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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.… https://t.co/uOeD8eSvlCI wanted to go to sleep during the majority of this Pelicans game. Decided against it. Best decision of my life?… https://t.co/g0c5DonCKBHoly 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 ... https://t.co/JbSonEHoVmAnother typical night in college hoops. No. 20 Memphis loses by 40. https://t.co/pG1LTUNx0TAnarchy? Nope. Just college basketball. cc: @JonRothstein https://t.co/r7u9z3VqySCommercials for @TheMasters excite me beyond belief. Combine those with this, and my golf-loving self is having a d… https://t.co/GqzhfJXbPW
1/23
2020
@caryangler Thanks for reading!This stinks. Another tough injury break for UNC men's basketball, which sits in last in the ACC standings. https://t.co/N4l7YA8jXaICYMI: Virginia men's basketball's recent ACC opponents are shooting the lights out in the final five minutes of ga… https://t.co/Hr7hHa7zqkLet's check in on this. According to ESPN, only six teams shoot as poorly or worse than UVa from 3-point range.… https://t.co/PIXmGUiS57Stat of the Day: Hasise Dubois recorded 24 receptions for 219 yards and one touchdown in his first two seasons at… https://t.co/RRAPEt98Cw @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,… https://t.co/M7RxMvYyk1Former #UVa point guard London Perrantes acquired by Washington Wizards' G League affiliate. https://t.co/uGqXfQElSi https://t.co/3MkC3j7TFh
Retweeted by Bennett Conlin2020 #UVa football schedule revealed. https://t.co/25z01ZbYyC https://t.co/Rn6tLxjD2w
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinShe's beautiful. https://t.co/oNCsWK0xsRJamie Newman (26), Trevor Lawrence (36) and Sam Howell (38) combined to throw 100 touchdown passes last season.… https://t.co/sFlQznPBuW
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinI'll have an article on this later today, but a couple quick UVa football schedule takeaways: - Starting ACC play… https://t.co/sZVp6WTzMPVirginia and Virginia Tech won't play on Black Friday. https://t.co/dubrKYAAKLVirginia's 2020 football schedule: Sept. 7 (Mon.) - Georgia Sept. 12 - VMI Sept. 19 - UConn Sept. 26 - at Clemson… https://t.co/fH7kd6ZsH5I'm enjoying the ACC schedule reveal. There's some analysis and hype with revealing the games, but it's not taking… https://t.co/8psexDMNWeVirginia 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… https://t.co/9V0mxKZcgQThis sequence from last night's game is why UVa fans should be excited about the potential of Casey Morsell. He h… https://t.co/BoEijeVOYcI'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… https://t.co/qIwOm3kJNJCollege basketball is having an extremely normal season https://t.co/i6aneKXXJQ
Retweeted by Bennett ConlinHaha I kinda like this explanation. https://t.co/rYPILpudDz @DavidAStorm Thanks, David! @doublehootoo That ... is a very good question. I'll try to carve out time tomorrow to watch the last five minutes… https://t.co/XwOj67n1jVThe four ACC teams to beat UVa shot 31.7% overall and 26.8% from 3 before the final five minutes. In the final fi… https://t.co/TJxNQ4j853
1/22
2020
News: Virginia men's soccer assistant coach Ryan Hopkins officially accepts the head coaching job at San Diego Stat… https://t.co/FctpuPyhyZ#UVa football program picks up commitment from 3-star Georgia running back. https://t.co/d5bqGJlhSM https://t.co/0Cu42Dgb1w
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… https://t.co/vaybSXZ9m4
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… https://t.co/brM13uML5H @SeattleHoo Thanks!Hawaii interviewed Virginia OC Robert Anae for its open head coaching position. Anae ultimately decided he'd rath… https://t.co/UdVlGPzFjiNews: Virginia OC Robert Anae withdraws his name from the Hawaii head coaching search. "I am excited and energize… https://t.co/sCxjGd1u5wA look at the win probabilities for each of Virginia's four ACC losses. The Cavaliers trail, regain the lead and… https://t.co/QeX59xhsDg @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… https://t.co/rFz72AgKxPStats from the final five minutes of Virginia's four ACC losses. UVa: - 7-26 shooting (26.9%) - 3-12 on 3-point s… https://t.co/reQXPdzEI3Stat of the Day: So, this is wild. Here's the last time each of the four ACC teams to beat UVa committed a turnov… https://t.co/Fj2Zdc5OXRToday at Noon & 6 pm, we'll recap Basketball from the weekend and last night. @BennettConlin joins us to talk UVA's… https://t.co/uou2TYhOqB
