TheSabre.com’s Fan Friday: Basketball Birthdays

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This past week was a popular one for Virginia basketball birthdays. Ralph Sampson, Devon Hall, and Ty Jerome all celebrated birthdays.

Here are some of the social media shout outs to the players.

 

 
 
 
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Happy Birthday to Hoo legend Ralph Sampson! 50 is 60.  #UVA #wahoowa #gohoos

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Sampson’s birthday also led to some good discussion on the men’s basketball message board. Some select posts are below, including one from poster Trugoy that asked what Sampson’s game would look like if he were modern player and who that might compare to. Responses within the thread – click here – included Anthony Davis, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Kevin Durant to name a few.

Here are some of the posts about how Sampson might look in today’s college game. Hint: still dominant.

And with that, let’s dive into the rest of TheSabre.com’s Fan Friday feature.

Fan(s) Of The Week

Line it up and sink it!

Student Fan(s) Of The Week

Cheering on the Hoos with CavMan.

Feature Photo Of The Week

UVA men’s soccer alumni celebrated the program’s National Championships last fall during a football game.

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