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Unless you're living under a rock, you're aware that the UVA Men's Basketball team ascended to the top of the AP Poll on February 12 for the first time since late December 1982. Based on my research, that poll was either December 20 or December 21, depending on who you ask. For posterity, the top ten of the current AP Poll featuring our Hoos in the top spot looks like this.

 1. Virginia

Touch the Paint

Posted on February 13, 2018, in Blog by Seattle Hoo.

The offense will be the key tonight at Miami.  How the Hoos handle the defensive strategy of Miami will determine whether Virginia successfully defends its shiny new #1 ranking or limps into the break on a 2-game slide shrouded in doubts.  Miami will have a strategy.  Virginia will have to diagnose it and adapt, something they did successfully against Florida State, but not against Virginia Tech.  One of the keys to success will be paint touches.

"To be honest, we got a lot of open shots - a lot of open shots we didn't knock down."  - Devon Hall

How often have we heard opposing coaches and players say that after a game against Virginia?  Every time?  Hearing those words come out of Devon Hall's mouth after the Hoos threw up 38 threes just kind of capsulizes the story of th...