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.
Prime Opportunity Eludes CavaliersWomen's Basketball2/18/18Virginia, which lost Sunday to ACC rival Miami at John Paul Jones Arena, has two regular-season games remaining, both on the road.Jackson Comfortable in Leading RoleWomen's Lacrosse2/16/18As a sophomore last season, Maggie Jackson led the Cavaliers in points, ground balls and draw controls and tied for the lead in assists.Eikhoff Eager to Assume Larger RoleBaseball2/15/18No. 15 Virginia, which opens the season Friday against No. 22 Central Florida, is counting on production from junior infield Nate Eikhoff.
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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: Hard-Earned Break Next for No. 1 'Hoos
M. Basketball | 2/14/2018
No. 1 Virginia, which defeated ACC rival Miami 59-50 late Tuesday night in Coral Gables, Fla.,...
No. 1 Virginia beats Miami 59-50
M. Basketball | 2/13/2018
No. 1 Virginia looked the part Tuesday, never trailing and holding Miami to 38 percent shooting...
Top-Ranked Virginia Plays at Miami Tuesday
M. Basketball | 2/12/2018
No. 1 Virginia (23-2, 12-1 ACC) plays at Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC) on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Tipoff at...
Jeff White: 'Hoos Absorb Painful Lessons in Defeat
M. Basketball | 2/11/2018
Next up for No. 2 Virginia, whose 15-game winning streak ended Saturday night at John Paul Jones ...
No. 2 Virginia Falls in Overtime to Virginia Tech
M. Basketball | 2/10/2018
No. 2 Virginia fell 61-60 in overtime to Virginia Tech on Saturday night in John Paul Jones Arena.
No. 2 UVA Hosts Virginia Tech in Commonwealth Clash
M. Basketball | 2/9/2018
No. 2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tipoff at John Paul...
Coach's Corner with Tony Bennett Airs Tonight
M. Basketball | 02/14/2018
The weekly radio program "Coach's Corner with Tony Bennett" airs tonight across the Virginia...
Jeff White: Resilient Cavaliers Triumph in Tallahassee
M. Basketball | 02/08/2018
Four days after defeating Syracuse at the Carrier Dome, No. 2 Virginia won another ACC road game,...
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