Virginia-UMES Post Game Notes

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Nov. 26, 2006

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For the first time this season, UVa's opponent scored first.

UVa played its first four games at home this season as well as in 2003-04 and 2004-05. In each of those three seasons Virginia won all four games.

The Cavaliers scored 104 points, marking the first time since Dec. 30, 2001 against Grambling (112 points) they have reached the century mark.

Jason Cain scored eight of UVa's first 14 points of the game. He tied his career high with 16 points in the first half (he also had 16 points vs. UMBC and Fordham last season). Cain finished the game with a career-best 22 points.

Sean Singletary extended his consecutive free throws made streak to 19 with a 4-4 effort from the line. Singletary entered today's game having made his last 15 free throw attempts. He is now 31-32 (.969 percent) from the free throw line this season.

Singletary tied his career high with nine assists. He also had nine assists against Maryland on Feb. 19, 2005. Singletary has registered six or more assists in all four games this season.

In the first 14:30 of the game, UVa outrebounded UMES 22-2 and held a 25-8 margin in the first half (12-3 on the offensive glass). Virginia held a 54-21 rebound advantage in the contest.

UVa's 18-point halftime lead (51-33) is its biggest halftime margin of the season.

The Cavaliers outscored UMES 29-5 from the free throw line.

J.R. Reynolds extended his double-figure scoring streak to 28 games (22 points). It is the longest current double-digit scoring streak in the ACC. He also made four three-pointers to increase his career total to 167.

Mamadi Diane reached double figures in scoring (17 points) for the third time this season.

Virginia shot a season-high 53.2 percent (33-62) from the field.

 

 

Walk-ons Bob McCormick, Damin Altizer and David Noel made their first collegiate appearance.

The Cavaliers were a season-best 29-35 (82.9 percent) from the free throw line tonight.

Jerome Meyinsse scored a career-high nine points.