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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - No matter how many injuries they accumulate, no matter how slender their playoff hopes might be, the Washington Redskins at least have this on their side: Each opponent the rest of the way currently owns a losing record, starting next week with the NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Trevon Bluiett scored 20 points to lead No. 15 Xavier to an 83-64 victory over George Washington in the Las Vegas Invitational. Quentin Goodin added 16 points for Xavier
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Virginia is hoping to put a cap on a successful regular season with a victory against No. 24 Virginia Tech. The Cavaliers have lost their last 13 games against the Hokies. That means they have never beaten them since Virginia Tech joined the ACC in 2004. The Cavaliers would also love to see a predominance of their fans in the seats Friday night at Scott Stadium.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kyle Guy scored 18 points to lead Virginia to a 68-42 win over Vanderbilt in the first game of the 2017 Preseason NIT. Ty Jerome added 14 and Mamadi Diakite finished with 12 as Virginia improved to 5-0 with the rout.
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