Tag: Angel Rodriguez
Third-ranked UVA hangs its hat on the defensive end, which makes its two high-scoring wins this week stand out like a pair of sore thumbs.
Saturday’s ACC opener went the way third-ranked UVA and its legion of fans expected in the first 20 minutes. A business-like 51.9 percent shooting, a suffocating defensive effort that limited Miami to 20 first-half points, and an 18-point lead going into the break.
London Perrantes scored a career-high 26 points, a Justin Anderson three with 12.1 seconds left in the first overtime gave third-ranked UVA new life, and the Cavs outscored upset-minded Miami 18-9 in the second OT to escape with an 89-80 win Saturday in Coral Gables, Fla.