Even more quiet than Virginias push for a top-three finish in the ACC standings is junior wing Joe Harris bid for first-team All-ACC.
The Cavaliers enter a crucial road game at North Carolina at 18-6 overall and 8-3 in the ACC. The Cavs RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) of 79 isnt backed up by their impressive record, though. Harris play, however, is. And just recently the two have complemented each other, which is why Virginia has positioned itself so nicely in the ACC.
Virginia has won seven of its last eight games, and in that stretch is scoring 18.4 points per contest. This time a year ago, Harris game went into the tank, as he played with a broken hand out of necessity. Virginia fell apart, too.
Harris is healthy now and is playing as well as anyone in the conference. For the season, hes averaging 16.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per outing, plus the Washington native is converting 48.4 percent of his 3-point attempts, as well.
Tuesdays 26-point effort in a home w...