No. 13 Furman stuns No. 4 Virginia, 68-67 in first round of NCAA tourney

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Welcome back, March Madness! JP Pegues hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left to propel No. 13-seed Furman past No. 4 Virginia, 68-67, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Orlando. Pegues’ shot came about after Garrett Hein stole a halfcourt pass and found Pegues in the right corner for the win. It was the second straight time that UVA lost as a fourth-seed with the Cavaliers previously losing in the first round to Ohio in 2020-21. Pegues finished with 11 points but it was the final three points that most people will remember. Virginia (25-8) jumped out to an …

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