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Dec. 30, 2015

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 5 Virginia 71, Oakland 58
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015
Team Notes

  • This was the first all-time meeting between Virginia and Oakland
  • Virginia won its 10th straight game — this is UVA’s third streak of 10 wins or more under Tony Bennett
  • Virginia held Oakland to a season-low 58 points — 30 points below its season average; the Golden Grizzlies’ previous low was 76 points in a win at Toledo (Dec. 12)
  • Virginia is now 3-1 this season when trailing at the half
  • Virginia is 5-1 against schools currently competing in the Horizon League
  • UVA is 129-36 in 10 seasons at JPJ, including 91-20 under Tony Bennett
  • UVA scored points on seven of its first nine possessions in second half
  • Virginia shot 33 percent in the first half but rebounded to hit on 57 percent of its shots in the second half
  • UVA is shooting 42.9 percent of its first-half shots this year, but is hitting on 57.3 percent of its second-half shots
  • UVA was out-rebounded for the third time this season (George Washington, Cal)
  • Oakland’s Kay Felder hit for 30 points — the first 30-point game by a UVA opponent since Virginia Tech’s Erick Green scored 35 points on Jan. 24, 2013; it also fell two points shy of the opponent high at John Paul Jones Arena (32 by DeWayne Jackson, Morgan State, 12/19/12)

Player Notes

  • Mike Tobey scored a season-high 16 points; he fell two points shy of his career high
  • Anthony Gill scored 17 points and reached double figures in scoring for the 12th straight game this year
  • Malcolm Brogdon tallied a dozen points and now has 1,328 points as he moved past Norman Nolan (1,321, 1995-98) for 25th place on the all-time UVA points ledger
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