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Bennett Conlin @BennettConlin Charlottesville, VA

UVa sports reporter for The @DailyProgress | 2018 JMU alumnus | Creator of @JMUSportsNews | Formerly @businessdotcom and @TheBreezeJMU

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Virginia’s wide receivers rarely dropped passes in 2019, and they led the Cavaliers to an ACC Coastal title.… wanted to go to sleep during the majority of this Pelicans game. Decided against it. Best decision of my life?… Zion. @therealdcunna Amazing. I see you've been included tonight! I also need you to write an origin story on the tradition.10/10 for creativity ... typical night in college hoops. No. 20 Memphis loses by 40. Nope. Just college basketball. cc: @JonRothstein for @TheMasters excite me beyond belief. Combine those with this, and my golf-loving self is having a d…
@caryangler Thanks for reading!This stinks. Another tough injury break for UNC men's basketball, which sits in last in the ACC standings. Virginia men's basketball's recent ACC opponents are shooting the lights out in the final five minutes of ga…'s check in on this. According to ESPN, only six teams shoot as poorly or worse than UVa from 3-point range.… of the Day: Hasise Dubois recorded 24 receptions for 219 yards and one touchdown in his first two seasons at… @PrideOfDetroit This is great TV. @BillBradshaw3 Oct. 10!Virginia unveiled its 2020 football schedule today. Here are three quick takeaways from the Cavaliers’ 2020 slate,… #UVa point guard London Perrantes acquired by Washington Wizards' G League affiliate.
Retweeted by Bennett Conlin2020 #UVa football schedule revealed.
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinShe's beautiful. Newman (26), Trevor Lawrence (36) and Sam Howell (38) combined to throw 100 touchdown passes last season.…
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinI'll have an article on this later today, but a couple quick UVa football schedule takeaways: - Starting ACC play… and Virginia Tech won't play on Black Friday.'s 2020 football schedule: Sept. 7 (Mon.) - Georgia Sept. 12 - VMI Sept. 19 - UConn Sept. 26 - at Clemson…'m enjoying the ACC schedule reveal. There's some analysis and hype with revealing the games, but it's not taking… football faces both Georgia and Clemson in September. Tough first month of the 2020 season for the Cavaliers.ICYMI: The four ACC teams to beat Virginia have played tremendously in the final five minutes, shooting over 50% an… sequence from last night's game is why UVa fans should be excited about the potential of Casey Morsell. He h…'m not sure I agree. Who's to say Kansas State wasn't going to erase a *checks notes* 21-point deficit in one se… basketball is having an extremely normal season
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinHaha I kinda like this explanation. @DavidAStorm Thanks, David! @doublehootoo That ... is a very good question. I'll try to carve out time tomorrow to watch the last five minutes… four ACC teams to beat UVa shot 31.7% overall and 26.8% from 3 before the final five minutes. In the final fi…
News: Virginia men's soccer assistant coach Ryan Hopkins officially accepts the head coaching job at San Diego Stat… football program picks up commitment from 3-star Georgia running back.
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinThe #UVa men's basketball team has had a chance to win all 8 of its ACC games this season, but struggles in crunch…
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinKaufman is a 6-foot-8-inch forward from Indiana. He’s a member of the class of 2021 and has offers from Purdue and… @SeattleHoo Thanks!Hawaii interviewed Virginia OC Robert Anae for its open head coaching position. Anae ultimately decided he'd rath… Virginia OC Robert Anae withdraws his name from the Hawaii head coaching search. "I am excited and energize… look at the win probabilities for each of Virginia's four ACC losses. The Cavaliers trail, regain the lead and… @CaseyMattox_ A perfectly reasonable request.So either ACC teams are really, REALLY clutch or the terrible late-game stretches for the Cavaliers could turn arou… from the final five minutes of Virginia's four ACC losses. UVa: - 7-26 shooting (26.9%) - 3-12 on 3-point s… of the Day: So, this is wild. Here's the last time each of the four ACC teams to beat UVa committed a turnov… at Noon & 6 pm, we'll recap Basketball from the weekend and last night. @BennettConlin joins us to talk UVA's…
