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Scott Wood had 23 points and seven 3-pointers to help North Carolina State beat Virginia 75-56 on Friday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Joe Harris scored a career-high 36 points and Virginia celebrated the 11-year anniversary of its last victory over a top 5 team by doing it again, beating No. 3 Duke 73-68 on Thursday night.
The Virginia Cavaliers picked a bad time for an uncharacteristic defensive breakdown.
North Carolina beat Virginia 93-81 on Saturday, snapping a two-game skid with one of their strongest offensive showings this season.
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After three consecutive impressive victories, the Cavaliers have to show they really belong in their next two games. Cavaliers are viewed by most as a bubble team
Virginia defensive tackle Chris Brathwaite, the Cavaliers most effective lineman, had been declared ineligible and is no longer enrolled at the university.
Virginia's loss to Clemenson was Cavaliers ' lowest point total since a 63-44 loss to Boston College on Feb. 26, 2011. Joe Harris had 14 points and was Virginia's only player in double figures.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams says he is cautiously optimistic that Reggie Bullock will play in Sunday's Atlantic Coast Conference opener at Virginia after missing a game with a concussion.
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