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Coach’s adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

In this Jan. 27, 2015, photo, Ngoty, of Senegal, the adopted daughter of Viginia women's basketball coach Joanne Boyle, rests on a basketball as she plays with members of the women's basketball team in Charlottesville, Va. Each trip to Senegal to try and adopt Ngoty entailed an eight-hour flight to Dakar from Washington's Dulles International Airport, then a rugged drive of nearly 300 miles that could take 8-9 hours, or longer on the trips when Boyle and her driver blew a tire or their car overheated in the 120-degree temperatures. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women’s basketball coach could bring home.

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Former Virginia player Singletary arrested on DUI charge

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Former University of Virginia basketball player Sean Singletary has been charged in Charlottesville with driving under the influence and refusing a breath test.

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ACC seeding set, No. 8 Louisville loses at Virginia, 75-59

Virginia center Sarah Imovbioh (42) fights for a rebound with Louisville forward Mariya Moore (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Virginia won 75-59. (AP Photo/Ryan M. Kelly)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz brought his eighth-ranked team to Virginia looking for momentum.

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Randolph, Imovbioh lead Virginia past No. 8 Louisville 75-59

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Faith Randolph scored 23 points and Sarah Imovbioh had 22 points and 17 rebounds Sunday as Virginia beat No. 8 Louisville 75-59 in the final regular season game for both teams.

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Brogdon’s 19 lead No. 2 Virginia past Virginia Tech, 69-57

Virginia Tech forward Christian Beyer (22) shoots in front of Virginia guard Devon Hall (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ryan M. Kelly)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Darion Atkins turned his final home game at Virginia into a display of how far he has come.

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