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#2 UVA basketball: And there’s room for improvement for Cavs?

UVA has hit a new high in the post-Ralph Sampson years with the #2 rankings in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls this week. But is there actually room for improvement for the Cavs?

D-back: N.C. State win more like it for UVA Pack-Line

Davidson scored 72, Miami scored 80, and the writers were up in arms. What was wrong with the vaunted UVA Pack-Line defense? Turns out, not much.

Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs defeated N.C. State, 61-51, on Wednesday.

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Video: Highlights from #3 UVA win over N.C. State

N.C. State got off to a fast start against third-ranked UVA, but the Hoos were able to fight off the Wolfpack, winning 61-51. Justin Anderson led UVA with 16 points and 9 rebounds, while Ralston Turner’s 14 points were a team-high for the Pack. With the win, Virginia improves to 14-0 on the season, its best start since the 1980-81 season.

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Richmond basketball loses shootout with NC State, 84-72

Richmond shot lights out in the first half and hit a season-high 11 three-pointers, but N.C. State stayed right with the Spiders and eventually pulled away for an 84-72 victory on Wednesday night at PNC Arena.

#3 Duke pulls away from #7 NC State, wins 75-67 in ACC Tournament semifinals

NC State couldn’t seem to miss in the first half. Duke took care of that problem after halftime. The Blue Devils held State to 35 percent shooting in the second half to pull away to a 75-67 win in Saturday’s second ACC Tournament semifinal.

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Upset special: #7 NC State knocks off #2 Syracuse, 66-63

#7 seed NC State held off a late rally from #2 seed Syracuse to pull off the first big upset of the 2014 ACC Tournament, 66-63, Friday night in Greensboro, N.C.

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#7 NC State rallies late, defeats #10 Miami, 67-58, in ACC Tournament

#7 seed NC State finished on a 16-5 run in the final 3:52 to put away #10 seed Miami, 67-58, in the second round of the ACC Tournament on Thursday.