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Jan. 24, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 13 Virginia 73, Syracuse 65
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Team Notes

  • Virginia is 4-3 all-time against Syracuse and has won all three games against the Orange since their arrival in the ACC; Tony Bennett is now 3-0 against Syracuse
  • Virginia is 30-1 in home ACC games the last four seasons
  • Virginia has won 15 straight home games dating to the 2014-15 season
  • UVA is 133-36 in 10 seasons at JPJ, including 95-20 under Tony Bennett
  • Virginia is 12-1 when leading at the half
  • Virginia has now shot 55 percent or better from the field in seven games this season
  • Virginia had 12 assists on 15 made shots in the first half and finished with 18 assists on 25 field goals
  • Virginia improved to 72-4 in the Tony Bennett era when scoring 70 points or more
  • UVA is 12-1 when out-rebounding its opponent
  • UVA committed turnovers on five of its first seven second-half possessions
  • Syracuse hit 13 3-pointers — most by a UVA opponent this season (Villanova, 10)
  • After pulling down 20 rebounds in his last game against Duke, Syracuse’s Tyler Roberson finished with seven boards, but none in the first half
  • Virginia outscored Syracuse 30-12 in the paint

Player Notes

  • Malcolm Brogdon scored 21 points and reached the top 20 in career scoring at Virginia with 1,457 points; it marked his ninth game of 20-plus points this season
  • Anthony Gill scored 16 points and reached double figures in scoring for the 19th straight game this year
  • London Perrantes set a career high with four steals, in addition to scoring 16 points and dishing out seven assists
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