Game Notes: #7 UVA tops VCU, 74-57

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  • UVA starts 9-0 for the first time since 2001-02
  • Virginia ended VCU’s 22-game home winning streak
  • The Cavaliers improved to 11-2 all-time vs. VCU
  • The Cavaliers are 3-0 against in-state opponents this season, defeating James Madison (79-51), Norfolk State (67-39) and VCU.
  • Virginia has held opponents under 70 points in a nation-leading 15 straight contests dating back to last season.
  • UVa is 20-4 in its last 24 games vs. in-state opponents
  • Virginia outrebounded (35-21) its opponent for the ninth straight game
  • The Cavaliers shot a season-high 68.3 percent from the field
  • UVa shot 63.6 percent (14-22) in the first half and led 38-28

 

Player Notes

  • Justin Anderson had a season-high 21 points
  • Anderson scored in double figures for the eighth time this season (35thtime in his career)
  • Anderson led the team in scoring for the seventh time this season
  • Anthony Gill (18 points) scored in double figures for the seventh time this season (23rd time in his UVa career)
  • Malcolm Brogdon (15 pts) scored in double figures for the sixth time this season (40th time in his career)
  • London Perrantes matched a career high with nine assists


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