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UVa Beats FSU; Ends Heels' ACC Title Hopes

With a win over FSU today in the ACC Baseball Tournament, UVa moved to 2-0 in the division and eliminated UNC from ACC title contention. The worst UVa can do now is 2-1 which is the best case for UNC meaning the Cavaliers would win the tiebreaker on the head-to-head and advance to the title game on Sunday.

However, if we employ the Roy Williams ACC Tournament Doctrine(which strikes me as more applicable to baseball than basketball) this is not such a bad thing. Since there is nothing to win, Mike Fox can rest the starters and get ready for the NCAA Regionals. Granted, the Heels probably need to at least beat Wake Forest tonight but I doubt their NCAA seeding will be impacted much by this event. It would also benefit UNC more to rest players, especially the pitchers since the main goal is a return to the College World Series.