Virginia fans have basked in the afterglow of the basketball program’s first National Championship for so long that the offseason vanished in a blink. The thrill of victory through one of the greatest redemption stories in all of sports along with the drama of odds-defying wins for three straight games at the end left Hoos here, there, and everywhere in a state of summer-long euphoria. How else could seven months seem more like seven days?
The program, meanwhile, returned from cloud nine much earlier and got to work on a new season. That season, with a new-look roster thanks to the departures of Jack Salt, De’Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome, Kyle Guy, and Marco Anthony – starts Wednesday night at Syracuse.
Before tip off, however, let’s take a look at 10 preseason questions for Tony Bennett’s 2019-2020 Virginia basketball team.
10. How does starting with a conference game change things?
Thanks to the debut of the new ACC Network, the league and ESPN decided to put together a made for TV tipoff to the season. That meant most – yes, we’re looking...
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