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UVA celebrates regular season, more postseason awards nods before ACC Tournament

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It’s a good week for Virginia basketball.

NCAA Basketball: Louisville at Virginia Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday the ‘Hoos brought home a host of ACC honors, with Tony Bennett taking coach of the year honors and De’Andre Hunter was the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year and an All-ACC First Team nod alongside Kyle Guy. Ty Jerome made All-ACC Second Team. We also took a look at Virginia’s steady No. 2 ranking this week going into the NCAA Tournament and what’s at stake for the Cavaliers.

Here’s what else is happening around the corner.

As honors pile up, UVA celebrates a regular season worth remembering (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Saturday’s win over the Orange marked another ACC title for Virginia, but it was also the regular season culmination of a tremendous season.

Postseason Awards: 2018-19 All-America Teams, Player of the Year, Coach of the Year (NBC Sports)

NBCSports has Hunter in their first-team All-America class, arguing that he’s the “second-best player in the country this season behind Zion.” Heck yeah. Ty Jerome got a third-team mention.

Alhambra Classic: Eight Hot Takes (Rivals)

Rivals has a hot take about Virginia-commit Casey Morsell, who impressed at the Alhambra Classic this week.

UVA Scores Game-Changing Verbal Commitment (SwimSwam)

No. 2 recruit Alex Walsh has announced her verbal commitment to Virginia swimming and diving’s 2020 class.

TOTD:

Ty Jerome is also the ACC’s Player of the Week after dropping 24 points against Syracuse on Saturday.