UVA-Boston College Postgame: Video highlights, game notes, more

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  • Tony Bennett earned his 200th win at UVA
  • The Cavaliers are 9-0 in ACC openers under Tony Bennett, part of a 10-game win streak in ACC openers
  • Virginia has won five straight games vs. Boston College and leads the all-time series 14-7
  • The Cavaliers have held all 13 opponents under 50 percent shooting the year
  • The Cavaliers are 9-0 this season in John Paul Jones Arena and have an 11-game home win streak
  • Virginia is 120-24 at JPJ under Bennett.
  • The Cavaliers held Boston College’s leading scorer Ky Bowman (16.8 ppg, 8th in the ACC) to a season-low five points

Player Notes

  • Double-figure scorers: Ty Jerome (29), Kyle Guy (11)
  • Ty Jerome finished with a career-high 31 points to become UVA’s first 30-point scorer since Joe Harris recorded 36 points in a 73-68 win over Duke in 2012-13
  • Isaiah Wilkins tallied a career-high 14 rebounds
  • Wilkins recorded four blocks to pass Steve Castellan (108) and Assane Sene (108) for sixth in school history with 110
  • Jerome made a career-high with 11 field goals in a career-high 37 minutes
  • Kyle Guy finished with double digit points for the 11th time in 13 games
  • Jack Salt played a season-high 31 minutes

Highlights

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
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