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March 6, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 4 Virginia 68, No. 11 Louisville 46
Saturday, March 5, 2016

Team Notes
• Virginia finished undefeated at home (15-0) for the first time since 1981-82 (12-0)
• Virginia senior class posted its 107th win, third most in program history
• Virginia's 22-point win is its most lopsided against a ranked opponent since a 92-67 win over No. 6 Maryland on March 5, 1995 (also assistant coach Jason Williford's Senior Day at UVA)
• UVA has 45 ACC wins over the last three years (second most in ACC history - Duke, 46, 1998-2000)
• Virginia is 8-4 all-time against Louisville, including a 3-1 record in Charlottesville; UVA head coach Tony Bennett is 3-1 career against UofL
• Virginia is 35-1 in home ACC games the last four seasons; it is the best mark in ACC history with one loss (Duke 33-1 from 1962-64)
• Virginia has won 20 straight home games dating to the 2014-15 season; the streak dates to a 69-63 loss to Duke on Jan. 31, 2015
• UVA is 138-36 in 10 seasons at John Paul Jones Arena
• This was Tony Bennett's 100th win at JPJ (100-20)
• Virginia is 6-1 against ranked opponents this season; the six wins marks UVA's most since six in 1982-83
• Virginia is 55-2 when holding opponents under 50 points in the Tony Bennett era (5-0 this season)
• UVA shot 51 percent and is 11-4 this year when breaking the 50-percent mark (7-1 in ACC play)
• Virginia shot 30 free throws, matching a season high (30 against Villanova)
• Virginia handed Louisville its largest two defeats of the season (16 and 22); the 22-point defeat was Louisville's worst since Jan. 10, 2012 at Providence (90-59)
• Louisville's two lowest-scoring halves of the season both came against UVA (14 in first half on Jan. 30, 17 in first half tonight)

Player Notes
Mike Tobey notched his third career double-double with 15 points and 20 rebounds
• Tobey grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds. He matched his season high with eight boards just under 11 minutes into the game.
• Tobey's 20 rebounds marked the most by a UVA player since Travis Watson had 20 against Wofford on Jan. 2, 2003
• Tobey's 20 rebounds marked the most in John Paul Jones Arena history (Mike Scott, 18)
Evan Nolte hit a pair of three-pointers early in the first half; he had not hit more than one in a game since hitting three against Florida State on March 12, 2015, in the ACC Tournament
Malcolm Brogdon's streak of 42 consecutive made free throws came to an end with his miss in the second half
• With 1,687 career points, Brogdon moved past J.R. Reynolds (1,683 points, 2004-07) for 12th on Virginia's all-time scoring list
• Senior Caid Kirven hit his first career three-pointer late in the second half (two career attempts)

 

 

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