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HANK KURZ Jr.
AP Sports Writer
    

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Virginia needs only to look at Georgia Tech to see how quickly the outlook of a team can improve.
    
The Yellow Jackets (4-3, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) ended a three-game losing streak a week ago by beating Syracuse 56-0, their largest victory in an ACC game.
    
The Cavaliers (2-5, 0-3) sorely need a day like that. They have lost four straight, blew a 22-point lead against Duke last week at home and probably won't be favored in another game this season.
    
Cavaliers coach Mike London says his team needs to play with intensity for a whole game.
    
He says that will be difficult against the Yellow Jackets. The triple-option offense always presents a unique challenge, and Georgia Tech's defense is among the best in the country, ranking 12th overall.