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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: DEC 04 Virginia at Purdue Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Football, which remains very much in the hunt for an Orange Bowl bid, picked up another commit in quarterback Jay Woolfolk, who also might appear on the diamond for the Hoos, on Wednesday. Men’s basketball lost their highly anticipated rematch with Purdue, 69-40.

The Court Report: This season’s Virginia team can be the best defense in modern college basketball history (CBS Sports)

Though last night’s loss might have been a step back, UVA’s defense is still on a historic pace.

Easy to overlook, Brian Delaney’s late kick against Hokies loomed large (The Virginian-Pilot)

Yes, Mandy Alonso’s strip-sack that was picked up by Eli Hanback for a touchdown was the play that essentially sealed the game for the Cavaliers. But, that would have never happened without Brian Delaney’s 48-yard field goal which gave Virginia its first lead since early in the third quarter.

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