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Mailbag: Tournament chances, Beekman’s breakout, reasons for optimism

The Virginia basketball team is halfway through their 30-game season, currently sitting with a 9-6 overall record (3-2 in conference play). Here are the answers to four fan questions from Twitter, and five more responses to questions from the Locker Room Access forums. What is our path to the Tournament this year? What needs to […]

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Announcing the first-ever Locker Room Access Showcase

After months of planning and preparation, we are happy to announce the first-ever Locker Room Access Showcase, featuring four high school basketball squads with ties to the University of Virginia. You can reserve your FREE tickets to the Locker Room Access Showcase by clicking on this link. The event is brought to you by DR1VEN […]

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Hoos Going Pro: New Kids on the Block Show Out

Kyle Guy, Miami Heat After beginning the season with the Cleveland Charge, Kyle Guy received an NBA call-up from the Heat after they lost quite a few players to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. The Virginia legend and deadeye shooter wasted no time proving that he belongs in the league. For a Miami Heat […]

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Five reasons for excitement as Virginia enters ACC play

Tomorrow, Virginia basketball officially enters the heart of their season, tipping off ACC play against Pittsburgh at John Paul Jones Arena. After a potentially dangerous road game in front of a sold-out James Madison crowd and one final non-conference tune-up at home against Farleigh Dickinson, things really kick into high gear as the Hoos dive […]

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Tale of the Tape: Five takeaways from Virginia’s season opener

Virginia opened their season Tuesday night with a 66-58 loss at home against Navy. The team couldn’t overcome a second-half cold stretch to come back against a hot Navy lineup, but the first game of the year certainly wasn’t a referendum on the year this Virginia team can have. HoozGotNext already put together a great […]

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Hoos Going Pro: Hunter Shines Defensively; Brogdon’s All-Star Chances

Malcolm Brogdon, Indiana Pacers After a tumultuous offseason in Indiana, Malcolm Brogdon has come out firing to start the new NBA season. He’s averaging 23.4 points on a career-high 19 shot attempts per game as of October 29, five games into the new year. Brogdon has also stepped up as a facilitator for the new-look […]

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Five takeaways from Virginia’s Blue-White scrimmage

Photo courtesy of Matt Riley – UVA Athletics. The Virginia men’s basketball team played their first public game of the 2021-22 hoops season in front of fans at John Paul Jones Arena in their annual Blue-White scrimmage. Here are five takeaways about the team this season from the event: 1. The two new transfers are […]

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Preseason Mailbag: Offensive schemes, when Reece will take over, Igor’s upside

We are officially one week from Virginia tipoff (well, at least unofficially, with the Blue-White Scrimmage scheduled for Sunday, October 17) and still have plenty of questions about how this team will look after an offseason of change. In this preseason edition of the mailbag, I take a look at a few overarching questions about […]

CONTINUE READING Preseason Mailbag: Offensive schemes, when Reece will take over, Igor’s upside 12 min read

Hoos Going Pro: Preseason Check-In

Despite not landing a five-star recruit in the Tony Bennett era, Virginia basketball has 12 players currently in the NBA — more than every school except Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, or Texas. No matter which team these players end up on in the Association, they’ll always be Virginia Cavaliers and representatives of the program in my mind, […]

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