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CHARLOTTESVILLEThe Virginia men’s basketball team is back on the road for an Atlantic Coast Conference game on Tuesday (Feb. 10) when the Cavaliers play at No. 25 Florida State.

The game is the second of the season between the two teams. Florida State defeated Virginia 73-62 at John Paul Jones Arena on Jan. 24.

The Virginia-Florida State game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and will be televised by the regional sports networks. That is normally Comcast SportsNet in the Mid-Atlantic Region, but because of a Washington Wizards basketball game, the game will be on Comcast SportsNet Plus (CSN Plus). CSN Plus is available on Comcast cable systems throughout Virginia ( and is channel 22 on Comcast Digital Cable in Charlottesville.

Virginia enters the game with an overall record of 7-12 and a 1-7 record in the ACC. UVa is coming off a 76-61 loss at North Carolina last Saturday (Feb. 7). The Cavaliers have lost their last seven games.

Sophomore guard Jeff Jones made his first start of the season for Virginia against the Tar Heels and led the Cavaliers with a season-high 19 points. It’s also the most points Jones has scored in an ACC game. He also had a career-high five assists and four rebounds against North Carolina.

Freshman guard Sylven Landesberg added 16 points, five rebounds and five assists for Virginia against the Tar Heels. Freshman guard Sammy Zeglinski scored 11 points and had five rebounds for the Cavaliers.

Landesberg is averaging 17.9 points a game to lead Virginia in scoring. He is also averaging 5.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists a game while shooting 84.8 percent (112-132) from the free throw line. He ranks eighth in the ACC in scoring and sixth in free throw percentage.

Sophomore forward Mike Scott is averaging 10.5 points and 7.6 rebounds a game for the Cavaliers. He is shooting 53.5 percent (76-142) from the field. Scott ranks second in the conference in offensive rebounds (68, 3.6 pg.) and 10th in overall rebounding.

Zeglinski is averaging 9.5 points and 3.4 assists a game. He ranks eighth in the ACC in assists.

Freshman center Assane Sene leads the Cavaliers in blocked shots with 28 (1.9 pg.) and is also averaging 5.6 rebounds a game. Sene ranks fourth in the conference in blocked shots.

Florida State enters Wednesday’s game with an overall record of 18-5 and a 5-3 record in the ACC. The Seminoles are coming off a 65-61 win at Clemson last Saturday (Feb. 7). Florida State has won its last two games and three of its last four.

Senior guard Toney Douglas leads the Seminoles with an average of 20.3 points a game. Four other Florida State players are averaging between seven and nine points a game.

Virginia leads the series with Florida State 17-16, but the Seminoles lead 10-6 in games played in Tallahassee. Florida State has won the last six games between the two teams on its home floor.

After the game at Florida State, Virginia returns to action on Sunday (Feb. 15) when the Cavaliers host Clemson at John Paul Jones Arena. The game is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and will be televised by the Raycom Network. Virginia will retire Sean Singletary’s No. 44 during halftime ceremonies on Sunday.

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