Live Blog: #4 UVA hosts Morgan State

UVA basketballChris Graham leads our live blog as #4 UVA (7-0) hosts Morgan State in (2-4) in nonconference men’s basketball action on Monday (Dec 3). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m. on ACC Network Extra.

Broadcast Information

  • The Virginia-Morgan State game will be streamed online on ACC Network Extra (WatchESPN.com) and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, VirginiaSports.com and Virginia Sports app.
  • Live statistics will be located on VirginiaSports.com and the Virginia Sports app.

Game Notes

  • Virginia meets Morgan State for the fourth time in series history.
  • The Cavaliers extended their nation-leading November winning streak to 25 games with an ACC/B1G Challenge win at No. 24 Maryland on Nov. 28.
  • UVA has started 7-0 for the third straight season and is 121-35 (.776) in non-conference action under Tony Bennett.
  • Bennett is five wins shy of 300 career wins.
  • De’Andre Hunter leads UVA in scoring (16.6) and rebounding (6.1).
  • Ty • Jerome is averaging 14 points and team-high 4.0 assists.
  • Kyle • Guy is averaging 13 points.
  • Transfer Braxton Key has averaged 6.4 points and 4.7 rebounds.
  • Mamadi Diakite has averaged 6.3 points and 2.0 rebounds.
  • Newcomer Kihei Clark, who has started the past two games, is averaging 5.7 points and 2.7 rebounds.
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