John Calipari, Frank Kaminski are honored

...voted AP Coach of the Year on Friday.He received 40 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. Tony Bennett, of Virginia, was runner-up with nine votes and Notre Dame's Mike Brey got five.Meanwhile, Wisconsin forward...

Izzo, Michigan State show March magic again

...in, we moved them better and got some looks, but the percentages, whether the key free throw here or there, the 3-point shots, and then finishing, your defense can only hang in there so long," Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett said.

Dream send De Souza to Sky as part of 3-team deal

...and gathering more information. VIRGINIA: Memphis leading scorer Austin Nichols has transferred, Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett announced Monday.The 6-foot-9 Nichols averaged 13.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.4 blocked shots per game...

Virginia looks to make it two ACC titles in a row

...regular-season race outright in consecutive years. Now they can be the first to win two ACC Tournaments in a row, too.Coach Tony Bennett said Monday that a weekend loss at Louisville highlighted "a few little holes" for his team to fix to play its best...

Second-half run sparks Cavaliers' rout of Tigers

...by Darion Atkins and a 3-pointer by Brogdon stared a 16-0 burst to finish the run, making it 54-25, and coach Tony Bennett began substituting liberally. SOUTH CAROLINA 68, ALABAMA 66In Columbia, Tyrone Johnson scored 13 points and Michael...

Virginia tops Pittsburgh to advance to ACC final

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia coach Tony Bennett keeps pushing his sixth-ranked Cavaliers for more in what is already the program's best season in more than three decades...

Mount St. Mary's makes NCAA Tournament field with .500 record

...Coast Sports Media Association.The media chose Duke's Jabari Parker as the league's top rookie, Virginia's Tony Bennett as its coach of the year and Clemson's K.J. McDaniels as the defensive player of the year. SEC AWARDS: No. 1...

Top-seeded Virginia only part of new look to ACC Tournament

...only other one in 1976.The Cavaliers (25-6, 16-2) finished two games ahead of No. 11 Syracuse. Yet coach Tony Bennett said the top seed, only the second for the program, doesn't mean much."There's such a small amount of separation...

Virginia dumps Duke to sweep ACC crowns

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Coach Tony Bennett climbed up to the rim, gave the net a final snip and twirled and raised it toward all those Virginia fans.Savor it, Cavaliers...

ACC champion Cavaliers brace for finally healthy Spartans

...championship in 38 years."I think our guys, they have been steady all year since we got into conference play," said coach Tony Bennett, who has led the Cavaliers to three consecutive winning seasons for the first time since 1981-83. "I think they...