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Jan. 29, 2013

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Team Notes
• Virginia recorded its first ranked win of the season (tonight was first game against a ranked opponent)
• The Cavaliers extended their home winning streak to 12 games, matching their longest JPJA win streak (12 straight wins, 1/16/07-11/27/07)
• Virginia remains undefeated against NC State at JPJA (5-0)
• The Wolfpack remain the only winless ACC team at JPJA
• The seven-point halftime deficit was the largest overcome by the Cavaliers in a win since down being down 10 at #15 Minnesota (down 37-27 at half, won 87-79 on 11/29/11)
Virginia has held its first seven ACC opponents under 60 points for the first time in ACC history

Player Notes
Akil Mitchell (14 pts, 12 rebs) had his seventh double-double of the season (eighth of his career)
Joe Harris (22 pts) had his fourth 20-point game of the season (fifth of his career)
• Harris’ 22 points are an ACC career high and tie his season high
• Harris’ three highest career scoring games (24 at Minnesota as a freshman, 22 at Wisconsin this season, 22 tonight) have all been on ESPN2
Joe Harris scored in double figures for the 17th time this season
Mike Tobey (13 pts) scored in double figures for the fifth time in his career
• Mitchell’s 12 rebounds are an ACC career high
• Mitchell scored in double figures for the 15th time this season
Jontel Evans tied his season high and ACC career high with seven assists 
• It was Evans’ fourth consecutive game with at least six assists 
Darion Atkins returned to action after missing the last three games due to injury (last played Jan. 12 at Clemson)

Player Career Highs
Mike Tobey tied a career high with seven rebounds

Career Records Watch
Joe Harris moved into eighth place on Virginia’s career 3-pointer list with 159, moving past Adrian Joseph (158, 2005-08)


 

 

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