Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball

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Virginia Cavaliers
2014–15 Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team
Virginia Cavaliers athletic logo
University University of Virginia
First season 1905–06
Conference ACC
Coastal Division
Location Charlottesville, VA
Head coach Tony Bennett (6th year)
Arena John Paul Jones Arena
(Capacity: 14,597)
Nickname Cavaliers
Student section Hoo Crew
Colors

Navy Blue and Orange

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1981, 1984
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1981, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1995
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1993, 1995, 2014
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1976, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2014
NCAA Tournament appearances
1976, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2007, 2012, 2014
Conference tournament champions
1976, 2014
Conference regular season champions
1981, 1982, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2014
Main article: Virginia Cavaliers

The Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball program represents the University of Virginia in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Division I of the NCAA. The team is coached by Tony Bennett. Since 2006, the team has played at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Statistics[edit]

Overall
Years of basketball 109
First season 1905–06
Head coaches (all-time) 11
All Games
All-time record 1483–1139–1 (.566)
20+ win seasons 20
30+ win seasons 2 (1982, 2014)
Home Games
John Paul Jones Arena (2006–present) 103–34 (.752)
University Hall (1965–2006) 402–143 (.738)
Memorial Gymnasium (1924–1965) 286–158 (.626)
Fayerweather Gymnasium (1905–1924) 205–30 (.872)
ACC Games
ACC Record 375–507 (.425)
ACC Regular Season Championships 6 (1981, 1982, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2014)
ACC Tournament Championships 2 (1976, 2014)
NCAA Tournament
NCAA Appearances 18
NCAA W-L record 25–18 (.581)
Sweet Sixteen 8 (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1993, 1995, 2014)
Elite Eight 5 (1981, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1995)
Final Four 2 (1981, 1984)
National Invitation Tournament
NIT Appearances 13
NIT W-L record 17–11 (.607)
NIT Championships 2 (1980, 1992)
Accurate as of October 12, 2014

Individual honors[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Members of the Hoo Crew cheering for their Virginia Cavaliers at a Virginia basketball game in January 2006.
Name Position Year Notes
Cory Alexander PG 1995 1995 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—San Antonio Spurs, 29th, Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic, Charlotte Bobcats
Junior Burrough SF 1995 Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets
Herb Busch C 1959 New York Knicks
Rick Carlisle PG 1984 Player: Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets; Coach: Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers
Steve Castellan C 1979 Boston Celtics
John Crotty PG 1991 Charlotte Hornets, Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle SuperSonics, Detroit Pistons
Frank DeWitt F 1972 Buffalo Braves
Kenton Edelin C 1984 Indiana Pacers
Mustapha Farrakhan Jr. G 2011 Bakersfield Jam
Gus Gerard C 1974 Carolina Cougars, St Louis Spirits, Denver Nuggets, Buffalo Braves, Detroit Pistons, Kansas City Kings, San Antonio Spurs
Joe Harris G 2014 Cleveland Cavaliers
Marc Iavaroni PF 1978 Player: New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz; Coach: Memphis Grizzlies
Jeff Jones PG 1982 Player: Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors; Coach: Virginia, American, Old Dominion
Andrew Kennedy F 1987 Philadelphia 76ers
Jeff Lamp SG 1981 1981 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—Portland Trail Blazers, 5th, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs
Bill Langloh G 1977 Boston Celtics
Lewis Lattimore F 1981 Milwaukee Bucks
Roger Mason SG 2002 Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, San Antonio Spurs, Currently a member of the New York Knicks
Scott McCandlish C 1972 Portland Trail Blazers
Jim Miller F 1985 Utah Jazz
Akil Mitchell F 2014 Houston Rockets
Cornel Parker G 1994 Golden State Warriors
Barry Parkhill G 1973 1973 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—Portland Trail Blazers, 15th, Virginia Squires, St Louis Spirits
Olden Polynice C 1987 1987 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—Chicago Bulls, 11th, Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers
Lee Raker F 1981 San Diego Clippers
Craig Robinson F 1983 Boston Celtics
Jamal Robinson SF/SG 1997 Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat
Ralph Sampson C 1983 1983 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—Houston Rockets, 1st, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, Washington Bullets
Mike Scott PF 2012 2d Round Pick—Atlanta Hawks
Tom Sheehey F 1987 Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls
Sean Singletary PG 2008 2008 NBA Draft 2d Round Pick—Sacramento Kings, 42nd, Phoenix Suns, Charlotte Bobcats
Bryant Stith SF 1992 1992 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—Denver Nuggets, 13th, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers
Ricky Stokes PG 1984 Coach: Virginia Tech, East Carolina
Wally Walker SF 1976 1976 NBA Draft 1st Round Pick—Portland Trail Blazers, 5th, Seattle SuperSonics, Houston Rockets
Buzzy Wilkinson G 1955 Boston Celtics
Othell Wilson PG 1984 Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings

