Charlottesville - Now Virginia players and coaches can finally focus on the game fans have been buzzing about for months. Fourth-ranked Syracuse comes to Charlottesville this Saturday for the 'Cavs final home game of the season.
Not only was Wednesday night's 25-point win over Miami UVa's 12th in a row, it kept the Cavs in first place in the ACC, one game ahead of the Orange. Virginia can clinch the ACC regular season title by beating Syracuse, no matter what happens in the final regular season game at Maryland a week from Sunday.London Perrantes, CAREER-HIGH 15 PTS. (4-4 3-PTS.), said "Yea we can finally talk about it now, there's nobody in our way. It's gonna be a great atmosphere at the game, it's nothing different really, other than the defense. But these last couple of games, we've been playing a lot of zone and we've been preparing for it."
Malcolm Brogdon, 15 PTS. VS. MIAMI, said "You have to think this is a very good team, they're one of the best teams in the country. You go into that game knowing that, but at the same time, you go into the game knowing we're very good and thinking we're supposed to win this game."