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Cavaliers hold off Demon Deacons

The Virginia Cavaliers held off a late attack to defeat the No. 21 ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons 17-16 Saturday at Scott Stadium.

Virginia failed to cover the slight 1.5-point spread, while the combined score fell well UNDER the posted total of 44.

Mikell Simpson ran for 34 yards and a touchdown, while catching eight passes for 77 yards in the win.

Kenneth Moore caught four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown in a losing effort.