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Postgame Notes

Dec. 19, 2012

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Team Notes
• 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

Player Notes
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)

 


 

 

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