Virginia 92, Howard 53
Virginia used the same starting lineup (Jones, Diane, Joseph, Pettinella, Singletary) as the Vermont game.
Virginia ended the first half on a 22-2 run (last 10:24).
The Cavaliers had 13 different players score in tonight’s game.
The Cavaliers set new John Paul Jones Arena records in made field goals (37), assists (24), and steals (10). Additionally, their 75 attempted field goals are tied for the most attempted by the Cavaliers in the John Paul Jones Arena (the other being against Longwood on Feb. 13, 2007).
Virginia’s six free throws made are the fewest since the team made six against Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (Dec. 21, 2006).
The Cavaliers scored at least 90 points in the first two games of the season for the first time since the 2000-01 season.
With the win, Virginia has extended its home win streak to 10 games, the longest in the John Paul Jones Arena. The Cavaliers are now 18-1 in the arena.
Sean Singletary has now scored in double figures in 24 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the ACC.
Sean Singletary, with 23 points tonight, has now scored 20 or more points in 28 career games. With 1,468 career points, he is one point shy of Othell Wilson, who currently sits in 16th place on Virginia’s all-time scoring list.
Mustapha Farrakhan (4), Sammy Zeglinski (2), and Will Sherrill (2) all scored their first collegiate points.
Will Sherrill made his Cavalier debut.
Player Career Highs
Calvin Baker’s eight rebounds tie his career high (set while at William and Mary).