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  • Bennett campaigning ethics hearing further delayed

    Former Indiana Schools Superintendent Tony Bennett's hearing over charges that he violated state ethics laws was pushed back Monday to August as defense attorneys review thousands of pages of evidence turned over by the state inspector general.

  • Virginia's Anthony Gill leaves the court as Michigan State players celebrate a 61-59 win over Virginia in a regional semifinal of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Virginia falls short in Sweet 16 loss to Michigan State

    Michigan State’s 61-59 victory in the Sweet 16 at Madison Square Garden on Friday night put an abrupt halt to what had been a dream season for the Cavaliers, who finished 30-7, matched the program record for wins, finished first in the ACC during the regular season and won the school’s first conference tournament title in 38 years.

  • Virginia guard Joe Harris (12) slaps the hands of fans after the second half of an NCAA college basketball third-round tournament game against Memphis, Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Virginia won 78-60. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Love-fest for Virginia's Harris headed to MSG

    Joe Harris' senior season at Virginia has been something of a love-fest.

  • Bennett: "It's going to be a war for us to be successful" (VIDEO)

    Tony Bennett discusses how his team will approach their game against Michigan State in the Sweet Sixteen.

  • 2014 NCAA tournament Sweet 16 bracket

    Tony Bennett, other Sweet 16 coaches cashing in with tourney runs

    Bennett already has collected $100,000 in bonuses by helping the Cavaliers reach the Sweet 16, according to a Forbes report. With money still on the table, Bennett has the potential to earn a total of $1 million in bonuses in this year's tournament.

  • Virginia players celebrate at halftime in the first half of an NCAA college basketball third-round tournament game against Memphis, Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Raleigh. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Virginia crushes Memphis, advances to Sweet 16

    A wild and unpredictable weekend even by the NCAA tournament's wacky standards claimed a few more unsuspecting victims on Sunday. This March, it is the nothing new. But Virginia, a No. 1 seed and the ACC champion, had no intention of seeing its memorable season come to an abrupt end in a third-round game against No. 8 seed Memphis at PNC Arena.

  • Virginia forward Anthony Gill (13) picks up a loose ball from Coastal Carolina guard Josh Cameron (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball second-round tournament game, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Virginia and Memphis face a contrast in styles with Sweet 16 berth on the line

    Virginia again must deal with being the favorite when it faces No. 8 seed Memphis on Sunday at PNC Arena. Against Coast Carolina the Cavaliers got away with a sloppy start. A similar one could prove costly against the Tigers (24-9), a speedy team that finished third in The American Athletic Conference behind Louisville and Connecticut. The winner advances to the Sweet 16 next Friday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

  • Virginia head coach Tony Bennett directs his team during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 20, 2014. Virginia plays Coastal Carolina in a second-round game on Friday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Top-seeded Virginia looks for NCAA impact after midseason turnaround

    Tony Bennett's team was 9-4 after a December loss to Tennessee. Now, it is a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament and poised for a deep run. That's rarified air for a program that has made the tournament just four times since reaching the Elite Eight in 1995.

  • In this Feb. 28, 2014, photo, Washington State coach Ken Bone wipes his brow as he walks along the bench during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Washington in Seattle. Washington State fired Bone on Tuesday, March 18, after five seasons during which he was unable to sustain the success of his predecessor, Tony Bennett. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Washington State fires Ken Bone after 5 seasons

    Bill Moos saw the losses piling up at the same rate as the apathy was growing among Washington State's fans. It was clear that Ken Bone's time as the men's basketball coach was at an end.

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