HOOS Place Studio

HOOS Place Studio

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Polluting the cyberwaves with unfiltered, unsanctioned and honest commentary on University of Virginia sports


Happy Hoosgiving
Dec 4 • 92 min
StLouHoo joins Val and Seattle, and the whole HOOS Place crew gets into the nitty gritty of the football win over Virginia Tech and berth in the ACC Championship Game, and the basketball team on the eve of the ACC-B1G Challenge. StLou previews Purdue and…
Turkey Day Hopes
Nov 26 • 67 min
Seattle Hoo and special guest Evan Hughes from TechSideLine.Com preview the upcoming Virginia-Virginia Tech football game and marvel over the early season successes of Mike Young’s Hokies basketball team - even before the huge upset of #3 Michigan State…
Present And Future Champs
Nov 19 • 50 min
Special guest Brad McCorkle joins us to talk about the Hoos, his son Carson who just signed to play basketball for UVA, and Larry Bird. Val and Seattle break down the Columbia win, preview Vermont, and give kudos to the soccer and field hockey teams, the…
Worth the Squeeze
Nov 12 • 54 min
Host Val Prochaska and Seattle Hoo are joined by special guest Kevin Wall from SBNation’s Syracuse site NunesMagician.Com, @NunesMagician, to talk about the ACC opener for both teams on ACC Network. Does Kevin’s Elite Eight shot find the mark better than…
The New Pursuit Kicks Off
Nov 6 • 69 min
HOOS Place senior writer StLouHoo joins Seattle Hoo for to preview the 2019-20 season and the Syracuse game. What does the national championship mean to us, and what do we expect this season? Hoo will prevail in the ACC season opener?
19 Hoo Cast: Hoo Dreams
Apr 22 • 77 min
Seattle Hoo put his legal research and analysis skills to good work getting an understanding of the process college undergraduates go through to enter the NBA Draft, and maintain their eligibility for NCAA competition if they so choose. Then he and host…
18 Audiocast: My Friends, We Are the Champions
Apr 15 • 86 min
Not ready to let go of the championship celebration and move on with life? Neither are we. The HOOS Place Studio Crew got together to exult and discuss some of the salient issues arising from the championship game. Seattle Hoo uses the Moretti Infinity…
17 Audiocast: Here At Last, Here We Are
Apr 8 • 85 min
The HOOS Place Studio gang are joined by JORDAN SPERBER for analysis of the Texas Tech matchup, then talk about the Auburn win and give their own takes on the Texas Tech contest and what will be needed to win, including Seattle Hoo’s “Four Worries” from…
16: Final Four Wahoowa
Apr 5 • 68 min
Tony Bennett is finally here and for many of us it has been a 35 year wait. The Hoos are having fun in Minneapolis before getting down to business, and the HOOS Place Studio Crew had fun getting down to business. Analysis and revelry as we look at the…
15 - UVA History Instant Reaction
Mar 31 • 43 min
Valentine was home alone. Seattle Hoo was surrounded by Purdue Nation in the KFC Hoo! Center. They got together shortly after the game through the magic of the Internet and shared their experiences of the night.
14: Regionals
Mar 29 • 55 min
Seattle Hoo On Site
13 Audiocast: Lowering the Boom Is So Sweet
Mar 26 • 71 min
The Hoos Place Studio gang gathered after the victorious weekend with an effervescence like orange vanilla Coke to break down the Oklahoma game and spend a lot of time deep diving into the Oregon matchup and the overall Sweet Sixteen. Seattle Hoo was…
12 - Immediate Reaction Hoocast!
Mar 23 • 38 min
We did it! We survived the 16 seed and the Hoos advanced to the Second Round! The Hoos Place Studio team got together to bounce their first impressions off each other. How did it feel? What did we think? Some strategic analysis and criticism, and some…
11 Audiocast: Curtain Up
Mar 20 • 66 min
The playbill for the final act has been distributed to the ushers and the audience is about to pour through the lobby into its seats. Seattle Hoo and Valentine are joined at long last by Hooamp, HOOS Place’s newest author. The crew reflects on a couple…
ACC Tournament Emergency Hoocast!
Mar 16 • 21 min
Virginia’s ACC season came to a premature-feeling end Friday evening with a loss to Florida State in the semifinal. Seattle Hoo brings his analysis of the outcome and draws some lessons for going forward. He also makes a prediction for tonight’s final…
10 Audiocast: Senior Day and ACC Tournament Ranting and Rambling
Mar 11 • 68 min
Seattle and Valentine meet on Sunday after the Louisville season finale to recap the game, including a Seattle Hoo rant and some digression about the other players who may have played their last home game, then they look ahead to the ACC Tournament, with…
9: Hoops Nerds
Mar 1 • 51 min
Seattle Hoo and Valentine geek out on Ken Pomeroy, lulling him into a false sense of security so that the big reveal can slip out. No, really, is his system the most accurate? Or is there someone else he looks up to? After that, our hosts try to feign…
8 Audiocast: Beatdowns and Downbeats
Feb 22 • 41 min
Seattle Hoo and Valentine sat down Wednesday night after watching Syracuse and Carolina hammer Louisville and Duke to talk about the Virginia Tech game, the upcoming battles with Louisville and - oh yeah - Georgia Tech, and what’s going on in the ACC.
7 Audiocast: Stumbling Rivals
Feb 15 • 49 min
Seattle Hoo and Valentine are back with comments on the Duke game, the Duke-Louisville game, the Cheatolina beatback, and some anticipatory reflections on Notre Dame, Virginia Tech and Louisville. Seattle Hoo really wants to know: Louisville, who ARE you?
6: Beating Kasparov
Feb 8 • 52 min
Seattle Hoo and Valentine are back to talk more about Duke. But first, they recap the Clash of the Tiny Titans, and Seattle gives Mamadi Diakite some recognition. There’s a little recruiting talk at the end, and, oh yeah, Carolina, too.
5 Audiocast: Fighting Hoodini
Feb 1 • 65 min
Valentine returns to co-host and save listeners from another aimless Seattle Hoo ramble, as we look back at the Hoos’ latest victories and anticipate a visit from the Miami Barelygaleforcewinds. We also present special guest Houston Wilson from…
4 Audiocast: Battle Tactics
Jan 25 • 40 min
Special guest Jordan Sperber joins Seattle Hoo to analyze Duke’s strategy against Virginia and how the Cavaliers could counter the approach if adopted by future ACC opponents. Seattle Hoo also looks at the Wake Forest win and the role of Jay Huff, and…
3: Doing Battle
Jan 18 • 48 min
Seattle Hoo and StLouHoo get together to rave about Jay Huff and Kihei Clark in the last two games, and break down the upcoming battles with Duke and Wake. Chief question: What does it do to Duke if Tre Jones cannot play?
2: Returns and Ensembles
Jan 11 • 45 min
HOOS Place author Valentine joins producer Seattle Hoo in the studio for Episode 2 of the Hoocast. In this episode we find out what is going on with women’s soccer, review the men’s basketball Florida State and Boston College wins, preview Clemson and…