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Track & Field star, men’s basketball coaching staff recognized

NCAA Basketball: Louisville at Virginia Geoff Burke-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.

Just two more days until the Virginia Cavaliers open up play against Gardner-Webb in the NCAA Tournament! In the meantime, let’s check out some of those new links:

Indoor Track & Field Season Awards Announced (Atlantic Coast Conference)

Following a memorable season that included a new ACC record and an NCAA championship in the triple jump competition, Virginia’s Jordan Scott was named the conference’s Indoor Field Performer of the Year yesterday.

Movin’ Up: Former Student Manager Now a Key Part of Basketball Staff (UVA Today)

A great story on Virginia alum Johnny Carpenter’s journey from student manager to director of player personnel on the men’s basketball team staff.

Ranking 2019 NCAA tournament coaches as players, 1-68 (ESPN)

On this year’s list of NCAA Tournament coaches as players, Virginia head man Tony Bennett ranked fourth. Bennett, who has steered UVA to a 29-3 record and a No. 1 seed so far this season, played in 152 NBA games in his professional career.

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Not a bad start for Virginia football.