Virginia climbed 11 spots to No. 5 in this week's AP Top 25 following a difficult week.
Reece Beekman and No. 16 Virginia capped an emotional week by going on a late 13-point run to defeat No. 19 Illinois 70-61 to win the Continental Tire Main Event.
Armaan Franklin scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 16 Virginia used a big second-half run to knock off No. 5 Baylor 86-79 in the team’s first game since three Cavaliers football players were killed in a campus shooting.
Virginia’s basketball players wore sweatshirts in warmups for Friday's game against Baylor that honored three Cavaliers football players who were fatally shot nearly a week ago.
Virginia has canceled its home football game against No. 23 Coastal Carolina scheduled for Saturday following a shooting on campus that left three players dead and another wounded.
The three University of Virginia football players who were killed are being remembered as funny, sweet and ambitious.
Three University of Virginia football players killed in an on-campus shooting were remembered Monday by head football coach Tony Elliott as “all good kids.”.