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Postgame Notes - UVA 63, Ohio State 61

Dec. 1, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes

No. 6 Virginia 63, Ohio State 61

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Team Notes

• This was Virginia’s sixth game with Ohio State; the series is now tied 3-3

• Virginia is now 11-6 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, including a 6-2 mark at home

• Virginia’s 16-point deficit (32-16) in the first half was its largest of the season (previous was five against Yale)

• The 16-point deficit was UVA’s largest since the Cavaliers trailed by 37 points in the second half during an 87-52 loss at Tennessee on Dec. 30, 2013

• Virginia became just the second team in the Thad Matta era (since 2005) to rally from a 15-point deficit against Ohio State; OSU is 214-2 under Matta when leading by at least 15 points (lost after holding 15-point lead on 2/12/11 against Wisconsin)

• Virginia extended its home win streak to 24 games (sixth longest in the nation), dating from Feb. 7, 2015, and has won 45 of its last 46 home contests

• UVA extended its program-record win streak at John Paul Jones Arena, dating from Feb. 7, 2015

• UVA is 142-36 in 11 seasons at JPJ, including 104-20 under Tony Bennett

• UVA trailed at the half at JPJ for the first time since a 29-28 deficit against Oakland (12/30/15)

• Ohio State’s 36-point first half marked the most points allowed by UVA in a first half this year (21 against Yale)

• UVA shot 28.6 percent (8-for-28) in the first half, its lowest output in any half this season

• UVA went on a 13-0 run spanning the first and second half, cutting a 36-22 deficit to one point

• Virginia forced OSU into 20 turnovers, an OSU season high

Player Notes

Devon Hall scored a season-high 12 points, his fifth career game in double figures and one off his career high, set last season against Morgan State

London Perrantes scored a season-high 19 points, including four 3-pointers (also a season best)

Darius Thompson had a career-best three blocked shots




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