Our big countdown kept rolling on Thursday, with Pierce detailing the ACC’s top ten freshmen heading into 2019-20. On the football front, we released Week 7’s Power Rankings and issued “The Column” preview for the Duke game.
Mamadi Diakite was named to the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award watch list yesterday. The annual honor recognizes the top power forward in Division I men’s basketball following the completion of the season.
On Thursday, Kyle Guy was officially added to Chris Long’s Waterboys initiative, which sees professional athletes help bring clean, drinking water to communities in need. Guy joins fellow UVA basketball alums Malcolm Brogdon, Justin Anderson, and Joe Harris in the cause.