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Teel: UVA loses memorably again, this time at Florida State


Well, late in the first half, Virginia’s Trey Murphy and Jay Huff dunked emphatically on back-to-back possessions, the kind of flexing that usually foreshadows another Cavaliers victory.


The Cavaliers (15-4, 11-2 ACC) and Seminoles (12-3, 8-2) are tied atop the conference standings in the loss column, with FSU poised to win league regular season for the second consecutive year.


Georgia Tech led the ACC in scoring entering its Jan. 23 game at John Paul Jones Arena, where UVA survived a pedestrian defensive performance — the Yellow Jackets averaged a stout 1.05 points per possession in the Cavaliers’ 64-62 victory.


Other than early in the second half, the Seminoles had little trouble in extending their home conference winning streak to 24 games, second-longest in ACC history and two shy of Duke’s record, set from 1997 to 2000.


Virginia affirmed its position atop the ACC on Saturday, exasperating a Hall of Fame rival and elevating Tony Bennett to rare company.


CHARLOTTESVILLE — During the week, North Carolina coach Roy Williams told media members his team hoped to get Virginia senior forward Jay Huff…






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