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Postgame Notes

Nov. 19, 2012

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Team Notes
• Virginia shot 100% from the free throw line (11-11) for the first time this season after accomplishing the feat a school-record three times last season
• The Cavaliers held an opponent under 50 points for the third time this season and the 21st time in the Tony Bennett era
• Virginia is 20-1 when holding opponents under 50 points during the Bennett era
• Virginia held Lamar to 18 first-half points, the second consecutive game it has held an opponent under 20 points at halftime (first time holding back-to-back opponents under 20 first-half points since Drexel and Drake in the fourth and fifth games of last season)
• The Cavaliers’ eight blocks are the most in the Tony Bennett era and the most by the team since 10 blocks at Virginia Tech on Jan. 10, 2009

Player Notes
Akil Mitchell (10 pts) has scored in double figures every game this season
Joe Harris (17 pts) led the Cavaliers in scoring for the fourth time in five games this season
Teven Jones made his first career start
• Jones was Virginia’s fifth different freshman starter this season

Player Career Highs
Paul Jesperson scored a career-high nine points
• Jesperson tied a career high with five rebounds




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