Tony Bennett embracing his salty side, recruiting updates, and Mamadi Diakite making a push for an NBA roster spot

Yo yo my fellow Virginia Cavaliers peeps and welcome again to Around the Corner. After a break day so I may just, ya know, perform a little homework, we’re again with a bang in this wet Thursday morning.

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Virginia Basketball: Two Recruiting Targets Cut UVA From Lists — Cavaliers Now

With fall recruiting in complete swing, 2023 and 2024 recruits are slimming down their potential college lists. Of notice, extremely touted 2023 PG Elmarko Jackson didn’t come with the ‘Hoos in his ultimate 5 whilst every other PG, 2024 Dedan Thomas Jr., additionally lower UVA from his ultimate team.

One-on-one with Tony Bennett (Part 2): Embrace the Pace — On3

Another portion of Jamie Shaw’s interview with CTB went up the opposite day. And whew boy take a look at this salty, juicy quote:

People negatively recruit in opposition to us a lot. I say if they may be able to win up to we’ve and they may be able to produce as many guys into the NBA, then move forward and discuss it. And if they may be able to’t, it’s almost definitely perfect simply to concentrate on themselves. You know, our guys don’t seem to be simply a flash within the pan within the league.

Takeaways from what UVA males’s basketball’s Tony Bennett, Jayden Gardner, and Kihei Clark stated at ACC Media Tipoff — Streaking the Lawn

Speaking of Bennett and his squad, he headed all the way down to Charlotte with Jayden Gardner and Kihei Clark the day gone by for the ACC Media Tipoff. With that, we’ve were given the significant takeaways from what they stated.

Social media dive

Another notice from ACC Media day, this quote from Bennett about his father Dick is beautiful attention-grabbing.

UVA avid gamers stay having a look excellent in preseason motion. Mamadi Diakite had 13 issues, 11 rebounds, two steals, and one block and shot 5-7 from the sphere and 2-4 from deep. He’s making a critical spot for Cleveland’s fifteenth and ultimate roster spot.

Yet every other dedicate for UVA lacrosse, touchdown a present highschool sophomore in attackman Brayden Lahey. Another excellent pickup for Lars Tiffany and corporate.

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Apologies for now not getting an ATC up the day gone by. Damn college stepping into the way in which. But we’re nonetheless entering the guts of basketball preseason content material so we’ve were given masses extra of that coming down the chute within the coming days and weeks.

Additionally, for this Saturday’s Blue-White scrimmage, Ben and I will be able to be in attendance and shall be getting a reside, play-by-play tale up together with ultimate stats and sport takeaways, so we’re having a look ahead to that and offering a have a look at the group simply a few weeks earlier than the season formally kicks off.

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