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ACC Tournament Game Notes: Virginia vs Boston College

March 8, 2013

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The win is the first time Boston College has beaten Virginia in the ACC Tournament. Virginia is 2-1 against BC in the ACC Tournament

Faith Randolph scored Virginia's first six points of the game. She finished the game with 15 points, closing out the season with back-to-back double-digit scoring efforts

After dropping 17 points against Boston College, Junior Ataira Franklin has scored 115 points (19.2 ppg) in the last six games.

Sophomore Sarah Imovbioh grabbed 10 boards, the eighth time this season she has notched double-figure rebounds. In the last four games, Imbovbioh has grabbed 23 offensive rebounds

Randolph scored 12 of her points in the first half

Franklin scored 15 of her points in the second half

BC held a 13-point lead with 17:25 left in the game. The Cavaliers went on an 18-3 run to take a lead, 42-40, on a three-pointer by Franklin with 10:37 left in the game

Virginia's last lead was 45-44 with 7:53 left in the game

The Cavaliers are now 5-3 all-time in the first round of the ACC Tournament

Virginia's defense has been solid against ACC opponents, holding teams to an average of 59.2 points per game and 38.2% shooting from the floor during the regular season. In three games against Boston College this season, the Cavaliers have held the Eagles to .381 (63-of-165) shooting

BC leads the ACC in free throw shooting, but went 5-of-9 from the line. Virginia, who is second in free throw shooting, went 12-of-19

This is the second straight year the two teams have met as the 6/11-seed game

Thursday's attendance of 22,116 fans is a new record for an opening day in the current four-day format

 

 

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