Virginia is officially in a funk. The Cavaliers have now lost four in a row and six of their last eight after Monday night's overtime loss to Miami, a team that's now vastly improved its standing while veering away from the bubble. Nevertheless, UVA could probably lose out and still be in the field of 68. But it's the Cavs' seeding that's been taken a beating. Once in the No. 2 seed range, they're now at the No. 5 line — which remember is upset city against a 12-seed Cinderella, typically — and flirting with a No. 6 seed. For a program that won the ACC in 2014 and 2015 and went to the Elite Eight last season, this is the first time in a while a Tony Bennett-steered Virginia team has fallen from
Two months after deciding to leave Notre Dame, John Montelus officially has a new college football home. On its official Twitter account Tuesday, Virginia announced that Montelus has signed his grant-in-aid papers with the university and will play his final season for the Cavaliers. As a graduate transfer, the offensive lineman is eligible to play immediately. Over his four seasons with the Fighting Irish, Montelus played in just six games. A four-star 2013 recruit, Montelus was rated as the No. 8 guard in the country and the the No. 1 player at any position in the state of Massachusetts. Montelus is actually one of two Irish linemen joining the Cavaliers as transfers, with Colin McGovern confirming
Texas freshman Jarrett Allen showed why he was a McDonald’s All-American and NBA Draft prospect on Monday night as the big man put down a ferocious dunk on a West Virginia defender. Just the sheer force of that dunk was impressive and Allen used all of his wingspan to deliver it.