Virginia's Zack Gelof (Aaron Fitt)


Fitt: Stars Shine Bright For Virginia; The Case For UNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — By now it’s been well documented that Virginia is not the same team it was a month ago, or in mid-March when it last faced Notre Dame. The Irish boat-raced the Cavaliers in that three-game sweep, outscoring them 30-12.

“Obviously when we played them early in the season, they took us behind the woodshed and showed us what you need to do to be successful in this league,” Virginia coach Brian O’Connor said Friday.

On Friday, the Cavaliers showed that they took those lessons to heart. On this day, Virginia was the team that took Notre Dame[…]