- Despite a valiant comeback effort, men’s basketball fell to No. 5 Louisville, 80-73.
- No. 2 men’s lacrosse took care of No. 14 Loyola on Saturday, beating the Greyhounds, 12-9.
Eighth-ranked women’s lacrosse opened up their 2020 campaign with a crazy come-from-behind win over No. 15 Navy. Junior Ashlyn McGovern, who scored five goals in total on the day, netted both the game-tying goal in regulation and game-winner during the overtime session.
FINAL | The Hoos come through in the clutch, taking the 4-3 victory over No. 14 Arizona State to close out their weekend at the ITA National Team Indoors in Chicago. #GoHoos | #ITAIndoors pic.twitter.com/OOnAUQ8YxP— Virginia Women's Tennis (@UVAWomensTennis) February 9, 2020
No. 11 women’s tennis (6-2) wrapped up their weekend at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Chicago with a win over No. 14 Arizona State, 4-3. The win came on the heels of two tough 4-2 losses against third-ranked Georgia and No. 6 Pepperdine.
Falling forward?— Bennett Conlin (@BennettConlin) February 9, 2020
The metrics like Virginia more after its close loss to Louisville.
NET ranking: Improved five spots to No. 51
KenPom ranking: Improved two spots to No. 52
KenPom offensive efficiency: Improved 49 spots to No. 227
Defensive efficiency took a minor dip to 3rd.
The silver lining to the Hoos’ loss over the weekend.