Nov. 12, 2012
Virginia won its home opener for the 16th consecutive season
The Cavaliers improve to 15-0 all-time against the MAAC (3-0 vs. Fairfield)
Virginia posted its first win of the season when trailing at the half (won four times when trailing at the half last season)
Virginia held an opponent under 50 points for the 19th time in the Tony Bennett era
Fairfield's 15 second-half points marked the first time Virginia has held an opponent under 20 points in a half since 13 points by Maryland (2nd half) on Feb. 18, 2012
In the first half, Virginia's freshmen scored 17 of the team's 28 points and shot 7-9 from the floor
After allowing Fairfield to shoot 52.2% (12-23) in the first half, the Cavaliers held the Stags to 20.0% (5-25) in the second half
Joe Harris (15 pts) led the Cavaliers in scoring for the second straight game
Evan Nolte (11 pts) scored in double figures for the first time in his career
Darion Atkins and Paul Jesperson each made their first career start
Player Career Highs
Akil Mitchell had a career-high 12 pts
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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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