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March 12, 2015

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 3 Virginia 58, Florida State 44
Thursday, March 12, 2015
ACC Tournament Quarterfinal

ACC Tournament Notes

  • Virginia advances to the ACC Tournament semifinals for the second consecutive year (22nd time overall)
  • The Cavaliers will either play Louisville (first all-time ACC Tournament meeting) or North Carolina (15th all-time ACC Tournament meeting, first since 2006 Quarterfinal)
  • After not meeting Florida State in the ACC Tournament during FSU’s first 22 years in the league, the Cavaliers have defeated the Seminoles in the ACC quarterfinals in each of the past two seasons

Team Notes

  • Virginia matched its best 31-game start to a season at 29-2 (1981-82)
  • The Cavaliers have a five-game winning streak vs. Florida State
  • Virginia improved to 50-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 50 points during the Tony Bennett era (15-0 this season)
  • Virginia made its first six field goal attempts of the game, the best shooting start to a game this season (UVa went 4-4 from the floor to open the season opener at James Madison)
  • Florida State’s 17 first-half points marked the 19th time this season Virginia has allowed under 20 points in a half

Player Notes

  • Evan Nolte scored a season-high 11 points and made a season-high three 3-pointers
  • Nolte scored in double figures for the first time this season
  • Mike Tobey (11 points) scored in double figures for the 10th time this season
  • Malcolm Brogdon (10 points) scored in double figures for the 25th time this season
  • London Perrantes had nine assists, his 12th game this season with at least six assists
  • Justin Anderson saw his first action since Feb. 7, missing the last eight games due to a fractured finger and an appendectomy

Career Record Book

  • Malcolm Brogdon (1,078 pts) moved into 41st place on Virginia’s career scoring list, passing Gene Engel (1,071 pts, 1961-63)
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