GameDay Blog: #2 UVA vs. #7 Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

chris jpjAugusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be courtside at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte for Sunday’s third-round NCAA Tournament game between #2 seed UVA (30-3) and #7 seed Michigan State (24-11).

Tipoff is set 12:10 p.m.

The game will be broadcast on CBS.

 

No. 7 Seed Michigan Statevs. No. 2 Seed Virginia
Date & TimeSunday, March 22, 2015 | 12:10 p.m.
LocationsTime Warner Cable Arena| Charlotte, N.C.
CoverageCBS|NCAA.com|NCAA Tournament Central
Additional InformationTwitter| Facebook| Instagram|Game Notes

 

#2 UVA

uva-logo-new2Record: 30-3
RPI: 7
SOS: 20
W-L RPI 1-50: 8-3
W-L RPI 51-100: 6-0
Top Performers: 6’5” G Malcolm Brogdon (13.9 ppg, 43.2% FG, 34.5% 3FG, 2.9 reb/pg), 6’7” G Justin Anderson (12.3 ppg, 46.6% FG, 46.9% 3FG, 4.1 reb/pg), 6’8” F Anthony Gill (11.5 ppg, 59.0% FG, 6.6 reb/pg)
Advanced Stats: 1.121 points per possession offense, .860 points per possession defense, 58.5 possessions per game, avg. height 78.3”, effective height +2.0

#7 Michigan State

m stateRecord: 24-11
RPI: 23
SOS: 13
W-L RPI 1-50: 5-7
W-L RPI 51-100: 6-2
Top Performers: 6’0” G Travis Trice (15.1 ppg, 5.2 assists/pg, 39.4% FG, 37.3% 3FG), 6’5” G Denzel Valentine (14.4 ppg, 6.1 reb/pg, 44.3% FG, 41.1% 3FG), 6’6” F Branden Dawson (11.8 ppg, 9.2 reb/pg, 54.3% FG)
Advanced Stats: 1.137 points per possession offense, .956 points per possession defense, 64.0 possessions per game, avg. height 76.2”, effective height -0.9

         
 

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