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No. 23 Virginia vs. No. 5 UNC postgame notes

Feb. 27, 2017

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Virginia Game Notes

No. 23 Virginia 53, No. 5 North Carolina 43

Monday, February 27, 2017

Team Notes

• Virginia is 54-131 all-time against North Carolina, including 34-44 in Charlottesville, and has won four of the last five regular-season meetings
• UVA has won four straight games against UNC at John Paul Jones Arena
• UVA is 149-40 in 11 seasons at JPJ, including 111-24 under Tony Bennett and 76-9 over the past five seasons
• UVA is 40-4 in ACC home games over the last five seasons
• UVA is 63-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 50 points under Tony Bennett
• Virginia recorded its sixth consecutive 20-win season
• UVA has posted its eighth-consecutive season with 11 or more home wins • UVA has recorded five straight seasons of 10 or more ACC wins
• UNC’s 21 second-half point matched the fewest scored by the Tar Heels in any half this season (21 in first half at Miami)
• Virginia blocked eight shots, matching a season high
• UVA committed a season-low four turnovers (five vs. Iowa, Boston College)
• UNC scored its fewest points in Roy Williams’ 14 years as head coach (45 at Syracuse, 1/11/14)
• It also marked UNC’s fewest points since 1979
• UVA held UNC to half its season points average (86.4) and to 19 points fewer than its previous low (62 at Miami)
• UVA forced 12 first-half turnovers, scoring 18 points off them
• UVA held Justin Jackson to seven points, matching his season low

Player Notes

London Perrantes made his 129th career start, becoming the all-time leader in program history
Kyle Guy scored in double figures for the 10th time this season and the fifth in ACC play
• Guy hit five three-pointers for the second straight game, matching his season high (Grambling, NC State)
• Guy also recorded season highs in rebounds (6) and assists (4)
Devon Hall matched his season high in shots (14 at home vs. Virginia Tech)
Jack Salt played 25 minutes, his most since 35 against Georgia Tech
• With 15 points, Devon Hall scored in double figures in ACC play for the 12th time, including third straight


 

 

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