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Virginia vs. Austin Peay Notes

Nov. 13, 2017

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Virginia 93, Austin Peay 49
Monday, November 13, 2017
John Paul Jones Arena 

Team Notes

  • UVA’s 93 points in the victory is the most points scored under head coach Tony Bennett, the previous high was 90 points against Grambling State (11/22/16)
  • UVA is 1-0 all-time vs. Austin Peay
  • Virginia improved to 152-40 in JPJ
  • The Cavaliers are 66-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 50 points (2-0 this season)
  • UVA went on a 16-2 run over 4:41 in the first half to take a 21-5 lead. Virginia was 6-of-7 in the run. Virginia also used a 19-2 run to take a 30-7 lead, holding Austin Peay to just two free throws over 8:35
  • Virginia shot 70.4 percent (19-of-27) in the first half, marking the first time UVA shot over 70 percent in a half since Grambling State (11/22/16)
  • UVA took a 51-22 lead into halftime. The last time the Cavaliers scored over 50 points in a half was 54 in the second half against Butler (3/19/16)

Player Notes

  • Double-figure scorers: Devon Hall (19), Jay Huff (16), Kyle Guy (14) and De’Andre Hunter (13)
  • Huff started the game 6-for-6 from the field and 1-for-1 from 3-point range. Huff scored his first career points with a three-pointer at 13:17 in the first half
  • Huff had with five blocks, most since Isaiah Wilkins had five against Louisville (2/6/17)
  • Austin Katstra scored his first career points on a three-pointer at the 1:49 mark in the second half
  • Hall scored a career-high 19 points, finishing 6-for-9 from the field and 6-of-6 on FTs which also tie career highs
  • Marco Anthony scored his first career points with a jumper at the 5:04 mark in the first half
  • Hunter scored his first career points with a dunk at the 3:20 mark in the first half.
  • 10 of UVA’s 13 players that appeared in the game scored
  • Collegiate Debuts: Jay Huff, Marco Anthony, Austin Katstra




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