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A look at Virginia’s loss to Duke, and what’s to come when the Blue Devils visit Charlottesville

Join us on a tour of how the Virginia sports world reacted to Saturday’s loss.

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

Welcome to Monday, ladies and gentleman. We hope you’ve recovered from this weekend’s heartbreak. This weekend on STL we brought you a look at Virginia’s advance to No. 3 in the AP Poll and four takeaways from the Cavaliers’ loss to Duke. Here’s what else is happening around the corner to start your week!

Sometimes a loss is just a loss, and not some sort of UMBC-ian disaster (The Athletic) $$

The Athletic took a look at the Duke-Virginia loss as just that–a simple loss. And a pretty hard fought one at that.

UVa men’s basketball: Cavaliers aware now of what it will take to beat Duke (The Roanoke Times)

Saturday night’s devastating two-point loss was a night to learn what it will take to beat Duke next month when they travel to Charlottesville, according to the Roanoke Times.

Shooting struggles cost Cavaliers in loss to Blue Devils (The Daily Progress)

Unfortunately for the ‘Hoos, the team’s sharp shooters weren’t as sharp as we might’ve hoped on Saturday. Kyle Guy went 2-for-7 from the perimeter Saturday, while Ty Jerome hit Virginia’s only other long-range shot.


Virginia QB Bryce Perkins comes in at No. 3 in Pro Football Focus’ ACC quarterback grades.