Report: Dawn Staley “Not Interested” In UVA Head Coaching Gig

After knocking out Virginia in the NCAA tournaments second round, South Carolinas head coach Dawn Staley may have a decision to make. 

POSTGAME: Dawn Staley, A’ja Wilson, Tyasha Harris on Virginia – 3/18/18

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A lifelong student and legend of the game, Staleys decorated career began at UVA and the Cavaliers are interested in bringing back their native child home as their head coach. 

Dawn Staley’s Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech

Dawn Staley delivers her speech upon being enshrined to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2013. To learn more about Dawn Staley take a look at her official Hall of Fame bio at

For Staley it would be a fitting homecoming and while they were previous talk in the past about bringing back to Charlottesville, nothing came to fruition. This allowed her to strengthen her already bulky resume. In ten years with the Gamecocks,  Staley stats include five consecutive Sweet 16s, leading the nation in attendance four years running and claiming the national championship in 2017. In her undergrad career at UVA, she earned three Final Four appearances and two national player of the honors.

Will this reunion happen? Only time will tell, but Staley has more pressing matters to attend to. You know, like getting out of the Sweet 16. 

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