National honors[edit]

University Hall, UVA's home court from 1965 until 2006
Ralph Sampson, Virginia's most decorated player
Naismith College Player of the Year
1981 Ralph Sampson
1982 Ralph Sampson
1983 Ralph Sampson
Oscar Robertson Trophy
1981 Ralph Sampson
1982 Ralph Sampson
1983 Ralph Sampson
John R. Wooden Award
1982 Ralph Sampson
1983 Ralph Sampson
Adolph Rupp Trophy
1981 Ralph Sampson
1982 Ralph Sampson
1983 Ralph Sampson
All American
1915 William Strickling
1955 Buzzy Wilkinson
1972 Barry Parkhill
1973 Barry Parkhill
1980 Jeff Lamp
1980 Ralph Sampson
1981 Jeff Lamp
1981 Ralph Sampson
1982 Ralph Sampson
1983 Ralph Sampson
2008 Sean Singletary*
2012 Mike Scott
  • Sean Singletary was chosen as an AP All-American Honorable Mention in 2008

Retired numbers[edit]

The Cavaliers have retired seven numbers to date:[1]

Virginia Cavalliers retired numbers
No. Player Pos. Career
3 Jeff Lamp SG 1977-81
14 Buzzy Wilkinson G 1951-54
20 Bryant Stith SG 1988-92
40 Barry Parkhill G 1969-73
41 Wally Walker F 1972-76
44 Sean Singletary PG 2004-08
50 Ralph Sampson C 1979-83

Retired jerseys[edit]

The University of Virginia's athletic department has issued the following statement distinguishing "retired jerseys" from "retired numbers": "Jersey retirement honors Virginia players who have significantly impacted the program. Individuals recognized in this way will have their jerseys retired, but their number will remain active."[2]

Coaches[edit]

Memorial Gym, UVA's home court from 1924 until 1965
Head Coach Years Win-Loss Pct.
Henry Lannigan 1905–29 254–95–1 .727
Roy Randall 1929–30 3–12 .200
Gus Tebell 1930–51 241–190 .559
Evan “Bus” Male 1951–57 67–88 .432
Billy McCann 1957–63 40–106 .274
Bill Gibson 1963–74 120–158 .432
Terry Holland 1974–90 326–173 .653
Jeff Jones 1990–98 146–104 .584
Pete Gillen 1998–2005 118–93 .559
Dave Leitao 2005–2009 63–60 .512
Tony Bennett 2009–present 106–60 .639

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Postseason[edit]

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The Cavaliers have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 18 times. Their combined record is 24–18.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1976 First Round DePaul L 60–69
1981 #1 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
National 3rd Place
#9 Villanova
#4 Tennessee
#6 BYU
#2 North Carolina
#1 LSU
W 54–40
W 62–48
W 74–60
L 65–78
W 78–74
1982 #1 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#9 Tennessee
#4 UAB
W 54–51
L 66–68
1983 #1 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#8 Washington State
#4 Boston College
#6 NC State
W 54–49
W 95–92
L 62–63
1984 #7 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
#10 Iona
#2 Arkansas
#3 Syracuse
#4 Indiana
#2 Houston
W 58–57
W 53–51OT
W 63–55
W 50–48
L 47–49OT
1986 #5 First Round #12 DePaul L 68–72
1987 #5 First Round #12 Wyoming L 60–64
1989 #5 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#12 Providence
#13 Middle Tennessee
#1 Oklahoma
#3 Michigan
W 100–97
W 104–88
W 86–80
L 65–102
1990 #7 First Round
Second Round
#10 Notre Dame
#2 Syracuse
W 75–67
L 61–63
1991 #7 First Round #10 BYU L 48–61
1993 #6 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#11 Manhattan
#3 Massachusetts
#2 Cincinnati
W 78–66
W 71–56
L 54–71
1994 #7 First Round
Second Round
#10 New Mexico
#2 Arizona
W 57–54
L 58–71
1995 #4 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#13 Nicholls State
#11 Miami (OH)
#1 Kansas
#2 Arkansas
W 96–72
W 60–54OT
W 67–58
L 61–68
1997 #9 First Round #8 Iowa L 60–73
2001 #5 First Round #12 Gonzaga L 85–86
2007 #4 First Round
Second Round
#13 Albany
#5 Tennessee
W 84–57
L 74–77
2012 #10 Second Round #7 Florida L 45–71
2014 #1 Second Round
Third Round
Sweet Sixteen
#16 Coastal Carolina
#8 Memphis
#4 Michigan State
W 70–59
W 78–60
L 59–61

NIT results[edit]

The Cavaliers have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) 13 times. Their combined record is 17–11. They were NIT champions in 1980 and 1992.

