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August 13 Rotunda Roundup: Virginia Football, Basketball Links Galore

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Not too much happened over this past weekend, but we're spending today's Rotunda Roundup with a focus on the two big money makers, football and basketball.

Virginia Falls 102-97 to Belgian Club Gembo | VirginiaSports.com
The Virginia men's basketball team suffered a 102-97 loss to Belgian club Gembo on Saturday night at Sporthal Luisbekelaar. Hoos are now 1-2 in their European tour, which I'm pretty sure is now how this is supposed to go.

Growing Pains Continue for 'Hoos in Europe | VirginiaSports.com
A lot of reasons and/or excuses to explain the most recent loss in Europe, including crazy-colored courts and local parades throwing the Hoos off their game.

Sims making splash in first week of U.Va. practices | Richmond Times-Dispatch
Before Phillip Sims left Alabama, he sat down for a chat with his coach. Nick Saban asked the quarterback if he would still be leaving for Virginia if he were the Crimson Tide's starter...

Son of former U.Va. top gun emerging | Fredericksburg.com
True freshman Mike Moore, son of All-American QB and UVA assistant coach Shawn Moore, is looking to make a name for himself.

Cavaliers ponder strategy with new kickoff rules | Cavalier Insider
Starting this season, the NCAA Football Rules Committee moved kickoffs to the 35-yard line instead of the 30. Also, touchbacks will now be brought out to the 25 instead of the 20. Let the strategies begin.