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VIRGINIA BASKETBALL
Postgame Notes
November 12, 2010
Virginia 76, William & Mary 52

Team Notes
-Virginia won its season opener for the 13th consecutive year
-Virginia won its home opener for the 14th consecutive year
-Virginia is 2-0 in both season and home openers under Tony Bennett
-Virginia shot above 50 percent on three-point field goals (52.2 percent) for the first time since January 5, 2010 against Texas-Pan American (7-12, 58.3 percent)

Individual Notes
-KT Harrell, Joe Harris, Will Regan, Billy Baron, Akil Mitchell, and Thomas Rogers made their Cavalier debuts
-KT Harrell is the first freshman in the starting lineup of a season opener since Sylven Landesberg on November 16, 2008 against VMI
-Mike Scott (18 pts) scored in double figures for the 43rd time in his career
-Mustapha Farrakhan (10 pts) scored in double figures for the 15th time in his career
-Billy Baron (19 pts) had the highest Cavalier three-point shooting percentage (83.3 percent, 5-6) since Mamadi Diane (83.3 percent, 5-6) against Arizona on November 12, 2006
-Baron’s 19 points are the most by a Cavalier in his freshman debut since Sylven Landesberg had 28 points against VMI on November 16, 2008
-Jontel Evans has recorded at least one steal in 20 games in his career

Player Career Highs
-Jontel Evans had a career-high 7 assists
-Will Sherrill tied a career high with 6 rebounds

John Paul Jones Arena Notes
-Virginia is 5-0 when playing the first game of the season in JPJA

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