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Virginia basketball rises to #2 in the polls

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Posted at 2:27 PM, Jan 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-12 14:27:58-05

RICHMOND, Va. — The University of Virginia Cavaliers are now the second-ranked college basketball team in the country. A Saturday road win over then #13-ranked Notre Dame, coupled with a Sunday road loss by then #2-Duke helped propel undefeated UVa. into the number two position. Virginia and #1-ranked University of Kentucky are the only unbeaten teams left in college basketball.

The VCU Rams, winners of eight in a row, rose to #17 in the polls after a 89-74 win Saturday over St. Joesph’s.

On December 6, Virginia defeated VCU 74-57 at the Siegel Center.