TAG: University of Virginia

College / Mar 28, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Why Top Seed Virginia Will Fall To MSU Tonight

Tony Bennett, Joe Harris

Tony Bennett, Joe Harris (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Virginia, winners in 18 of their last 19 games, won the ACC regular season title as well as the ACC Tournament but have been disrespected for most of the season. The Cavaliers aren’t your flashy historic program with a long list of NBA players or a ton of banners hanging from the rafters of John Paul Jones Arena. However, Tony Bennett‘s team has taken the nation by storm this season, dominating the ACC and leading the Cavaliers to their first Sweet 16 since 1995. But the chances of them going further, even with the No. 1 seed, don’t look good. Read More »

College / Mar 18, 2014 / 11:30 am

NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier (Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY Sports)

While the NCAA tournament might officially start tonight, we all know it really starts on Thursday. With only days remaining to make your picks and fill out your brackets, Dime will be helping you out by breaking down each of the four regions. First up is the East Region. Read More »

College / Mar 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

A Breakdown Of 7 Major Conference Tournaments

T.J. Warren

T.J. Warren (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports)

Many may argue conference tournament week is better than the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Every team in the country still has an opportunity of making the Dance at the start of the week, but as the days go by, more and more dreams are crushed. Teams have to win three, four and sometimes five straight games in as many days to claim an automatic bid in the field of 68. Read More »

College / Jan 27, 2012 / 4:30 pm

The Top 5 College Basketball Sleeper Teams Right Now

Jeffery Taylor

Jeffery Taylor (photo. Vanderbilt University)

With 342 Division I basketball teams in America, there will always be teams that fly under the radar. Every year, every tournament, there will be bracket busters and new faces. Spring is a time of new life. And March always brings us fresh, unknown blood. We’re at the midway point in the year and there are a few teams that could gain some steam as the years goes on. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 19, 2011 / 5:30 pm

Closer Look: Virginia’s Nike Hyper Elite Uniform

Hyper Elite Uniforms - Virginia

Tonight, the Virginia Cavaliers (10-7) visit the conference-leading Boston College Eagles (13-5) in what should be a great ACC battle. With that said, I thought y’all might be interested in checking out detailed photos of Virgnia’s new Nike Hyper Elite uniform for this season. Read More »

College, Dime Training, DimeTV, NBA, NBA Draft, Video / May 13, 2010 / 1:00 pm

DimeTV: Preparing For The NBA Draft With Sylven Landesberg

Sylven Landesberg (photo. Dorothy Hong)

After two years at the University of Virginia, Sylven Landesberg knew it was time. As a former McDonald’s All-American, the debate was not if, but rather when, the 6-6, 207-pound shooting guard from Queens, N.Y. would enter the League. And after a stellar sophomore season in which he averaged 17.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists for the Cavaliers, it appears the time is now. Read More »