Nov. 26, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Virginia men's basketball team will compete in the 2013 Corpus Christi Challenge, it was announced Monday by the Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau.
The tournament format includes four games for each team with two games held at campus sites and two games held at the American Bank Center Arena.
Virginia joins Texas A&M, SMU, Missouri State, Hampton, Liberty, Sam Houston State and Arkansas Pine Bluff in the inaugural eight-team field that will conclude play Nov. 29-30 during Thanksgiving weekend in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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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