Team preview: Virginia
Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.
"We were close," Gillen said. "Three years ago, we went to the NCAA and lost to Gonzaga by one. The following year, we were 9-0 [and ranked as high as No.4 nationally], when things started to slip. The past year, we lost Roger Mason to hardship and lost [point guard] Keith Jennifer at mid-season.