March 22, 2014
Virginia NCAA Tournament Notes
Virginia posted its first NCAA Tournament win and advanced to the round of 32 for the first time since 2007
Virginia posted its 29th win of the season, its most since 29 wins in 1982-83
The Cavaliers won their 14th road/neutral game of the season, most since 18 in 1982-83
The Cavaliers held their 22nd straight opponent under 50% shooting
The Cavaliers improved to 13-1 when scoring at least 70 points
Virginia improved to 7-4 this season when trailing at the half
The Cavaliers improved to 1-4 this season when allowing 31 or more first half points (allowed 35 tonight)
Virginia rallied from a 10-point deficit to win for the second time this season (trailed by 11 points in Feb. 18 win at Virginia Tech)
The Cavaliers' 10-0 run early in the second half marked the 18th game this season UVa has had a 10-0 run or better
Virginia tied a school record with its 35th game of the season (2012-13)
Player Career Highs
Akil Mitchell tied a career high with two blocks
Anthony Gill tied a career high with two blocks
Anthony Gill (17 pts) scored in double figures for the 15th time this season
Gill scored in double figures for the fifth consecutive game (longest streak of his career)
Malcolm Brogdon (14 pts) scored in double figures for the 27th time this season (32nd time in his career)
London Perrantes (12 pts) scored in double figures for the fifth time this season
London Perrantes (6 assists) had his 12th game with at least five assists this season
Joe Harris (11 pts) scored in double figures for the 23rd time this season (92nd time in his career)
Joe Harris tied the school record with his 35th start of the season (tying Joe Harris & Akil Mitchell - 2012-13)
Justin Anderson, Darion Atkins, Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell, London Perrantes and Mike Tobey tied the school record with their 35th game played this season (tying six players in 2012-13)
Virginia Career Record Book Update
Akil Mitchell (787 rebs) moved into a seventh place tie on Virginia's career rebounding list, passing Chris Williams (786 rebs, 1999-02) and tying Ted Jeffries (787 rebs, 1990-93)
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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