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On This Date: Ty Jerome's Clutch Three Seals UVA Victory at Duke

Four years ago today, the Cavaliers won at Cameron Indoor for the first time since 1995

On January 27th, 2018, the Virginia men's basketball team went into Cameron Indoor and defeated the Duke Blue Devils on their home floor for the first time since 1995. 

Tony Bennett, Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball vs. Duke Blue Devils 2018
De'Andre Hunter, Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball, Marvin Bagley III, Duke Blue Devils men's basketball 2018
Devon Hall, Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball vs. Duke Blue Devils 2018

Then came one of the clutchest dagger threes in Virginia basketball history.

UVA ran the shot clock down, then Ty Jerome pump faked to his left, before pulling up for a three-pointer from well beyond the three-point line and splashed it, silencing the packed Duke crowd at Cameron Indoor.

Ty Jerome, Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball vs. Duke Blue Devils

Kyle Guy made some clutch free throws to punctuate his 17-point performance and sealed the 65-63 victory for Virginia, the program's first win in Durham in 23 years. 

Kyle Guy, Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball vs. Duke Blue Devils 2018

Kyle Guy is hoisted up Isaiah Wilkins in celebration of Virginia's 65-63 victory over Duke on January 27th, 2018. 

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The victory was also Virginia's 12th win in a row and propelled the Cavaliers towards earning their first AP No. 1 ranking since the days of Ralph Sampson in 1982. 


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