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Another night, another court-storming. This time, unranked UVA knocked off No. 3 Duke at home, 73-68. While the Wahoos were favored according to Vegas, the fans at the stadium used the “upset” as an opportunity to party at mid-court anyway.
Joe Harris had 36 points and seven rebounds, shooting 12-of-20 for the Cavaliers, who may be officially off the bubble. Akil Mitchell chipped in 19 points and 12 boards as well. UVA withstood a great effort from Duke’s Seth Curry, who had 28 points of his own.
Here’s the final buzzer and the subsequent party in Charlottesville.
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Joe Harris scored a career-high 36 points and Virginia celebrated the 11-year anniversary of its last victory over a top-5 team by doing it again, beating No. 3 Duke 73-68 on Thursday night.
Akil Mitchell added 19 points and 12 rebounds as he and Harris outplayed Duke's top twosome of Seth Curry and Mason Plumlee, giving Virginia (20-8, 10-5 ACC) its 16th consecutive victory...
Duke came out of the gates flat and relatively uninspired against Virginia and they payed the price.
Joe Harris almost single-handledly took care of Duke.
The Cavaliers used a stellar night from their star Joe Harris who scored 36 points to lead Virginia past Duke 73 to 68 and essentially drop Duke out of the running for the ACC Regular season title and bring into serious question...
Virginia guard Joe Harris is the only ACC player this season to rank in the top 10 in field goal shooting, 3-point percentage and free throw shooting. (Credit: Andrew Shurtleff/Daily Progress)
Playing basketball for his father at Chelan High School in north central Washington, Joe Harris learned the importance of doing more on the court than just making shots and scoring points....
Thursday night's basketball action consisted of a good win from UNC at Clemson and Virginia giving everything they had in a win over Duke at home. You can read more about UNC's 68-59 win over Clemson here. Virginia's Joe Harris led the Cavaliers with 36 points to beat Duke in a huge win for UVA's NCAA tournament hopes. Read more about Virginia's win over...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Joe Harris scored a career-high 36 points and Virginia celebrated the 11-year anniversary of its last victory over a top 5 team by doing it again, beating No. 3 Duke 73-68 on Thursday night.
Akil Mitchell added 19 points and 12 rebounds as he and Harris outplayed Duke's top twosome of Seth Curry and Mason Plumlee, giving Virginia (20-8, 10-5 Atlantic...