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Live Blog: Virginia basketball hosts Austin Peay

uva basketballJoin Chris Graham for our live blog tonight as Virginia (1-0) faces Austin Peay (0-1) in men’s basketball action. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.

 

Broadcast Information

  • The UVA-Austin Peay contest will be streamed online on ACC Network Extra (ESPN3.com) and ESPN App, and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, VirginiaSports.com and Virginia Athletics mobile app on iTunes or Android.
  • Live statistics will be located on VirginiaSports.com and the Virginia Sports app.

 

For Openers

  • UVA meets Austin Peay for the first time.
  • The game is part of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
  • UVA improved 19-1 in its last 20 season-opening games.

 

Last Time Out

  • UVA opened the season with a 60-48 win over UNCG on Nov. 10.
  • Kyle Guy tallied a game-high 16 points, made a career-best eight free throws and added a career-high three steals.
  • Devon Hall added 13 points and six rebounds, while Isaiah Wilkins chipped in nine points, eight rebounds, three blocks and two steals.
  • UVA shot 42.9 percent from the floor and went 20-of-24 (83.3%) from the free throw line.
  • The Cavaliers limited UNCG to 29.3% percent shooting (15-of-51) and 15.4 percent from 3-point range (4-of-26).
  • UVA allowed 16 offensive rebounds and committed 13 turnovers.

 

On the Horizon

  • The ‘Hoos travel to VCU onFriday, Nov. 17. Tipoff at Siegel Center is set for4 p.m. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.

         
 
Discussion
  • UVA 9, Austin Peay 3, 15:32/1st media timeout. Good look on offense at the outset. Cavs are 4-8 from the field.

  • From the Don’t Get Too Excited Dept: KenPom has Austin Peay at 316 of the 351 D1 teams.

  • Jay Huff makes his first appearance.

  • Jay Huff hits a three on his first offensive possession as a ‘Hoo.

  • Virginia leads 19-5, Austin Peay timeout, 12:40/1st. Huff and Guy back-to-back threes. Expect to see that happen a few more times the next three years.

  • UVA 27, Austin Peay 7, 7:48/1st. Govs are 2-8 from the floor with 12 TOs. UVA 11-18 from the floor.

  • Marco Anthony makes his UVA debut.

  • Jay Huff is 5-of-5 from the floor with 11 points. Virginia leads 38-13, 4:05/1st

  • Need to look up the last time UVA basketball had 50 points in a half.

  • Halftime: Virginia 51, Austin Peay 22. UVA 19-27 FG (70.4%), Austin Peay (8-20 FG (40%) and 12 TOs.

  • UVA 63, Austin Peay 28, 15:53/2nd. The starters need to get their sweats on right about now. No sprained ankles up 35.