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No. 8 Virginia 72, St. Francis Brooklyn 32 Post Game Notes

Nov. 15, 2016

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No. 8 Virginia 72, St. Francis Brooklyn 32

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Team Notes

• This was UVA’s first-ever game against St. Francis Brooklyn

• Virginia extended its home win streak to 21 games (seventh longest in the nation), dating from Feb. 7, 2015, and has won 42 of its last 43 home contests

• UVA matched its longest win streak at JPJ; the previous 21-game streak was from Dec 21, 2013, to Jan. 22, 2015

• Virginia won its 20th straight home opener; its last home opening defeat was Dec. 7, 1996, a 62-52 loss to Clemson

• UVA is 139-36 in 11 seasons at JPJ, including 101-20 under Tony Bennett

• SFB’s 13 first-half points marked the fewest allowed in a half by UVA since Georgia Tech’s 12-point second half on Jan. 22, 2015 (fewest in a first half since Harvard’s 8-point first half on Dec. 21, 2014)

• UVA is now 56-2 under Tony Bennett when limiting to opponents to fewer than 50 points

• UVA held SFB scoreless for 10:02 in the first half, extending a 15-11 lead to 35-11

• UVA held SFB without a field goal for the final 12:48 of the first half and 14:29 total

• SFB missed 15 straight field-goal attempts to end the first half and 17 total, extending to the second half

• 16 of SFB’s 24 first-half field goals came from 3-point range, including a stretch of 11 straight attempts

• Virginia went 0-for-10 from 3-point range and was held without a 3-pointer for the first time since Nov. 21, 2011, against Drake

• UVA held an opponent to fewer than 40 points for the 15th time in Tony Bennett’s eight seasons

Player Notes

Mamadi Diakite (8 points) and Austin Nichols (11 points) made their UVA debuts in the first half.


 

 

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