Virginia Basketball Double Bonus: Kent State, William & Mary

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Virginia is 4-1.
Trey Murphy III and the Hoos grabbed an easy home win. ~ Photo courtesy Matt Riley/Virginia Athletics Media Relations

The Virginia basketball team sandwiched two home wins around a 17-day pause to get to 4-1 on the season. The most recent victory came Tuesday against William & Mary by a 76-40 margin as UVA led wire to wire. The low rust, low drama performance left fans happy, but filled with questions as a newly scheduled tussle with No. 1 Gonzaga looms this weekend.

The Double Bonus is back to talk hoops.

Do We Know The Rotation?

This didn’t come up in the most recent Best Seat in the House segment, but Luke Neer and I discussed it off air for a couple of minutes. It’s cycled around the message boards a little bit too. So through five games, roughly the quarter pole for this season, have the Hoos solved some of the questions about a rotation for a deep and talented roster?

I think so. At this point, the bookends at point guard and center are obvious. Kihei Clark and Reece Beekman pair up at one spot, while Jay Huff and Kadin Shedrick take care of the minutes in the middle. Tomas Woldetensae, Casey Morsell, Sam Hauser, and Trey Murphy III seem to be in position for solid minutes on the wings. That leaves Justin McKoy in the ninth spot for potential minutes, but he’s been