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Virginia Game Notes

Dec. 3, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes

No. 25 West Virginia 66, No. 6 Virginia 57

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

Team Notes

• Virginia is 9-9 in the all-time series with West Virginia

• This was UVA’s first game against a ranked team this season

• Virginia had its home win streak snapped at 24 games (sixth longest in the nation), dating from Feb. 7, 2015

• The loss also broke the program-record win streak at John Paul Jones Arena

• UVA is 142-37 in 11 seasons at JPJ, including 104-21 under Tony Bennett

• WVU’s 24 points in the first half marked its fewest points in any half this season; the Mountaineers’ 66 points was 28 below its season average of 94.7

UVA committed a season-high 14 turnovers. UVA’s high was 11 against UNCG and Grambling State.

• It still was the fewest turnovers by a WVU opponent this season (Temple, 19)

Player Notes

Darius Thompson scored a UVA-high 14 points (previous 12 vs. Grambling State); his career high is 16, set while playing at Tennessee

• Thompson matched a career high by hitting three 3-pointers

London Perrantes tied a season high with seven assists

Devon Hall was the first Cavalier to foul out this season


 

 

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