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Head over heels

"It hurts."

That was the prevailing sentiment in the Virginia locker room after the team blew a 10-point lead with less than four minutes remaining and suffered a devastating 76-71 loss to Virginia Tech last Thursday night.

As I looked around that room, I saw some of the most shell-shocked faces I'd ever seen. It was like 'Nam all over again ...\nOh, and by the way, depressed basketball players, you have to travel to Chapel Hill Sunday. You know, the place Virginia hasn't sniffed victory since 2002?

They said all the right things: They emphasized the need to learn from their defensive lapses - er, collapse