Currently in the midst of a three-game homestand, No. 3 Virginia sits atop the ACC standings and welcomes Syracuse into John Paul Jones Arena on Tuesday night.
Virginia (14-1, 3-0) has won six games in a row after a narrow 68-61 loss at West Virginia and holds a perfect 10-0 record at home this season.
The Cavaliers are coming off a suffocating 61-49 win over then No. 12 North Carolina on Saturday where they held the Tar Heels to 29.6 percent shooting and forced 19 turnovers. The win was the fifth straight for Virginia over North Carolina in Charlottesville.
"Their defense was really good," North Carolina head coach Roy Williams said after his team's loss to Virginia. "I told Tony (Bennett) it's about as good of a defensive game as I've had anybody play against us, and maybe ever." >> Read more
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