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Virginia's Teven Jones (5) celebrates with teammates during (Credit: AP)

Virginia's Teven Jones (5) celebrates with teammates during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

NIT second round: Virginia 68, St. John's 50

St. John's was eliminated from the NIT in a 68-50 loss to Virginia on Sunday in Charlottesville, Va.

Virginia's Akil Mitchell, right, and teammate Jontel Evans,
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Virginia's Akil Mitchell, right, and teammate Jontel Evans, left, battle for possession against St. John's Chris Obekpa during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Jontel Evans, center, scores over St. John's
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Virginia's Jontel Evans, center, scores over St. John's Christian Jones, left, and Jamal Branch during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Jontel Evans feeds the ball to teammate
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Virginia's Jontel Evans feeds the ball to teammate Justin Anderson over St. John's Sir'Dominic Pointer during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

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Virginia's Taylor Barnette celebrates after scoring a three-pointer
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Virginia's Taylor Barnette celebrates after scoring a three-pointer during an NIT game in Charlottesville, VA. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Joe Harris, center, drives to the hoop
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Virginia's Joe Harris, center, drives to the hoop against St. John's Jamal Branch, right, and Amir Garrett during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Joe Harris, left, looks for an opening
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Virginia's Joe Harris, left, looks for an opening past St. John's JaKarr Sampson during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Taylor Barnette (4) shoots after getting the
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Virginia's Taylor Barnette (4) shoots after getting the pass from teammate Jontel Evans, left, during an NIT game against St. John's in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Teven Jones (5) celebrates with teammates during
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Virginia's Teven Jones (5) celebrates with teammates during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

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Virginia's Justin Anderson dunks after getting a pass
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Virginia's Justin Anderson dunks after getting a pass from teammate Jontel Evans during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

St. John's Chris Obekpa, left, ducks under Virginia's
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St. John's Chris Obekpa, left, ducks under Virginia's Mike Tobey, center, to make a shot during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett communicates with his
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett communicates with his players during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Justin Anderson, right, exchanges words with a
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Virginia's Justin Anderson, right, exchanges words with a referee and St. John's Christian Jones (4) during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett, center, communicates with
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett, center, communicates with his players during an NIT game against St. John's in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

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Virginia's Jontel Evans, left, is fouled by St.
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Virginia's Jontel Evans, left, is fouled by St. John's Phil Greene IV, right, during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia cheerleaders perform during an NIT game in
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Virginia cheerleaders perform during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

Virginia's Mike Tobey, center, makes a shot between
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Virginia's Mike Tobey, center, makes a shot between St. John's Sir'Dominic Pointer, left and Chris Obekpa during an NIT game in Charlottesville, Va. (March 24, 2013)

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