Virginia has had a long time to think about the loss to Duke.
The Cavaliers have fought to an impressive 14-2 record, but they know their season depends on winning as many games as possible in a sub-par ACC.
Georgia Tech appeared to be on the verge of collapse, dropping four straight games before turning things around in conference play. Yet, despite a nice win against North Carolina State, Maryland exposed a few weaknesses in College Park.
The Yellow Jackets are playing without a true home as their new arena is being built, but they will host Virginia in a critical contest for both teams.
The Cavaliers know better than to take Georgia Tech lightly, even if they have won five of the last six contests in the series (including three straight on the road).
The Yellow Jackets pose a threat to Virginia as they try to get back on track after a one-week wait.
Here are the five keys to a Virginia victory to get them back to the top tier of the ACC standings.