10 Reasons Virginia Basketball Is Not a Lock for the NCAA Tournament

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10 Reasons Virginia Basketball Is Not a Lock for the NCAA Tournament
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Oh what a difference a game makes.

Virginia basketball fans were rolling after a 70-38 systematic destruction of Georgia Tech on the road.

Following the carnage in college hoops to teams like Syracuse, Duke, Baylor, Illinois and many others, Virginia looked like it might be heading towards a top ten ranking with a victory against arch-rival Virginia Tech.

Instead, the Cavaliers laid one of the worst eggs imaginable in a 47-45 disaster that led to far more questions than answers.

Virginia fans expected the team to be different without starting center Assane Sene, but Sene's anemic offense cannot fully explain a performance where the Cavaliers shot 1-of-14 from beyond the arc and 14-of-22 at the line.

Now Virginia is 15-3 and still holding on to their top 25 ranking. However, several flaws have been exposed that appear to be more than just a fluke occurrence.

Despite the best start in nearly three decades, Virginia is not a lock to make the Big Dance and here are ten reasons why the Cavalier fans could be blue by season's end.

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