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Cavaliers Journal: February 28, 2010 - March 6, 2010

Maryland 74, Virginia 68

Virginia falls below .500, Sylven Landesberg is suspended, Tony Bennett gets the first technical foul of his career at a bad time. Much to discuss -- it should be a fun few days on Cavaliers Journal. Before then, I'm curious...

By Zach Berman  |  March 6, 2010; 1:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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UPDATED -- Sylven Landesberg suspended for remainder of season

Virginia guard Sylven Landesberg has been suspended for the remainder of the season for "failure to live up his academic obligations." He might have played in his final game in a Virginia uniform. Throughout the season, there's been speculation Landesberg...

By Zach Berman  |  March 6, 2010; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Virginia men await senior day, women lose on first day

Virginia bids farewell to its seniors this afternoon, and the Cavaliers can only hope it goes like last year. Coach Tony Bennett wants one for the seniors, although he would likely just settle for passion from a group that has...

By Zach Berman  |  March 6, 2010; 9:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia's top-ranked baseball team loses to Wright State

It's baseball, and teams lose. So Friday's 2-1 loss to Wright State does not signal much other than a bad day for Virginia's baseball team. But when the ace pitches -- and Danny Hultzen had an outstanding game, striking out...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 10:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Virginia football to scrimmage in Norfolk on March 27

Here's further evidence of how serious Mike London is about restoring the Virginia name in the Tidewater region: The Cavaliers will scrimmage on March 27 at Old Dominion University. It will be open to fans and provides an opportunity to...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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London makes position changes, prepares to begin spring practice

Just finished up with Coach Mike London, who's ready to get going for the beginning of spring practice on March 15. There will be updates between now and then, but let's knock some of the news out of the way...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 3:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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No. 2 Virginia men's lacrosse prepares for No. 1 Syracuse

Once basketball season and the NCAA tournament concludes, Cavaliers Journal will delve into men's lacrosse, baseball and spring football. But Sunday's lacrosse game between No. 2 Virginia and No. 1 Syracuse cannot be ignored, considering it's likely to be the...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Tony Bennett discusses seniors

Saturday will be a different type of senior day for Virginia, considering Coach Tony Bennett has spent only one year with the three scholarship seniors. Former football coach Al Groh used to provide an interesting perspective about senior day, explaining...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Managing personalities and players who want more playing time

In a recent radio show, Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett asked lacrosse coach Dom Starsia about the toughest part of coaching. Starsia said it was dealing with players who want to play more and have a larger role on the...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 10:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Solomon Tat's contributes, although senior class uninspiring

Virginia senior Solomon Tat exhibited the effort Tony Bennett wants from all U-Va. players during the most minutes of his season. He's part of a recruiting class that has done little with the Cavaliers. Monica Wright was named ACC player...

By Zach Berman  |  March 5, 2010; 7:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Monica Wright wins ACC player of the year

Monica Wright becomes the first U-Va. player to win the award since 1996. Here's the official release: Virginia senior guard Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, the league announced Thursday (March 4)....

By Zach Berman  |  March 4, 2010; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia's ACC tournament scenarios

For those who enjoyed Wednesday's game between Virginia and Boston College -- all three of you, raise your hands -- here's some good news: You'll most likely see that matchup again on Thursday in Greensboro, N.C., in the first round...

By Zach Berman  |  March 4, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Mike Scott better off bench

For the first time this season, Virginia forward Mike Scott came off the bench during Wednesday night's loss to Boston College. The new role was a result of Scott's struggles the past two games, when he was a combined 0...

By Zach Berman  |  March 4, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Landesberg returns, still feels effects from injury

Just a reminder: Come chat with The Post's Eric Prisbell on March Madness today at noon. Tony Bennett glanced at the box score in front of him, saw Sylven Landesberg's minutes played (36) and observed it was a lot of...

By Zach Berman  |  March 4, 2010; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Another loss for the men, Monica Wright shines for the women

After Virginia's eighth consecutive loss, the only glimmer of hope awaits next season. Bennett has accepted these lumps early in his tenure at Virginia, but they will not be accepted once players such as Billy Baron become veterans. Perhaps the...

By Zach Berman  |  March 4, 2010; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Boston College 68, Virginia 55

...Different day, same result. Mike Scott played well. Sylven Landesberg played. Virginia cannot wait until next season. As usual, more to come tomorrow. Until then, leave comments below or e-mail me at bermanz@washpost.com....

By Zach Berman  |  March 4, 2010; 12:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Live from Conte Forum...

...And I'm one of the only ones. It's a small crowd here for Boston College's Senior Night. Two bad teams and a 9 p.m. tip-off, and this is what you get. A few quick notes... - Sylven Landesberg is playing....

By Zach Berman  |  March 3, 2010; 9:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Have Virginia's players sold out...

...or whatever you would consider the opposite of "buying in"? When Virginia was 5-2 in the conference and tied for first place in the ACC last month, the Cavaliers' players were praised for "buying in" to Coach Tony Bennett and...

