Dec. 19, 2012
• Virginia improved to 2-0 all-time against Morgan State and 19-0 all-time against Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opponents
• Virginia is 7-0 when scoring 60 or more points this season
• Virginia extended its winning streak to eight games with the win
• Darion Atkins led four Virginia players in double figures with a career-high 17 points
• Akil Mitchell recorded his fifth double-double of the season (15 pts, 12 rebs)
• Morgan State’s DeWayne Jackson (32 pts) was the first opponent player to score 30 or more points vs. Virginia since Greivis Vasquez (Maryland, 30 pts, 2/15/10)
Player Career Highs
• Darion Atkins scored a career-high 17 points
• Akil Mitchell had a career-high seven assists
• Paul Jesperson scored a career-high 11 points
• Darion Atkins had a career-high three steals
• Teven Jones had a career-high three steals
John Paul Jones Arena Records
• DeWayne Jackson’s 19 first-half points were an opponent player record
• Jackson tied the record for most points scored by an opponent player (32 pts, last by Talor Battle, Penn State, 11/30/09)
NCAA Quest Begins for Iceland NativeTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/18A three-time ACC champion in the hammer throw, Virginia junior Hilmar Jonsson competes Thursday at the NCAA East Preliminary meet in Tampa, Fla.Lynch Shines Again in His Season FinaleBaseball5/23/18In what was probably his final appearance for UVA, junior left-hander Daniel Lynch struck out seven Tuesday against Florida State in the ACC tournament.UVA Pioneer Ready for Next ChapterFootball5/21/18Kent Merritt, who's retiring next month from his position in the history department, was among the first African-American football players at Virginia.
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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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