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New Virginia Coach Looks Toward Recruiting

Virginia's new basketball coach had three priorities when he first took his new job. Nearly all tied into recruiting. Tony Bennett wanted to keep two recruits in the fold, including second-team All-Met Tristan Spurlock from Word of Life Academy in Springfield. He wanted to hire coaches who knew the region, eventually landing former American U. assistant and Virginia player Jason Williford. And he wanted to get to know his players and prospective recruits.

Bennett's next task in rebuilding the program?

"Recruiting," he answered, without a moment of hesitation. "Familiarizing yourself with the university. Just basically getting to work doing what coaches do when they are trying to build teams."

By Josh Barr  | May 27, 2009; 12:49 PM ET
Categories:  Basketball  
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As long as Bennett and UVA hurts Maryland recruiting - that would be fantastic.

Maryland will finish with a 15-16 record this upcoming season.

No NCAA bid

No NIT bid

Carolina Blue - Carolina WHITE - Go Tar Heels - Let's go Tar Heels !

Posted by: hclark1 | May 27, 2009 3:24 PM | Report abuse

yo hclark1, what is up with your crazy hate for maryland man. Im a duke fan myself and don't really care for maryland but your hate of the terps is something i have never seen. you would think all your hate would be directed to the Blue Devil nation. i just want to know how did this hate come to be?

Posted by: ykifle22 | May 28, 2009 10:32 AM | Report abuse

Don't feed the little troll, and he/she/it will go away,,,

Posted by: Towson_Tiger | May 31, 2009 7:56 PM | Report abuse

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