Tony Bennett and the Cavaliers prepare for the NCAA tournament in Orlando, Fla.
ACC Tournament - March 9, 2017
USATSI Gallery - Pittsburgh @ No. 23 Virginia
Photos from No. 18 Virginia @ NC State on February 25, 2017.
NCAA Basketball: No. 16 Virginia vs. Georgia Tech
• Started all 34 games in 2016-17
• Tallied a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Florida (3/18/17) in the 2017 NCAA Tournament
• Scored a career-high 10 points vs. Robert Morris (12/17/16)
• Started all 34 games
• Averaged 3.7 points and 4.1 rebounds
• Shot 55.9 percent from the field and 48.9 percent from the free-throw line
• Tallied seven points and three assists at UNCG (11/11/16)
• Registered eight points and six rebounds vs. Providence (11/26/16)
• Registered six rebounds vs. Ohio State (11/30/16)
• Scored six points against West Virginia (12/3/16)
• Scored eight points vs. East Carolina (12/6/16)
• Scored a career-high 10 points on 5-6 shooting vs. Robert Morris (12/17/16)
• Grabbed seven rebounds at Louisville (12/28/16)
• Tallied seven rebounds vs. Florida State (12/31/16)
• Held Georgia Tech’s Ben Lammers to seven points on 3-12 field goal shooting in a career-high 35 minutes (1/21/17)
• Matched a career high with two blocks vs. Virginia Tech (2/1/17)
• Recorded nine rebounds vs. Pitt (3/4/17)
• Tallied eight points and a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Florida (3/18/17)
• Played in 21 games, including nine starts
• Averaged 1.7 points and 1.2 rebounds
• Shot 51.5 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from the free-throw line
• Tallied five points and three rebounds in his collegiate debut vs. Morgan State (11/13/15)
• Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Bradley (11/19/15)
• Scored four points and blocked two shots in his first start vs. George Mason (11/22/15)
• Scored four points at Florida State (1/17/16)
• Scored three points in NCAA First Round win against Hampton (3/17/16)
• Redshirted the 2014-15 season
• Two-year letterwinner from 2012-13 for head coach Mark Jackson at Westlake Boys High School in Auckland, New Zealand
• Helped Westlake capture back-to-back New Zealand National High School championships in 2012 and 2013, earning All-Tournament honors both seasons
• Served as Westlake team captain in 2013
• Averaged 18.9 points and 14.8 rebounds per game at Westlake in 2013
• Received Westlake's Arblaster Cup Sports Personality of the Year, Kirk Penney Most Valuable Player and All Round Colours awards in 2013
• Earned Westlake's Loe Family Trophy in 2012, honoring its most improved basketball player
• Played for the New Zealand Breakers of the Australian National Basketball League and Waikato Pistons of the New Zealand National Basketball League in 2014
• Competed for the New Zealand U20 National Team from 2013-14, scoring 32 points in a quarterfinal game against Southern Australia in the Australian State Championships
• Member of the New Zealand Tall Blacks National Team, which captured a gold medal at the 2013 Stankovic Cup (China) and competed in the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championship in New Zealand and Australia
• Played for the Super City Rangers of the New Zealand National Basketball League in 2013
• Earned All-Tournament honors as North Harbour captured a gold medal at the 2012 New Zealand U17 National Tournament
• Won a silver medal and served as team captain of the 2012 New Zealand U17 National Team at the FIBA Oceania Pacific Youth Championships
• Won a gold medal with the New Zealand U16 National 3x3 Team at the FIBA Oceania Youth Championships
• Participated in the 2012 Breakers Basketball Development Academy
• Played two seasons for the Westlake Boys High Premier Volleyball Team from 2013-14
• Member of the 2012 New Zealand U17 National Volleyball Team
• Jack Matthew Cooper Salt
• Born in London, England
• Parents are Simon Salt and Maria Anstis
• Brother of younger sister, Sophie
• Chose Virginia for its academic opportunities and coaching staff
• Served as a buddy for younger students, tutor and prefect at Westlake
• Anthropology major
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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