Dec. 19, 2006
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) -Nathan Cranford scored 24 points to lead five players in double figures and Appalachian State defeated Virginia 80-69 Tuesday in the first round of the San Juan Shootout.
Cranford had four 3-pointers to help put Appalachian State (8-3) ahead 41-28 at the break. D.J. Thompson added 17 points for the Mountaineers, who next play Wednesday against Central Florida, a 67-61 winner over Utah.
Appalachian State outshot Virginia from the field, 54.2 percent to 38.9 percent.
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
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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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