2021-10-15

United Pursuit - Virginias Journey to the 2019 National Championship

The OFFICIAL University of Virginia National Championship Book! United Pursuit was the mantra that bonded the players and coaches of the 2018-19 Virginia Cavaliers, carrying them to a national championship. The story of that epic season is chronicled in United Pursuit: Virginia s Journey to the 2019 National Championship. Nothing in recent college basketball memory rivals Virginia s storied run to the 2019 title. After their infamous 2018 NCAA tournament ouster when they became the first #1 seed to lose to a #16 seed, Virginia s 2018-19 squad played with the grit and determination that is a trademark of a Tony Bennett coached team. Heading into the 2019 tournament, this Virginia team refused to succumb to the demons of last year; instead they embraced the pressure, displaying a resiliency and a flair for the dramatic as they reeled off five straight wins to set up a showdown for the national championship. On a Monday night in Minneapolis, Virginia went toe-to-toe with Texas Tech in one of the most intense and entertaining championship games in recent history. When the game clock finally showed 0:00 at the end of the overtime period, the unimaginable had become reality for Hoos fans everywhere. The Virginia Cavaliers were national champions. United Pursuit: Virginia s Journey to the 2019 National Championship treats readers to behind-the-scenes images, many never before published, including the triumphant return to Charlottesville and celebration at Scott Stadium. Personal contributions include a Foreword by two-time Virginia All-American and 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon, and an Epilogue by Head Coach Tony Bennett. The story of the 2018-19 Virginia Cavaliers transcends basketball. This keepsake book is a must-have for Hoos fans young and old looking to revel in the glory of this truly unforgettable journey.


Book Details

Book Title: United Pursuit - Virginias Journey to the 2019 National Championship

Book Author: University of Virginia Athletic Department

Book Category: -

ISBN: 1940056772