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Putting to rest last season's oh-so-close loss to UCLA critical for Virginia in rematch

Putting to rest last season's oh-so-close loss to UCLA critical for Virginia in rematch

Moving forward after uplifting wins or demoralizing losses is essential, but the what-could've-been factor associated with Virginia's season-opening 28-20 loss to then-No. 8 UCLA last season made it even harder to put in the past. Given the way UCLA built its lead — on the strength of three first-half defensive touchdowns — U.Va. coach Mike London put the painful shortcoming in a group of personal all-timers. A Saturday season-opening rematch looms in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. as U.Va. gets another crack at UCLA, which opens ranked No. 13 in The Associated Press poll. With the odds already stacked against U.Va., given its recent history against ranked...

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