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News on Hoos in the pros, Jay Huff garners praise

Remember to vote Malcolm!

NFL: MAR 04 Scouting Combine Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Every weekday, we deliver UVA links outside of STL that you may have missed from the day before. It’s our look Around The Corner.

We are just three days away from men’s basketball’s showdown with No. 9 Florida State at John Paul Jones Arena! In the meantime, we have some links to help you get your Wahoo fill.

Panthers sign Blanding, Levrone to reserve/futures contracts (Carolina Panthers)

Just as the case with Kurt Benkert and the Atlanta Falcons, former Virginia Cavaliers Quin Blanding and Andre Levrone earned reserve/futures contracts with the Carolina Panthers on Monday. Both Blanding and Levrone, neither of whom saw action during this year’s NFL regular season, will look to make early impressions in the offseason.

Marshall coach praises Jay Huff (Daily Progress)

Dan D’Antoni, the head coach at Marshall University, endorsed forward Jay Huff following his 14 point, eight rebound performance on Sunday, noting, “He would fit us really well.” For UVA Head Coach Tony Bennett, though, he still wants to see the 7-foot-1 sophomore progress further, “He shows flashes, [...] he’s got to continue to become more consistent.”

Malcolm Brogdon is hoping to make his first all-star appearance this year after having a breakout third season with the Milwaukee Bucks; he currently stands as the only player in the NBA shooting above 50% in field goals, 40% in threes, and 90% from the free throw line. Vote for Malcolm below!

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