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How has the world changed since Virginia Basketball’s last win at Duke before yesterday?

It had been 23 years, so I’ll give you 23 ways.

NCAA Basketball: Virginia at Duke Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

In one of the most thrilling games of the Tony Bennett Era, the Virginia Cavaliers took down the Duke Blue Devils in Cameron Indoor Stadium yesterday for the first time since Jan. 14, 1995 - or, in 8,415 days.

To simply say that it’s been a long time since the Hoos won in Durham doesn’t do the achievement justice, so I decided to break it down further.

  1. John Paul Jones Arena was a gravel parking lot across Massie Road from University Hall.
  2. Virginia nearly doubled its seating capacity when it moved to JPJ less than halfway into the drought in 2006.
  3. Bennett was in the third and final season of his NBA career with the Charlotte Hornets.
  4. The most popular song in the U.S. was “On Bended Knee” by Boyz II Men, one of Bennett’s favorite acts.
  5. Kyle Guy, along with the entirety of this year’s Cavalier team, had not been born yet.
  6. Legends of the Fall was the highest-grossing movie that weekend.
  7. Bronco Mendenhall was about to embark on a two-year return to his alma mater, Oregon State, as an assistant.
  8. Eight teams have either left or joined the ACC since then.
  9. UVA has been in nine NCAA tournaments since then.
  10. Dave Matthews Band’s debut studio album, Under the Table and Dreaming, wasn’t yet four months old.
  11. Major League Baseball still had several weeks left in a strike that had cancelled the 1994 playoffs.
  12. Cory Alexander, who wore No. 12, broke his ankle a little over a month after the win and would miss the final six weeks or so of the season. Even without Alexander, UVA would knock off top-seeded Kansas in the Sweet 16 before falling in the Elite Eight to defending champ and eventual national runner-up Arkansas.
  13. That’s how many team NCAA championships Virginia has won in the last 23 years across six different sports: men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, men’s soccer, women’s rowing, men’s tennis, and baseball.
  14. The New Jersey Devils were five months from winning their first of three Stanley Cups.
  15. Nick Saban was getting ready for his first season as head coach at Michigan State.
  16. It would be 10 years before the Corner Bodo’s finally opened.
  17. That’s how many consecutive losses the Cavaliers had in Cameron Indoor before pulling it out on Saturday.
  18. Virginia had won their previous game, at home against No. 18 Clemson, 61-37. Last Tuesday, the Hoos beat No. 18 Clemson at home, 61-36.
  19. The Cavaliers had gone almost 14 years without an outright ACC regular season championship and 19 without winning the tournament, and it would be 19 more until they ended both of those droughts.
  20. Bryant Stith was the most recent Cavalier to have his number (20) retired. Since then, Sean Singletary and Malcolm Brogdon have also seen their numbers hoisted into the rafters at JPJ.
  21. Roy Williams was the head coach at Kansas, and Bill Self was midway through his first of three head coaching stops before Kansas: Oral Roberts.
  22. Jason Williford, then a fourth-year forward, wore No. 22 on that team and is now one of Bennett’s longest-tenured assistants.
  23. There is one way the world hasn’t changed. Mike Krzyzewski’s hair is still black.