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Live Coverage: #8 Virginia faces #12 Villanova in a Saturday matinee

uva-logo-new2Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage from Charlottesville, Va., as #8 Virginia (8-1) faces #12 Villanova (8-1) in college basketball action.


Broadcast Information: Virginia vs. Villanova

  • The Virginia-Villanova game will be televised on ESPN2, streamed online at and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, ESPN Radio, and Virginia Athletics mobile app on iTunes or Android.
  • Live statistics will be located on and the Virginia Sports app.


Virginia Basketball Notes

  • UVA is averaging 76.3 points per game and yielding 57.1 ppg (6th nationally and most since 62.4 in 2010-11).
  • Virginia ranks No. 1 overall in the overall ratings.
  • The Cavaliers rank sixth in the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.77), 11th in field goal percentage (51.1%), tied for 11th in turnover margin (5.0) and 15th in scoring margin (19.0).
  • Senior All-America candidate Malcolm Brogdon leads UVA in scoring for the third consecutive season at a career-best 16.9 points per game, while All-ACC performer Anthony Gill is averaging a career high 13.4 points and 6.4 rebounds.
  • Brogdon has four 20-point efforts, including a career-high 28 at George Washington), and Gill has reached double figures in scoring in all nine games.
  • London Perrantes is averaging career highs in points (10.4), assists (5.1) and 3-point field goal percentage (53.8%).
  • UVA has out-rebounded its opponents in seven of its eight wins and has a +8.0 rebounding margin overall.
  • Nine players are averaging 10 or more minutes per game.
  • The Cavaliers have shot 50 percent or better from 3-point range in three of their last six games.

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