Cavaliers Down Longwood 76-57
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) –Sean Singletary scored 21 points to lead Virginia to a 76-57 win over Longwood Friday, handing the Lancers their eighth straight loss.
The Cavaliers (7-2) got back on track in John Paul Jones, bouncing back from a 70-68 loss at home Wednesday to Syracuse that was only the second loss there in 23 games.
Adrian Joseph had his fourth double-double of the season, with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Mamadi Diane and Calvin Baker each added 11.
The Cavaliers started off the second half with a 21-8 run, including 16 unanswered points sparked by back-to-back 3-pointers by Joseph. Another 13-2 run gave Virginia its largest lead of the game, 67-41, with 3:45 remaining.
Longwood jumped on the board first, going up 3-0 in the first 1 1/2 minutes, but the Cavaliers responded with a 16-3 run. Back-to-back 3-pointers by Ryan Bogan and Kirk Williams kicked off a 10-2 run by Longwood that brought the Lancers to within three with 3:25 left to play in the half. Virginia took a 29-22 lead into the locker room.
Williams was 4-for-7 from the 3-point line, finishing with 20 points for Longwood (2-9). Bogan added three 3-pointers and had 11 points.
Longwood shot just 28 percent on the night, compared to nearly 45 percent shooting for Virginia.
The game was broadcast by ACC Select and is archived on www.accselect.com.