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Ty Jerome taking Kihei Clark under his wing, Nigel Johnson inks G-League deal, lacrosse gets awards noms

It’s Friday.

NCAA Basketball: Battle 4 Atlantis Championship-Wisconsin vs Virginia Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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.

The ‘Hoos are still rolling as March Madness inches closer and closer. Virginia secured a win over Georgia Tech on Wednesday–and unlocked the 15th Pack Line Pledge–as they improved to 25–2 on the season. With a game against Pitt on deck for the weekend, here’s what’s happening in the world of Virginia sports. Happy Friday, everyone.

Ty Jerome’s guidance paying dividends for Virginia freshman PG Kihei Clark (The Daily Progress)

Ty Jerome has been instrumental in Virginia basketball’s success the last two seasons–but he’s also been key in the development of the Cavaliers future floor general, Kihei Clark. Tony Bennett compared the relationship to that of Jerome and former Virginia star London Perrantes.

With Demolition Looming, University Hall Scanned, Photographed Into History (UVAToday)

For those who want to reminisce on the good ole’ U-Hall days, the virtual reality lab in Virginia’s Clemons Library can take you through a tour of the iconic building even after it’s demolished.

College lacrosse: 2019 Tewaaraton Award announces men’s and women’s watch lists (NCAA.com)

Dox Aitken and Michael Kraus have made the watch list on the men’s side of things while Virginia women’s lacrosse players Maggie Jackson and Sammy Muhller also got nods.

OK so technically this isn’t a Tweet... but Instagram is close enough, right? Former Virginia guard Nigel Johnson inked a deal with the Washington Wizards G-League affiliate on Thursday.

TOTD:

Carla Williams and Coach Hagans just hanging in Hampton Roads.