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MONTREAL, CanadaFreshman Sylven Landesberg and sophomore Mike Scott both had double-doubles and Virginia out-rebounded Concordia University 64-42 as the Cavaliers defeated the Stingers 85-70 in an exhibition game Saturday afternoon (Aug. 30).

It was the second game of the day for the Cavaliers. Earlier in the day, UVa defeated St. Lawrence College 107-60 in an exhibition game at Concordia.

Landesberg scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds, while Scott scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds. Junior Calvin Baker and sophomore Jeff Jones each added 12 points for the Cavaliers.

Virginia never trailed in the game and led 48-30 at halftime. The Cavaliers led by as many as 36 points in the second half and led by 35 (80-45) with 7:58 left in the game before the Stingers rallied.

Six Virginia players had at least seven rebounds and the Cavaliers held Concordia to 27.7 percent (23-83) shooting from the field. UVa shot 44.2 percent (34-77) from the field. Virginia turned the ball over 22 times and Concordia had 14 turnovers.

“I thought we played better competition in the game against Concordia and I thought we were a little more impressive, especially on the defensive end,” Virginia head coach Dave Leitao said. “As an assessment, I think we’re in pretty good physical condition and I think there’s a little bit better understanding compared to where we were at the end of last season as to what is required defensively. I’m happy about that, but we obviously still have work to do. This Concordia team has proven itself dangerous in years gone by, so I’m happy we got through 80 minutes today and played pretty well overall.”

Levi Vann scored 15 points to lead the Stingers. Damian Buckley and Decee Krah each scored 12 points for Concordia. Jamal Gallier led the Stingers with 10 rebounds.

Virginia ends its three-game Canadian exhibition trip with a game against McGill University on Sunday (Aug.31).

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