Year Round Opponent Result
1941 Quarterfinals CCNY L 35–64
1972 First Round Lafayette L 71–72
1978 First Round Georgetown L 68–70OT
1979 First Round
Second Round
Northeast Louisiana
Alabama
W 79–78
L 88–90
1980 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Lafayette
Boston College
Michigan
UNLV
Minnesota
W 67–56
W 57–55
W 79–68
W 90–71
W 58–55
1985 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
West Virginia
Saint Joseph's
Tennessee
W 56–55
W 68–61
L 54–61
1992 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Villanova
Tennessee
New Mexico
Florida
Notre Dame
W 83–80
W 77–52
W 76–71
W 62–56
W 81–76OT
2000 First Round Georgetown L 111–1153OT
2002 First Round South Carolina L 74–67
2003 First Round
Second Round
Brown
St. John's
W 89–73
L 63–73
2004 First Round
Second Round
George Washington
Villanova
W 79–66
L 63–73
2006 Opening Round Stanford L 49–65
2013 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Norfolk State
St. John's
Iowa
W 67–56
W 68–50
L 64–75

Yearly records[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Henry Lannigan (Independent) (1905–1907)
1905–06 Henry Lannigan 8–2
1906–07 Henry Lannigan 5–3
Henry Lannigan (SAIAA) (1907–1921)
1907–08 Henry Lannigan 5–5
1908–09 Henry Lannigan 6–3
1909–10 Henry Lannigan 12–4
1910–11 Henry Lannigan 10–5
1911–12 Henry Lannigan 7–4
1912–13 Henry Lannigan 11–4
1913–14 Henry Lannigan 12–1–1
1914–15 Henry Lannigan 17–0
1915–16 Henry Lannigan 11–2
1916–17 Henry Lannigan 7–5
1917–18 Henry Lannigan 7–1
1918–19 Henry Lannigan 11–4
1919–20 Henry Lannigan 10–3
1920–21 Henry Lannigan 13–5
Henry Lannigan (SoCon) (1921–1929)
1921–22 Henry Lannigan 17–1
1922–23 Henry Lannigan 12–5
1923–24 Henry Lannigan 12–3
1924–25 Henry Lannigan 14–3
1925–26 Henry Lannigan 9–6
1926–27 Henry Lannigan 9–10
1927–28 Henry Lannigan 20–6
1928–29 Henry Lannigan 9–10
Henry Lannigan: 254–95–1
Roy Randall (SoCon) (1929–1930)
1929–30 Roy Randall 3–12
Roy Randall: 3–12
Gus Tebell (SoCon) (1930–1937)
1930–31 Gus Tebell 11–9
1931–32 Gus Tebell 13–8
1932–33 Gus Tebell 12–6
1933–34 Gus Tebell 7–11
1934–35 Gus Tebell 13–9
1935–36 Gus Tebell 11–13
1936–37 Gus Tebell 9–10
Gus Tebell (Independent) (1937–1951)
1937–38 Gus Tebell 6–10
1938–39 Gus Tebell 15–5
1939–40 Gus Tebell 16–5
1940–41 Gus Tebell 18–6
1941–42 Gus Tebell 7–10
1942–43 Gus Tebell 8–13
1943–44 Gus Tebell 11–8
1944–45 Gus Tebell 13–4
1945–46 Gus Tebell 12–5
1946–47 Gus Tebell 10–11
1947–48 Gus Tebell 16–10
1948–49 Gus Tebell 13–10
1949–50 Gus Tebell 12–13
1950–51 Gus Tebell 8–14
Gus Tebell: 241–190
Evan Male (Independent) (1951–1953)
1951–52 Evan Male 11–13
1952–53 Evan Male 10–13
Evan Male (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1953–1957)
1953–54 Evan Male 16–11 1–4 7th
1954–55 Evan Male 14–15 5–9 6th
1955–56 Evan Male 10–17 3–11 7th
1956–57 Evan Male 6–19 3–11 7th
Evan Male: 67–88 12–35
Billy McCann (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1957–1963)
1957–58 Billy McCann 10–13 6–8 5th
1958–59 Billy McCann 11–14 6–8 5th
1959–60 Billy McCann 6–18 1–13 8th
1960–61 Billy McCann 3–23 2–12 8th
1961–62 Billy McCann 5–18 2–12 8th
1962–63 Billy McCann 5–20 3–11 8th
Billy McCann: 40–106 20–64
Bill Gibson (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1963–1974)
1963–64 Bill Gibson 8–16 4–10 7th
1964–65 Bill Gibson 7–18 3–11 7th
1965–66 Bill Gibson 7–15 4–10 7th
1966–67 Bill Gibson 9–17 4–10 7th
1967–68 Bill Gibson 9–16 5–9 5th
