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PHILADELPHIA – In what has become a recurring theme for the Virginia men’s lacrosse team, the Cavaliers overcame a fourth-quarter deficit and prevailed in double overtime 13-12.

The victim this time was Duke, which led briefly by four goals midway through the third period and held a 12-10 advantage with less than two minutes left in regulation.

But, as they’ve done several times already this season, the second-seeded Cavaliers (16-3) scored twice late to tie it. Then Ian Laviano converted a perfect pass from Matt Moore to notch the game winner 51 seconds into the second sudden victory period, sending Virginia to its first NCAA championship game since its 2011 title.

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