Virginia head coach Tony Bennett collapses on court
A scary scene unfolded late in the first half of No. 1-seeded Virginia’s first-round contest against Hampton on Thursday when Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett collapsed on the sideline.
The 46-year-old Bennett leaned over with his hands on his knees before falling over on his side.
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Tony Bennett went down to the floor, not sure what caused it… pic.twitter.com/m8CFSWBskS
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Trainers examined Bennett and took him to the locker room. When Bennett returned to the floor to a big cheer, he revealed that he was a bit dehydrated when he went down.
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