Nov. 26, 2016
Virginia Game Notes
No. 7 Virginia 63, Providence 52
Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016
Emerald Coast Classic
• The Cavaliers claimed their fourth consecutive regular-season tournament championship (Corpus Christi, Barclays Center, Charleston and Emerald Coast)
• UVA improved to 4-3 vs. Providence and ended a two-game losing streak in the series
• The Cavaliers won their second straight game in Florida and are 4-19 in their last 23 games in the Sunshine State
• London Perrantes was named MVP of the Emerald Coast Classic
• Isaiah Wilkins joined Perrantes on the all-tournament team
• Perrantes’ 3-pointer ended Providence’s 9-0 run to start the second half
• Mamadi Diakite had a career-high 10 points and three blocked shots
• Diakite has two or more blocked shots in each of the last four games
• Jack Salt had career bests in points (8) and rebounds (6)
• Darius Thompson (11 points) has scored in double figures in five of six games
Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.
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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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