Cavaliers Down Hampton 80-54
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Sylven Landesberg scored 14 points, grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Virginia over Hampton 80-54 on Wednesday night. It was the first double-double of Landesberg’s career.
Virginia (6-4) made a season-high 11 3-pointers and outrebounded Hampton 41-26.
Sammy Zeglinski added 13 points as the Cavaliers won their second straight.
The Pirates (2-10) were led by Kwame Morgan’s 18 points.
Virginia jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the first six minutes, while Hampton committed six turnovers.
Two 3-pointers by Morgan helped Hampton close the gap to 15-8, but Virginia responded with a 25-10 onslaught, including 3-pointers by Zeglinski, Jeff Jones, Will Sherrill and Mustapha Farrakhan, to lead 40-18.
The Cavaliers, who shot 56 percent in the half, led 48-28 at the break.
Virginia played its third game in a row without starting power forward Mike Scott, who has a sprained right ankle.