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Men’s basketball, track and field star turning heads, Matt Schaub inks new deal

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NCAA Basketball: Battle 4 Atlantis-Dayton vs Virginia Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

On Saturday morning, Ryan published his latest bracket prediction, slotting Virginia in as the #1 overall seed. The Hoos followed up such a distinction by holding serve at home later in the day, dominating a struggling Pittsburgh team, 73-49. Also on the afternoon, men’s lacrosse defeated another ACC foe, coming from behind on the road to beat No. 12 Syracuse, 15-14.

Malcolm Brogdon: ‘People think if you’re black you can’t be both educated and a sportsman’ (The Guardian)

Malcolm Brogdon spoke with Donald McRae of The Guardian, touching on his team’s - the Milwaukee Bucks - rise to the top of the NBA standings, the African American’s role in politics and sports, and his fight against poverty.

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named junior Jordan Scott the Southeast Region’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year on Friday. Scott, who boasts both a school and ACC record with his 16.90m jump in February’s Tiger Paw Invitational, is the second Cavalier to earn the distinction.

Sam Vecenie’s NBA Draft Big Board update: Newest top 100, version 3.0 – The Athletic ($)

Both redshirt sophomore De’Andre Hunter and junior Ty Jerome jumped up in Sam Vecenie of The Athletic’s latest mock draft, as they were projected as, respectively, the fifth and twenty-seventh picks overall.

The Atlanta Falcons and former Virginia quarterback Matt Schaub agreed to a two-year contract extension on Saturday. Schaub, who has spent the past three years backing up Falcons starter Matt Ryan, will enter his sixteenth season in 2019.


UVA commit Kadin Shedrick threw down a thunderous one-handed jam over a defender in a game last Thursday night. Check the link in the tweet to see exactly how it transpired.