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'Hoos Ranked #5 in Latest Associated Press Top-25 Poll

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The UVa men's basketball team is ranked 5th in the nation this week by the Associated Press.  Its Virginia's first time being ranked in the top-10 since the 2001-'02 season.

Virginia jumped up seven spots from #12 this week after beating Syracuse 75-56 Saturday to win the ACC regular season championship outright for the first time since 1981.

Virginia has a record of 16-1 in the ACC and has won 13 straight games. 

AP Top 5:

1) Florida          27-2
2) Wichita St.    31-0
3) Arizona         27-2
4) Duke             23-6
5) Virginia          25-5

Virginia sophomore guard Malcolm Brogdon has been named the CBSSports.com National Player of the Week.   Brogdon was also named ACC Co-Player of the week with UNC's Marcus Paige.  Brogdon averaged 17 points, five rebounds, and four assists in two games last week.  He had a career high 19 points , five rebounds, and five assists in Virginia's win over Syracuse.

The 'Hoos wrap up the regular season hosting Maryland on Sunday.

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