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Dec. 19, 2015

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Team Notes

  • Virginia is now 5-2 all-time vs. Villanova and 24-32 against schools currently hailing from the BIG EAST Conference
  • UVA is 127-36 in 10 seasons at John Paul Jones Arena, including 89-20 under Tony Bennett
  • Virginia’s last win over ranked non-conference opponent at JPJ was 70-58 against No. 14 Michigan on Nov. 29, 2011 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. It marks UVA’s third win over a ranked non-conference team at JPJ (No. 10 Arizona, 2006)
  • Virginia gave up 75 points for the first time since Miami tallied 80 in a double-overtime loss to UVA on Jan. 3, 2015, in Coral Gables
  • UVA allowed 75 points at JPJ for the first time since March 27, 2013, a 75-64 setback to Iowa in the NIT
  • Virginia scored 80 points or more for the sixth time this season and fell one point shy of its season high, set against Long Beach State (11/20)
  • Virginia twice held Villanova scoreless for over four minutes
  • UVA went on a 14-0 run and held Villanova scoreless for a span of 4:41 in the second half, turning a 43-41 deficit into a 55-43 lead with 9:13 remaining
  • Virginia went on an 11-0 run and held Villanova scoreless for 4:41 in the first half to take a 27-20 lead at the 4:20 mark
  • After attempting just two 3-pointers in the first half, Virginia went 7-for-10 in the second half from behind the arc
  • UVA committed 11 turnovers over the first 24:08, but did not commit another until 58 seconds remained in the game
  • Virginia is now 8-0 this season when leading at the half
  • Villanova’s Kris Jenkins hit for 23 points, most by a UVA opponent since Michigan State’s Travis Trice scored 23 points on March 22, 2015, in the NCAA Tournament
  • Virginia hit a season-high 26 free throws on 30 attempts. UVA hit 17 (on 26 attempts) in the season opener against Morgan State

Player Notes

  • Malcolm Brogdon (20 points) has hit double figures in nine straight games and now has 1,306 career points
  • Isaiah Wilkins made his first career start (38th career game) and played a career-high 30 minutes
  • Darius Thompson scored 11 points and has reached double figures in each of his last five games
  • Anthony Gill scored a season-high 22 points and reached double figures in scoring for the 10th straight game this year
  • London Perrantes scored a season-high 19 points. He recorded 16 in the win over George Mason (11/20)
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