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Virginia Women's Basketball Coach Joanne Boyle returning for 2016-17

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According to a report from the Daily Progress' Andrew Ramspacher, UVa womens' basketball coach Joanne Boyle will return for a sixth season on Grounds.

Virginia is likely to miss the NCAA tournament this season; they have not gone dancing since the second-to-last year of Debbie Ryan's tenure.

Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage told the Progress in an email, "One of our goals for the athletics department is to win conference and national championships. No one wants this more than Coach Boyle. I believe that winning is a process so after the season we will continue our discussions about how we can improve and achieve at those levels."

Virginia is 16-14 this season, and 6-10 in the ACC. Overall, Boyle is 88-70 in Charlottesville, with a 36-46 mark in league play.

Her first Virginia team reached the quarterfinals of the 2011 Women's NIT, and lost in the first round last year.

The Hoos are the No. 9 seed for the ACC tournament and will take on No. 8 Duke Thursday afternoon.