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.
Tweet of the Day:
Not a bad start for Virginia football.
It's back: My fake 64-team college football tournament, seeded by preseason FPI (blame @JBradEdwards, not me). Here are the matchups as we reduce the field from 64 to 16.— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) March 19, 2019
And a friendly reminder that this is all in good fun ... https://t.co/lxYqFxyfp6