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… https://t.co/kLGVkDhUJHHere's the full bracket, which includes five ACC teams. https://t.co/zWJxLjgLrBVirginia falls in Joe Lundardi's "First Four Out" in his latest bracketology. Virginia Tech makes the "Last Four… https://t.co/9BelO0f0Wn @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… https://t.co/wi5NgW0HGWVirginia KenPom update: Overall: 49th Offensive efficiency: 240th Defensive efficiency: 2nd The Cavaliers haven't… https://t.co/OF3sgmO2LQICYMI: Virginia dropped a close game to N.C. State. The Cavaliers sit at 4-4 in ACC play. https://t.co/GpzhZyl4XLThere’s absolutely no excuse for the coaches not to make great halftime adjustments in this game ... https://t.co/7kJrByK5c7 @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… https://t.co/qHKWlPLNZoStory: Virginia came up just short yet again, falling to N.C. State 53-51 in a game that lived up to the KenPom thr… https://t.co/S8xw1prJKEQuote 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… https://t.co/MTUUtxn9RPI'm sure he'd rather have the win, but Mamadi Diakite passed Isaiah Wilkins for third place in blocked shots at Vir… https://t.co/orbWRyJLUsI've often wondered this myself. I started researching the lack of shooters and someone started telling me about… https://t.co/4b48V7JiW2And here's Caffaro explaining his technical foul in the second half. https://t.co/D1MlWpfaOiCasey Morsell and Francisco Caffaro are being quite honest in this presser. Lots of good insights. Morsell says h… https://t.co/FekppcQ0VBKeatts 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… https://t.co/HVpBZHqA5OStat 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… https://t.co/ISt22f9FvoThat's a tough loss for Virginia. The Cavaliers could legitimately be 8-0 in the ACC if they finished off games by… https://t.co/yFoil9VKuIThe final: NC State 53, UVa 51 The star: Francisco Caffaro The stat: The Cavaliers led 46-42 with 4:37 remaining… https://t.co/LK2WWnYEgCThe Wolfpack missing free throws keeps Virginia within striking distance. UVa down just one with 7.2 seconds left a… https://t.co/pjoPBCL5ywHuff 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… https://t.co/mO5RcID6gLN.C. 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… https://t.co/gKzu66MWufAhhh 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.… https://t.co/QtRDo9hjEzYes, I like this. Virginia is on an 8-0 steady jog spanning about four minutes. https://t.co/4WKyoNJ13LN.C. State 42, UVa 37 | 2nd half, 7:31 The noise level in the arena rose after Caffaro entered the game. That's mo… https://t.co/laGu10oK4RCaffaro 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… https://t.co/Az4D7Q0iJpHalftime show: Red Panda If this whole sports journalism thing doesn’t work out, I will be creating a competing h… https://t.co/dgMYHpk3GuIncluding 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… https://t.co/M8ubYyi947The 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… https://t.co/qxqPpUNQFZN.C. State 20, UVa 19 | 1st half, 7:34 Virginia is shooting 61.5% (!), but the Cavaliers trail by a point. They're… https://t.co/Ow9qMMYjZrJay 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 ... https://t.co/hdBWAtfvXZUVa 8, NC State 8 | 1st half, 15:08 Both teams are shooting well early. Four different Cavaliers have two points.
1/21
2020
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. https://t.co/bfyJkCDtBvIf 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… https://t.co/6imWeD289v
1/20
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