of composure. Virginia coach Tony Bennett knows what the problems were in Tuesday night's loss to Boston College. Now he's got to fix them. “I think the tape's going to reveal some things that are going to hurt and sting,” Bennett said...

Virginia Tech guard Wabissa Bede (3) steals the ball from Virginia guard Kody Stattmann (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Clark, Key spark No. 19 Virginia past Hokies, 65-39

Jan. 4, 2020 5:22 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark‘s primary job as Virginia’s point guard is to set up teammates for opportunities to score. For one game, at least, the sophomore served as the primary scorer for the No. 19 Cavaliers. Clark scored a career-best 18 points to lead Virginia to a 65-39...

Navy forward Alec Loehr (25) is pressured by Virginia forwards Justin McKoy (4) and Jay Huff (30) during an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Clark helps No. 16 Virginia hold off Navy 65-56

Dec. 29, 2019 7:28 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Even with a cast on his surgically repaired left hand, Braxton Key is emerging as a player No. 16 Virginia needs to have on the floor. Key and Kihei Clark each had five points during a 12-0 second-half run and the Cavaliers overcame a sloppy effort to beat Navy 65-56. “I...

Maine guard Mykhailo Yagodin (1) attempts to pass the ball around Virginia center Francisco Caffaro (22) during an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Diakite, Huff lead No. 7 Virginia past Maine, 46-26

Nov. 27, 2019 7:54 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Defending national champion Virginia is still unbeaten, but now has a significant loss to contend with. Braxton Key, a starting guard and perhaps the Cavaliers’ most versatile player, watched from the bench with a sling on his surgically repaired wrist on Wednesday as...