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Richmond looks to end recent skid in series with No. 14 VCU

VCU guard Melvin Johnson, left, defends George Washington guard Kethan Savage during an NCAA college basketball game at the Siegel Center in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  VCU won 72-48.  (AP Photo/Zach Gibson)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond hopes to end its recent struggles against VCU when it travels across town to meet its Atlantic 10 rival on Saturday.

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No. 2 Virginia, Bennett poised for another ACC title run

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls out a play in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game with Notre Dame  Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work.

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No. 4 Duke at No. 2 Virginia headlines week ahead in ACC

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett signals his team during an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; SALEM TIMES REGISTER OUT; FINCASTLE HERALD OUT;  CHRISTIANBURG NEWS MESSENGER OUT; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL OUT; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL OUT

A look at things to watch this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference:

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Virginia’s McCarthy sidelined after undergoing back surgery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — All-American outfielder Joe McCarthy of Virginia will miss approximately 12 weeks of the season after undergoing back surgery.

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Werth pleads guilty, will serve 5 days for reckless driving

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and been sentenced to five days in jail for driving 105 mph on the Capital Beltway.

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