May 29, 2006
Today's attendance of 47,062 sets an NCAA championship game record. The combined attendance numbers from the Division I semifinal and championship games along with the Division II and III championships is highest in NCAA history.
2006 was Virginia coach Dom Starsia's 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, making him fourth all-time.
Virginia's Matt Ward finished the NCAA Tournament with 16 goals in four games for a new NCAA record. He had 22 total points in the tourney.
Since 1992 only four teams (Princeton, Syracuse, Virginia and Johns Hopkins) have won the NCAA title with Virginia winning three in that span. UVA has now won four all-time.
Virginia is just the 12th team to go undefeated in a season and holds the record for the most wins with 17.
The six goals by Virginia in the third quarter tied the team for third in tournament records.
Rivalry Win Continues Cavaliers' AscentMen's Basketball2/10/16In defeating Virginia Tech for the 10th time in the rivals' past 12 meetings, seventh-ranked Virginia never trailed Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.
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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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