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Mike Lopresti | NCAA.com | January 19, 2019

One unusual fact about Virginia and Michigan, the last two unbeaten college basketball teams to lose

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It’s the club that keeps getting smaller. There were only 17 members at the end of November (even Duke had been evicted) — and now we're down none. Michigan lost to Wisconsin on Saturday, making — guess who — the Virginia Cavaliers the last remaining unbeaten team in college basketball.

The Cavaliers then fell to Duke 72-70 later Saturday night at Cameron Indoor.

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* Michigan and Virginia each lost on Saturday. The team names are crossed out below to reflect they are no longer undefeated.

VIRGINIA (16-0). This is one way to forget how last season ended.  The Cavaliers have resumed standard procedure through 14 games, making few turnovers and giving up few points — one opponent has broken 60. Even then-No. 9 Florida State only put up 52 points before No. 9 Virginia Tech only managed to score 59.

Did you know . . . Virginia has players on its roster from five continents — North and South America, Africa, Australia and Europe. What, no Antarctica?

Beware . . . Duke on Jan. 19.  

MICHIGAN (17-0). Somewhere between playing Villanova, North Carolina and Purdue, the Wolverines were supposed to hit a speed bump. Forget it. 

Did you know . . . Michigan held that ranked threesome — Villanova, North Carolina and Purdue — to 47, 29.6 and 26.4 points below their scoring average. Double wow.

Wisconsin defeats No. 2 Michigan

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