Virginia returns from Covid hiatus, dunks William & Mary
FILE - Virginia head coach Tony Bennett directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Charlottesville, Va., in this Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, file photo. I talked to them about our two pillars I said, ‘Will you be humble and will you be passionate today. I’ve been fortunate enough as a coach at Washington State to play against the good Gonzaga teams. They’re a very good team, a very talented team. I think we really just missed each other a lot and we’re all just happy to play with each other again.
Hokies place two on All-ACC first team
(AP Photo/Nell Redmond)Greensboro, NC – Atlantic Coast Conference champion Clemson and fellow College Football Playoff selection Notre Dame lead the 2020 All-ACC Football Teams announced on Tuesday. Boston College, Miami, North Carolina and Pitt followed with seven selections each, and NC State had six. ACC leading rusher Michael Carter of North Carolina (1,245 yards/8.0 yards per carry) is the other first-team running back. Notre Dame tackle Liam Eichenberg, announced earlier Tuesday as the 2020 Jacobs Blocking Trophy winner, led the offensive line voting. Divine Deablo of Virginia Tech and Kyle Hamilton of Notre Dame were tabbed at the safety positions.
Cavs hoping to keep potent ‘Heels offense in check
Virginia’s trip to South Florida confirmed that the Cavaliers have the foundation to withstand the storm of a top 15 ranked opponent. But the five point loss, while a morale victory, still left the Cavs at a disappointing 1-4. The momentum in Miami centered around the return of starting quarterback Brennan Armstrong. The lefty dual threat signal caller brings the skills and the leadership to make the Cavs a much more dangerous group. The 'Heels check in 4-1 and ranked 15th, sporting a total offense that’s averaging 531 yards and nearly 38 points per game--that’s 8th in the nation.
UVA hopes to weather the big play Hurricanes’ storm
UVA returned 9 starters from last year’s Orange Bowl squad, but they’ve fallen victim to a bushel of big plays to the tune of allowing nearly 35 points per game. The 4-1 Hurricanes counter with the big play swag that they were known for in their heyday. So going oh and four in your favorite stadium is probably not a great way to go out. So for me I’m excited for the opportunity and playing a great team and a great stadium I think guys are already to kind of get off the Schneid,” Virginia senior linebacker Charles Snowden says. The Cavaliers take on the Hurricanes beginning Saturday night at 8 p.m. from Miami Gardens, Florida.
Lord Botetourt’s Dewease earns number in Bronco’s program
The system is why is speaks volumes that former Lord Botetourt standout Jake Dewease earned his number -- 51 last week. Jake just tries hard every day. He just tries hard which is so valuable for life. He’s tough, he’s competitive and he just tries hard every single day. Now a redshirt freshman with the Cavaliers, Dewease was a 2-time all-state defensive back and all-state wide receiver under coach Jamie Harless at Lord Botetourt.