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5 Reasons Why Virginia Will Win the 2014 NCAA Tournament

5 Reasons Why Virginia Will Win the 2014 NCAA Tournament

2014 ACC Tournament Champions
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The Virginia Cavaliers sealed a No. 1 seed in the 2014 NCAA tournament and are a lot of people’s favorites to run the table and come out on top. With a 2014 ACC tournament win in the bag, the Cavaliers are flying high right now. Here are five reasons why Virginia can win the 2014 NCAA tournament.

5. ACC Success

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5. ACC Success

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Virginia won the 2014 ACC tournament. Enough said.

4. Teamwork

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4. Teamwork

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There may not be a team in all of college basketball that fits together as well as the Virginia Cavaliers.

3. Three-Point Ability

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3. Three-Point Ability

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Not only can this team defend you all over the floor, they can strike daggers from 3-point range to close out a game.

2. Joe Harris

Joe Harris
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2. Joe Harris

Joe Harris
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Every top college basketball team needs a leader. Harris is the type of player who can ignite this team when they are playing poorly.

1. Defense

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1. Defense

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I’d give them the title of best defense in college basketball, but the Florida Gators and Tennessee Volunteers would give them a run for their money. However, defense wins championships and Virginia has that and more.