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April 5 Rotunda Roundup - Former Hoo Jeff Jones to Coach ODU

Old Dominion hires a former UVA stud, the track team heads out west, lacrosse has a busy weekend ahead, and "The Building of a Program" makes an anticipated return.

Newly hired ODU and former Wahoo Jeff Jones with the "power point."
Newly hired ODU and former Wahoo Jeff Jones with the "power point."
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American's Jeff Jones named head men's basketball coach at Old Dominion -
Congrats to former American head coach and UVA alum Jeff Jones on landing the head coaching gig with Old Dominion. Now, let's make sure he knows to tell the Monarchs to lay down in meaningless mid-season games that burst Virginia's bubble hopes come March. (Sorry, still bitter).

'The Building of a Program' returns with three final episodes | Augusta Free Press
As a huge fan of HBO's Hard Knocks, I love how Virginia football is the featured team of Comcast SportsNet's "The Building of a Program." Hearing that an additional three spring episodes will air over the weekend makes me even more happy. Long live football documentaries!

The Cavalier Daily :: No. 11 Virginia welcomes defending champ Northwestern
You know what they say. To be the best, you have to beat the best. That is exactly the mindset of the Virginia Cavaliers women's lacrosse team, which faces reigning national champion and perennial powerhouse Northwestern on Sunday at Klockner Stadium. With a stellar home crowd, nothing is impossible for the No. 11 Hoos.

UVA Men's Lax Facing 'Must Win' Game Against UNC - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

You never like to toss out the term "must-win," but let's not kid ourselves, folks. This is a must-win. Saturday's home matchup versus the UNC Tar Heels is a big-time game for Virginia's NCAA Tournament hopes. Plus, bragging rights over the Heels is never a bad thing.

Track & Field Travels West for Tri-Meet with Cal and Michigan - VIRGINIASPORTS.COM - The University of Virginia Official Athletic Site
Coming off solid indoor campaigns, the men's and women's track teams will head west for the weekend to Berkeley, California to compete in a try-meet versus Cal and Michigan. As a former high school trackie, the short shorts always give me the chills. Ah, memories...