1968–69 Bill Gibson 10–15 5–9 6th
1969–70 Bill Gibson 10–15 3–11 7th
1970–71 Bill Gibson 15–11 6–8 5th
1971–72 Bill Gibson 21–7 8–4 3rd NIT First Round
1972–73 Bill Gibson 13–12 4–8 5th
1973–74 Bill Gibson 11–16 4–8 4th
Bill Gibson: 120–158 50–98
Terry Holland (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1974–1990)
1974–75 Terry Holland 12–13 4–8 5th
1975–76 Terry Holland 18–12 4–8 6th NCAA First Round
1976–77 Terry Holland 12–17 2–10 7th
1977–78 Terry Holland 20–8 6–6 4th NIT First Round
1978–79 Terry Holland 19–10 7–5 3rd NIT Second Round
1979–80 Terry Holland 24–10 7–7 5th NIT Championship
1980–81 Terry Holland 29–4 13–1 1st NCAA Final Four
1981–82 Terry Holland 30–4 12–2 2nd NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1982–83 Terry Holland 29–5 12–2 2nd NCAA Elite Eight
1983–84 Terry Holland 21–12 6–8 6th NCAA Final Four
1984–85 Terry Holland 17–16 3–11 8th NIT Quarterfinals
1985–86 Terry Holland 19–11 7–7 5th NCAA First Round
1986–87 Terry Holland 21–10 8–6 4th NCAA First Round
1987–88 Terry Holland 13–18 5–9 6th
1988–89 Terry Holland 22–11 9–5 3rd NCAA Elite Eight
1989–90 Terry Holland 20–12 6–8 5th NCAA Second Round
Terry Holland: 326–173 111–103
Jeff Jones (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1990–1998)
1990–91 Jeff Jones 21–12 6–8 6th NCAA First Round
1991–92 Jeff Jones 20–13 8–8 5th NIT Championship
1992–93 Jeff Jones 21–10 9–7 5th NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1993–94 Jeff Jones 18–13 8–8 4th NCAA Second Round
1994–95 Jeff Jones 25–9 12–4 4th NCAA Elite Eight
1995–96 Jeff Jones 12–15 6–10 7th
1996–97 Jeff Jones 18–13 7–9 6th NCAA First Round
1997–98 Jeff Jones 11–19 3–13 9th
Jeff Jones: 146–104 59–67
Pete Gillen (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1999–2005)
1998–99 Pete Gillen 14–16 4–12 9th
1999–00 Pete Gillen 19–12 9–7 3rd NIT First Round
2000–01 Pete Gillen 20–9 9–7 4th NCAA First Round
2001–02 Pete Gillen 17–12 7–9 5th NIT First Round
2002–03 Pete Gillen 16–16 6–10 6th NIT Second Round
2003–04 Pete Gillen 18–13 6–10 8th NIT Second Round
2004–05 Pete Gillen 14–15 4–12 11th
Pete Gillen: 118–93 45–67
Dave Leitao (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2005–2009)
2005–06 Dave Leitao 15–15 7–9 7th NIT First Round
2006–07 Dave Leitao 21–11 11–5 T-1st NCAA Second Round
2007–08 Dave Leitao 17–16 5–11 10th CBI Semifinals
2008–09 Dave Leitao 10–18 4–12 11th
Dave Leitao: 63–60 27–37
Tony Bennett (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2009–present)
2009–10 Tony Bennett 15–16 5–11 9th
2010–11 Tony Bennett 16–15 7–9 8th
2011–12 Tony Bennett 22–10 9–7 4th NCAA First Round
2012–13 Tony Bennett 23–12 11–7 4th NIT Quarterfinals
2013–14 Tony Bennett 30–7 16–2 1st NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2014–15 Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett: 106–60 48–36
Total: 1484–1139–1

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retired numbers and jerseys" at Cavaliers website, retrieved 4 May 2013
  2. ^ 2008 Virginia Football Media Guide, page 175. The University of Virginia has not released a similar policy statement regarding basketball jerseys, but the same "retired jerseys" terminology is being used as to both the football and basketball programs.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball all-time results. Retrieved 29 September 2014.

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