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UVA New Recruit Kyle Guy Ready To Make a Splash Next Season

One member of the University of Virginia’s basketball incoming recruiting class Kyle Guy recently sat down with The Daily Progress to discuss a variety of topics including his goals while at UVA, the Cavaliers journey in the last NCAA tournament, the McDonalds experience, and confirming or denying rumors that have been swirling around him.

Kyle Guy is a 6’3 combo guard from Indianapolis that was recently awarded the Indiana Mr. Basketball award and was named to the McDonalds All-American team. At the American Family High School Slam and 3-Point Championship, Guy took home the 3-point trophy which was no surprise as he has been one of the best shooters in high school but he did surprise the crowd when he not only entered the dunk contest but made it to the Finals. This is a true testament to the abilities and potential of this 18yr old. He will arrive at the UVA campus after he competes in the Indiana All-Star game. Watch some highlights of this new recruit and get excited Cavaliers fans as he is looking to make an immediate impact:

 

Fifth Ranked UVA Will face California to Round Out 2015

Chris Havlicek playing for UVA basketballThe University of Virginia (UVA) Cavaliers will face off with the California Golden Bears as a part of the 2015 Jimmy V Basketball Classic. The Cavaliers are ranked 5th in the nation as of the latest AP basketball polls and will look to utilize their high power offense to defeat the Golden Bears. The game will be played in Virginia and the Cavaliers will look to capitalize on their loyal fans to be their 6th man.   Read more on this matchup here including ticket prices and television scheduling.

UVA Gets Early Start on Signing Recruiting

The University of Virginia men’s basketball program has officially announced the signing of four recruits during the Early Signing Period. UVA has shown their intention for their 2016 season as they have signed four quality recruits with a wide variety of talents. Point guard Ty Jerome, combo guard Kyle Guy, power forward Jay Huff, and small forward De’Andre Hunter are the players that have signed to be Cavaliers in 2016 and hope to bring UVA into title contention.

Learn more on these new recruits and their journey in becoming Cavaliers.

Age Old Rivalry: UVA Head South to take on UNC

As the University of Virginia prepare to line up against the University of North Carolina Tarheels, many supports may not realize that this rivalry is one of the oldest in the nation as they face off for the 120th time over the past 123 years. UNC currently have the better record at 5-1 but after the Michigan State upset we know that rankings and records aren’t the determining factor.

Sports enthusiasts have compared both teams and have determined that UNC should come out the victor by a large margin. If anyone remembers the season opener last year where UVA upset Louisville they would know not to count them out. Read the full team comparison and score prediction here.

2016 Summer Olympics Handball Arena on Display

Despite not being completed until next year, Rio de Janeiro recently showcased the first Olympic venue from their new Olympic Park. This arena will be mainly used to host handball events during the Olympics that are slated to take place August 5, 2016 and goalball events during the Paralympics in September of the same year.

Watch the Brazilian goalball team demonstrate the sport at the new venue.