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Clark, Gardner lift No. 3 Virginia past James Madison, 55-50

Dec. 06, 2022 23:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark scored 18 points, Jayden Gardner had 14 points and eight rebounds, and No. 3 Virginia beat feisty in-state rival James Madison 55-50 on Tuesday night. The Cavaliers (8-0), who lost starting guard Reece Beekman to a right leg injury early in...

Clark's 18 lift No. 3 Virginia past Florida St in ACC opener

Dec. 03, 2022 17:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton paid Kihei Clark a huge compliment in the handshake line after the fifth-year point guard helped lead No. 3 Virginia over the Seminoles 62-57. “I'll be glad when you go,” Hamilton said he told...

Antisemitic celebrities stoke fears of normalizing hate

Dec. 03, 2022 10:54 AM EST

A surge of anti-Jewish vitriol, spread by a world-famous rapper, an NBA star and other prominent people, is stoking fears that public figures are normalizing hate and ramping up the risk of violence in a country already experiencing a sharp increase in antisemitism. Leaders of the...

Virginia football team to attend 3rd funeral in 5 days

Nov. 28, 2022 18:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's football team will travel to its third funeral in five days Wednesday to honor the life of Lavel Davis Jr., who was fatally shot on a bus along with two teammates after they returned to campus from a field trip. Davis, 20, and teammates...

Gardner helps No. 5 Virginia beat Md-Eastern Shore 72-45

Nov. 25, 2022 20:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 26 points and nearly matched Maryland-Eastern Shore's point total in the first half Friday night as No. 5 Virginia beat the Hawks 72-45 in its first home game since three football players were killed 12 days ago. The Cavaliers wore...

Virginia cancels game against rival Virginia Tech following death of three football players on campus

Nov. 21, 2022 20:45 PM EST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia cancels game against rival Virginia Tech following death of three football players on campus.

Virginia honors slain players in memorial service on campus

Nov. 19, 2022 19:10 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thousands of people joined Virginia’s football team, coaches and staff Saturday in honoring three players who were shot dead as they returned from a field trip last weekend. Lavel Davis Jr., D’Sean Perry and Devin Chandler were remembered during a...

Virginia basketball back on court, honors shooting victims

Nov. 18, 2022 22:54 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kadin Shedrick welcomed Virginia's escape to Las Vegas, 2,300 miles away from Charlottesville and the horror of the past week, as the campus mourned the shooting deaths of three Cavaliers football players. Shedrick and his teammates honored their fallen fellow...

Medical Examiner: Slain UVA students were shot in the head

Nov. 17, 2022 20:22 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia football players who were shot on a bus as they returned from a field trip each died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The cause of death for Lavel Davis Jr., D’Sean Perry and...

Universities focus on athletes' mental health after crises

Nov. 17, 2022 09:06 AM EST

Police awoke Indiana State athletic director Sherard Clinksdale early on Aug. 21 with tragic news. Two of the university’s football players, and another student, had died in a car accident. Clinksdale immediately began devising a plan to console and support the teammates and...