By Zach Berman  |  March 3, 2010; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tristan Spurlock speculation intensifies in final week

As much as coaches exist in a bubble, they're more aware of outside opinion than they often let on to the public. One of the most discussed subplots surrounding Virginia basketball in the past three weeks has been freshman Tristan...

By Zach Berman  |  March 3, 2010; 2:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia at Boston College preview

Virginia at Boston College When: 9 p.m. Where: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Mass. TV: ESPNU. Radio: WTNT (570 AM). Records: Cavaliers 14-13, 5-9 ACC; Eagles 14-14, 5-9. Will he play?: Guard Sylven Landesberg missed the first game of his career...

By Zach Berman  |  March 3, 2010; 9:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Jerome Meyinsse in final days, Billy Baron awaits first day

With two games remaining in the regular season, Virginia senior Jerome Meyinsse looks to finish his college career on a high note. For that to happen, the Cavaliers must discover shooting efficiency. Virginia fans have become used to losing in...

By Zach Berman  |  March 3, 2010; 5:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Billy Baron commits to Virginia, search for 6th scholarship begins

Worcester (Mass.) Academy guard Billy Baron has committed to play for Virginia next season, becoming the sixth member of Tony Bennett's first recruiting class. What makes Baron's commitment most interesting is that Virginia only has five scholarships available, so Baron's...

By Zach Berman  |  March 2, 2010; 9:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia baseball game vs. Jame Madison cancelled

Here's the official release... CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia-James Madison baseball game, scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, has been cancelled because of inclement weather. Fans with tickets to the game may: (a) exchange their ticket in advance for a General...

By Zach Berman  |  March 2, 2010; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Will Virginia add a sixth player to 2010 recruiting class?

The question about Virginia's future point guard situation has been raised in this space, and there's been buzz recently indicating that the possibility remains of adding a sixth player to the 2010 recruiting class. Of course, that would mean a...

By Zach Berman  |  March 2, 2010; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Mike Scott's scoring struggles remain a mystery

In the past two games, Mike Scott has played 34 minutes. He has attempted 13 field goals. And he's scored zero points. Virginia was losing by double-digit margins even while Scott had good games, but his recent disappearance has befuddled...

By Zach Berman  |  March 2, 2010; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Meyinsse tries to fill final days with Virginia

Jerome Meyinsse is a smart man, and he's aware that his four-year career on the Virginia men's basketball is coming to a close. Barring a miracle at the ACC tournament, Meyinsse has two regular season games and however many ACC...

By Zach Berman  |  March 2, 2010; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia slips to No. 11 in Atlantic 11 poll, Tony Bennett tries to find bright spots

We'll start this morning with the Atlantic 11 poll, where Virginia dropped to No. 11 as the team continues its losing streak. Despite the losses, Coach Tony Bennett is in search of bright spots. That's not hard for women's basketball...

By Zach Berman  |  March 2, 2010; 8:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Jerome Meyinsse wins $5,000 post-graduate scholarship

Less than 24 hours after scoring a career-high 21 points, Virginia senior forward Jerome Meyinsse was one of 40 ACC athletes awarded the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, which provides a $5,000 post-graduate scholarship. Meyinsse has been one of the top players for...

By Zach Berman  |  March 1, 2010; 4:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Coach K on Tony Bennett: 'I do not see how it won’t work out'

After Virginia lost to Duke on Sunday, Cavaliers Coach Tony Bennett said the Blue Devils are "a program you aspire to be like." But Duke reached these heights after the foundation was set by Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Krzyzewski was asked...

By Zach Berman  |  March 1, 2010; 1:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update on Sylven Landesberg

Sylven Landesberg desperately wanted to play on Sunday against Duke. More than two hours before the game, I sat courtside watching Landesberg go through shooting drills. He was hitting shots, but was not running. Landesberg did not come out with...

By Zach Berman  |  March 1, 2010; 12:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia men lose without a star, women win with star

A busy of morning of stories after the Virginia men's basketball team lost without star Sylven Landesberg, and the women's basketball team won on star Monica Wright's Senior Day. Tony Bennett keeps his eyes on the big picture, and even...

By Zach Berman  |  March 1, 2010; 9:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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FINAL: Duke 67, Virginia 49

Sylven Landesberg sits out against the No. 5 team in the nation, and that's what happens. More to come tomorrow, including Coach K on Tony Bennett's rebuilding effort at Virginia. Meantime, please send thoughts to bermanz@washpost.com. Here are some post-game...

By Zach Berman  |  February 28, 2010; 10:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Live from JPJA: Landesberg will not start

Well, there's news. Virginia guard Sylven Landesberg will not start and might not play because of his thigh injury. He shot around before fans entered the arena, but was not with the team during the formal warm-ups. Here's your starting...

By Zach Berman  |  February 28, 2010; 7:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Ritchie McKay's move up in a move down, Tony Bennett could learn from Coach K

Virginia associate head coach Ritchie McKay is in his first year as an assistant after 13 years as a head coach. On the day the Cavaliers play Duke, perhaps Tony Bennett can learn from Duke's past. Certainly, Bennett and Mike...

By Zach Berman  |  February 28, 2010; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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