CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The worst game of Virginia’s season was also the one that sparked the Cavaliers’ turnaround.
Virginia got pounded 87-52 at Tennessee on Dec. 30 — and the drubbing was on national television. The Volunteers scorched Virginia’s defense, making 11 of 18 3-point shots, led by 22 points at halftime and kept pouring it on.
In the Cavaliers’ locker room afterward, the chatter about what to do began.
Senior Joe Harris, a Chelan graduate, said the discussions continued…