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No. 9 Virginia vs.No. 4 Louisville postgame notes

Feb. 6, 2017

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 12 Virginia 71, No. 4 Louisville 55
Monday, February 6, 2017

Team Notes

  • Virginia is 10-4 all-time against Louisville, including a 5-1 mark in ACC action
  • UVA recorded its first win over a top-five team since March 1, 2014, against then-No. 4 Syracuse
  • UVA is 25-26 against ranked opponents under Tony Bennett
  • UVA is 26-120 all-time against top-five opponents
  • UVA is 148-38 in 11 seasons at JPJ, including 110-22 under Tony Bennett and 75-7 over the past five seasons
  • UVA is 39-2 in ACC home games over the last five seasons
  • UVA is 15-1 this season when out-rebounding its opponent
  • Louisville was out-rebounded for just the fifth time this year and for the second time by UVA
  • Virginia matched a season high with eight blocked shots (Wake Forest)
  • UVA trailed at the half for the fourth time this year (Ohio State, Pitt and Wake Forest)
  • Louisville grabbed a season-low 20 rebounds, marking the first time it recorded fewer than 25 rebounds since a 24-rebound performance vs. South Florida on Jan. 12, 2012
  • UVA is now 92-5 when scoring at least 70 points under Tony Bennett
  • Louisville’s two lowest scoring outputs this season have come against UVA (53 in first game)
  • UVA has held Louisville to 59 points or fewer points in each of the Cardinals’ six contests since joining the ACC

Player Notes


  • London Perrantes made his 123rd career start and moved into a tie with Sean Singletary (2005-08) for seventh in program history
  • Perrantes scored 18 points and moved into 43rd place on the all-time UVA scoring chart with 1,074 points, eclipsing Gene Engel (1961-63)
  • Isaiah Wilkins recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds
  • Wilkins also matched a career high with five blocks (previously five vs. Wake Forest, 1/8/17)
  • Wilkins has scored in double figures in five out of the last seven games

 

 

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