HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 18.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists a game as a senior at West Side High School for head coach John Boyd... All-State selection by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association and a third-team All-State selection by The Associated Press ... named an Indiana All-Star as one of the top 12 players in the state ... All-Area selection and the Player of the Year in the Northwest Conference for the second consecutive season ... ranked #60 by Rivals in its rankings of the top 100 recruits ... scored 11 points, had five rebounds and blocked one shot in 20 minutes of playing time for the U.S. All-Stars in their 120-117 victory over the Capital All-Stars in the 2006 Capital Classic ... averaged 24.0 points and 12.0 rebounds a game as a junior ... helped his team reach the State 4A semifinals and compile a 22-4 record ... named the Player of the Year in the Northwest Conference and earned All-Area honors ... also named an Indiana Junior All-Star.
PERSONAL: Jamil S. Tucker ... born Dec. 26, 1987 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... son of Earnice Tucker ...has two older siblings ... earned recognition on the Academic "A" Honor Roll his senior year in high school.
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.Resilient 'Hoos Keep Finding Ways to WinFootball10/14/17With a 20-14 victory Saturday over North Carolina at Kenan Stadium, Virginia stretched its winning streak to four games.Spencer Coming Up Big for CavaliersWomen's Volleyball10/12/17Versatile freshman Alexandra Spencer has been a big contributor this season for Virginia, which visits NC State and North Carolina this weekend.
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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.
Jeff White: Cavalier Men's Basketball Notebook
M. Basketball | 10/16/2017
The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is...
On-Sale Dates Announced for Single-Game Tickets
M. Basketball | 10/9/2017
The Virginia athletics department announced Monday (Oct. 9) the on-sale dates for single-game...
Blue-White Scrimmage & Meet the Teams Day Set for Oct. 22
M. Basketball | 9/26/2017
The University of Virginia will host a pair of preseason events on Sunday, Oct. 22 at John Paul...
UVA Announces Times and TV Designations for Seven Games
M. Basketball | 9/18/2017
UVA home contests vs. UNC Greensboro (Nov. 10, 7 p.m.), Austin Peay (Nov. 13, 7 p.m.), Lehigh (De...
ACC Releases UVA's 2017-18 Men's Basketball Schedule
M. Basketball | 9/7/2017
Virginia will play 30 regular-season games, including 17 contests at John Paul Jones Arena.
Jeff White: Johnson Eager to Make Mark as Cavalier
M. Basketball | 8/23/2017
The addition of graduate student Nigel Johnson, who averaged 11.3 points for Rutgers last season,...
Jeff White: Newcomers Settling In At UVA
M. Basketball | 06/30/2017
Head coach Tony Bennett's scholarship players for 2017-18 include two freshmen: guard Marco...
New Scott Stadium & JPJ Bag Policy and Entry Procedures...
M. Basketball | 09/28/2017
Virginia Athletics announced changes to the bag policy and entrance procedures for home football ...
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