LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Wahoos are waltzing into the Elite Eight!
No. 1 seed Virginia defeated 12-seed Oregon 53-49 at the KFC Yum! Center early Friday morning.
After trailing 16-10 in the opening half, UVA closed the first 20 minutes on a 20-6 run to lead 30-22 at halftime.
Ty Jerome, who's three-pointer with 3:36 remaining put the 'Hoos up 48-45, led the team with 13 points, six rebounds, and six assists.
The Cavaliers advance to their first Elite Eight since 2016, and will face Purdue Saturday evening at 8:49 p.m.
News 3 will be in Louisville to follow the 'Hoos run towards the Final Four.