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Postgame Notes
Virginia 78, NC State 60

Team Notes

Virginia has won consecutive ACC games for the first time this season
Virginia held an opponent to less than 20 first-half points for the first time since holding NC State to 19 first-half points in Raleigh in 2007
The Cavaliers had a season-high 16 steals, Virginia’s highest total since recording 18 steals against Dartmouth on December 30, 2000
NC State’s 25 turnovers are the most committed by an opposing team since Virginia Tech committed 27 turnovers on December 1, 2001

Individual Notes
Sean Singletary (21 points) scored in double figures for the 47th consecutive game, the longest active streak in the ACC
Sean Singletary had his 12th 20-point game of the season and the 39th of his career
Sean Singletary’s seven steals are tied with four other players for Virginia’s single game steals record, and are the most since Curtis Staples recorded seven steals against Tenn.-Martin on November 24, 1995
Sean Singletary’s seven steals are the most by an ACC player this season
Jeff Jones’ nine points are a career-high in an ACC game

Player Career Highs
Sean Singletary had a career high seven steals, and he tied his previous career high of six in the first half

Arena Records
NC State’s 18 first half points are the fewest by a team in a half in JPJA history
Virginia’s 16 steals are a JPJA record
NC State’s 25 turnovers are a JPJA record


 

 

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