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinI tried to find an NIT bracketology online (sorry, UVa fans), and the one I found has Duke as a 7-seed ......... in…'s the full bracket, which includes five ACC teams. falls in Joe Lundardi's "First Four Out" in his latest bracketology. Virginia Tech makes the "Last Four… @Commonsenseval1 @khirst1978 Both are great points. I'll do some digging on the shooting percentages.In Virginia's last four losses, it's been outscored 54-26 in the final five minutes of games. The Cavaliers held… KenPom update: Overall: 49th Offensive efficiency: 240th Defensive efficiency: 2nd The Cavaliers haven't… Virginia dropped a close game to N.C. State. The Cavaliers sit at 4-4 in ACC play.’s absolutely no excuse for the coaches not to make great halftime adjustments in this game ... @paulydeizzs The level of 3-point shooting is surprising. It’s remarkable they’re in so many of these games late despite the poor shooting.Postgame video recap: Virginia falls in the final seconds. There’s still hope for the Cavaliers, but they’ll need t… Virginia came up just short yet again, falling to N.C. State 53-51 in a game that lived up to the KenPom thr… of the Night: "Me not being a scoring threat puts our offense in a hole. I feel like I got to get going in o…'m sure he'd rather have the win, but Mamadi Diakite passed Isaiah Wilkins for third place in blocked shots at Vir…'ve often wondered this myself. I started researching the lack of shooters and someone started telling me about… here's Caffaro explaining his technical foul in the second half. Morsell and Francisco Caffaro are being quite honest in this presser. Lots of good insights. Morsell says h… says the Wolfpack called Caffaro "Jack Salt" in the scout.N.C. State coach Kevin Keatts say he disagrees with the idea that the ACC is down. He mentions a lack of stars, but… of the Day: N.C. State committed just six turnovers tonight. That's the fewest turnovers Virginia has forced in a game all season."I think we're improving in little ways, but it's not showing in the win-loss column." - BennettTony Bennett smiles as he says they've gone undergone "growing pains." He mentions the team having a chance win des…'s a tough loss for Virginia. The Cavaliers could legitimately be 8-0 in the ACC if they finished off games by… final: NC State 53, UVa 51 The star: Francisco Caffaro The stat: The Cavaliers led 46-42 with 4:37 remaining… Wolfpack missing free throws keeps Virginia within striking distance. UVa down just one with 7.2 seconds left a… misses a 3-pointer for the tie. N.C. State leads by three in the final 15 seconds.Dagger. Bryce buries a jumper as the shot clock expires. N.C. State leads 52-47 with 27 seconds left.Virginia trails 50-47 with under a minute remaining. The officials are having about their sixth meeting of the second half.UVa 46, N.C. State 45 | 2nd half, 3:14 We've seen this before. Virginia erases a second-half lead and takes a lead… State hits a shot to end a 10-minute scoring drought. Wow.Virginia fans are loving Francisco Caffaro.Casey Morsell hit a 3-pointer to give Virginia a 44-42 lead and a big grin came across his face. Hard not to feel… yes, we've reached the second-half strobe light portion of the evening.Funderburk fouls out of the game for N.C. State with 6:48 remaining in the game and UVa trailing 42-39. That's big.…, I like this. Virginia is on an 8-0 steady jog spanning about four minutes. State 42, UVa 37 | 2nd half, 7:31 The noise level in the arena rose after Caffaro entered the game. That's mo… comes in and quickly scores down low. That breaks a 6-minute scoring drought.N.C. State 42, UVa 31 | 2nd half, 11:27 It's been 6:23 since Virginia scored a point. It's hard to come back without scoring.Tony Bennett takes a timeout as N.C. State opens the half on a 14-5 run. Virginia trails 42-31 with 13:45 remaining.N.C. State 38, UVa 31 | 2nd half, 15:23 Diakite swatted consecutive shots to ignite the JPJ Arena crowd. The Wol… show: Red Panda If this whole sports journalism thing doesn’t work out, I will be creating a competing h… tonight, Jay Huff is 18-26 shooting (69%) in his past four games.N.C. State 28, UVa 26 | Halftime The Cavaliers trail by two entering the break. KenPom gave this game the best thr… prophecy has been fulfilled.UVa 24, N.C. State 24 | 1st half, 3:49 Virginia's frontcourt is playing well once again. Casey Morsell has a coupl… State 20, UVa 19 | 1st half, 7:34 Virginia is shooting 61.5% (!), but the Cavaliers trail by a point. They're… Huff just lowered a shoulder, discarded a defender and slammed home a one-handed dunk. Virginia fans are pleased.Braxton Key made both his free throws, a welcomed change from the Georgia Tech game.N.C. State 11, UVa 10 | 1st half, 11:38 Virginia is shooting 5-9 (pretty good), but it has four turnovers (not as good).Kody Stattmann checks in. Keep an eye out for a flurry of fast breaks.Braxton Key, who still has a splint on his left wrist, is getting beat up early in this game. Mondays ... 8, NC State 8 | 1st half, 15:08 Both teams are shooting well early. Four different Cavaliers have two points.
Virginia's starters: - Kihei Clark - Tomas Woldetensae - Braxton Key - Mamadi Diakite - Jay HuffStevie Mitchell is a four-star point guard in the class of 2021. I had to compare tonight’s game to a gum, I’d choose dubble bubble. Virginia and NC State tip off at 7 p.m. Bo…