VIRGINIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIRGINIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) College basketball: Michigan State beats No. 1-seed Virginia, 61-59 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745694-77/state-michigan-points-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745694-77/state-michigan-points-virginia.html.csp">College basketball: Michigan State beats No. 1-seed Virginia, 61-59</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 on Friday night to advance to East Regional final. The fourth-seeded Spartans (29-8) will play Connecticut (29-8) on Sunday with a Final Four berth at stake. The seventh-seeded Huskies beat third-seeded Iowa State 81-76 earlier Friday. Michigan State overcame a horrible start to the second half and then withstood a late run by the Cavaliers (30-7) to advance to the regional finals for the ei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577456942014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745694@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:52 MDT W. Jordan mom will be sentenced in May for killing daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728091-78/hansen-daughter-hoodman-herself.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728091-78/hansen-daughter-hoodman-herself.html.csp">W. Jordan mom will be sentenced in May for killing daughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T20:31:37.661-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 08:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • The woman who showed up bloodied and dazed at her door more than a two years ago claiming she had just shot her daughter is not the same woman Juila Hoodman considered a “sister.” The mental illness Mary Ethel Hansen had been struggling with for years had finally taken hold, prompting her to shoot her daughter twice in the head and then turn the gun on herself in an alleged death pact. She had become dangerous. And Hoodman, who sat in court Tuesday awaiting the chance to testify a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728091@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:31:37 MDT Virginia beats Memphis 78-60 in NCAA East Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721255-77/virginia-memphis-tigers-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721255-77/virginia-memphis-tigers-points.html.csp">Virginia beats Memphis 78-60 in NCAA East Region</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AARON BEARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Raleigh, N.C. • Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis 78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades. Anthony Gill added 13 points for the Cavaliers (30-6), who turned in a dominating performance while controlling the tempo and shutting down the eighth-seeded Tigers (24-10) at nearly every turn. Virginia led by 15 at halftime and pushed that to 27 points late, picking right up where it left off ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577212552014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57721255@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:12 MDT NCAA Tournament: Virginia 70, Coastal Carolina 59 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715490-77/tournament-virginia-cavaliers-seed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715490-77/tournament-virginia-cavaliers-seed.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Virginia 70, Coastal Carolina 59</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AARON BEARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:18.742-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">RALEIGH, N.C. • Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers, the top seed in the East Region, trailed by 10 in the first half and five at halftime to the 16th-seeded Chanticleers before pushing ahead for good with about 9 minutes left. A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985, and the Cavs (29-6) ensured hist...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577154902014-03-22T16:45:18.742-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:18.742-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57715490@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:18 MDT NCAA Tournament: East is balanced at the top http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57685575-77/state-team-virginia-east.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57685575-77/state-team-virginia-east.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: East is balanced at the top</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T23:09:45.671-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’ll be hard to pick a favorite to come out of the East for the Final Four. While there’s nothing wrong with top-seeded Virginia, which just won the ACC with defense and gritty wing scorers, there’s also a lot to like about Villanova, which only lost four games all year behind three very good scorers. There’s also Iowa State, a dynamo team that can put up points in a hurry, and Michigan State, which is no stranger to Final Four runs. The East Region isn’t considered the toughest by most pundit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57685575@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:09:45 MDT College basketball: No. 1 Florida wins 25th straight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57688342-77/conference-state-points-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57688342-77/conference-state-points-florida.html.csp">College basketball: No. 1 Florida wins 25th straight</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T22:14:34.523-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Patric Young scored 16 points and No. 1 Florida turned up the defensive pressure in the second half, rallying for a 56-49 victory over Tennessee in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday. Florida (31-2) extended its school-record winning streak to 25 in a row after trailing by 10 in t he first half. The Gators were down 35-28 at the break, but they wore down the Volunteers (21-12) over the final 20 minutes. After shooting 54 percent in the opening period, Ten...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576883422014-03-15T22:14:34.523-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T22:14:34.523-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57688342@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:14:34 MDT Men’s Top 25 basketball: No. 1 Florida first to go 18-0 in SEC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57653838-77/florida-points-state-18-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57653838-77/florida-points-state-18-0.html.csp">Men’s Top 25 basketball: No. 1 Florida first to go 18-0 in SEC</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T23:54:42.391-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 11:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gainesville, Fla. • Patric Young scored 18 points in his final home game and No. 1 Florida routed 25th-ranked Kentucky 84-65 Saturday, becoming the first team in Southeastern Conference history to go 18-0 in league play. Fellow seniors Casey Prather (15) and Scottie Wilbekin (13) also reached double figures for the Gators (29-2, 18-0), who have won 23 straight this season and 32 in a row at home. Coach Billy Donovan called timeout with 36.9 seconds remaining to get his four seniors another stand...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576538382014-03-08T23:54:42.391-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-08T23:54:42.391-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57653838@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:54:42 MDT Walloped again: Another storm hits much of U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57626157-68/inches-snow-state-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57626157-68/inches-snow-state-virginia.html.csp">Walloped again: Another storm hits much of U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT ZONGKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T12:26:13.641-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 12:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Winter kept its icy hold on much of the country Monday, with snow falling and temperatures dropping as schools and offices closed and people from the South and Mid-Atlantic to Northeast reluctantly waited out another storm indoors. Four to 8 inches of snow were forecast from Baltimore to Washington — lower than earlier predictions but enough to cause headaches for the region. Russ Watters, 60, of St. Louis was walking through the National Air and Space Museum with his 14-year-old so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576261572014-03-03T12:26:13.641-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-03T12:26:13.641-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57626157@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:26:13 MDT Utah is getting worse, according to well-being index http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57591383-226/utah-index-dakota-lowest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57591383-226/utah-index-dakota-lowest.html.csp">Utah is getting worse, according to well-being index</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T19:17:47.371-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah is getting worse. In 2012, Utah was the fourth-best state for well-being. But in 2013 it fell all the way down to number 12. Ugh. Those numbers come from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which is based on 178,000 interviews conducted across the nation. The index was first complied in 2008 and is determined according to 55 measures of well-being. Utah has typically done well in the index. In 2008, the Beehive State took the very top spot. By 2010, Utah dropped to number 10 before r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591383@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:17:47 MDT