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No. 4 UVa rips No. 9 Hokies, now 16-0

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Ty Jerome got No. 4 Virginia off to just the start it needed by making a few deep 3-pointers. That opened things up for De'Andre Hunter and quickly shut things off for No. 9 Virginia Tech.

Hunter scored 21 points, Kyle Guy scored 15 and Jerome had 14 points and a career-high 12 assists as the Cavaliers started fast and routed the Hokies 81-59 on Tuesday night.

"He loosened it up early with some of those long threes," Virginia coach Tony Bennett said of Jerome, who made three 3s, the first from about 25 feet, in the first seven minutes.

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Rank School Rec
1 Duke14-2
2 Michigan17-0
3 Tennessee15-1
4 Virginia16-0
5 Gonzaga16-2
6 Michigan State15-2
7 Kansas15-2
8 Texas Tech15-1
9 Virginia Tech14-2
10 Nevada17-1
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas15-2
2 Oklahoma13-3
3 Tennessee15-1
4 Duke14-2
5 Virginia16-0
6 Michigan State15-2
7 Michigan17-0
8 LSU13-3
9 TCU13-3
9 Nevada17-1
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