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No. 12 Virginia @ No. 1 Villanova postgame notes

Jan. 29, 2017

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Virginia Game Notes

No. 1 Villanova 61, No. 12 Virginia 59

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Team Notes

• Virginia (16-4) fell to 1-29 all-time vs. top-ranked opponents

• Virginia’s five-game winning streak ended

• UVA is 6-2 in true road games in 2016-17

• UVA dropped to 2-3 vs. ranked foes this season

• The Cavaliers are 5-3 all-time against the Wildcats

• UVA led 31-22 at halftime as Ty Jerome had nine points on three 3-pointers

• UVA had a 30-20 advantage on points in the paint

• Villanova’s 10 fast break points tied for most against UVA this season (at Clemson)

• UVA shot 50 percent or better for the ninth time in 2016-17

Player Notes

Ty Jerome had a career-high 15 points (3-6 3’s) in 24 minutes off the bench

Isaiah Wilkins tallied 12 points and a game-high eight rebounds

Marial Shayok (14 points) has 10+ points in eight of the last nine games




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