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Virginia Game Notes

No. 11 Virginia 72, Wake Forest 71

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Team Notes

  • UVA snapped its three-game ACC road losing streak
  • UVA has a four-game winning streak vs. Wake Forest
  • UVA trailed 17-8 at 11:24 of the first half, but went on a 10-0 run to gain an 18-17 lead
  • The Cavaliers trailed 26-24 at halftime, marking the third time UVA has trailed at the half in four ACC road games
  • UVA trailed 61-52 with 2:08 left in the game, but outscored Wake Forest 20-10 to gain the win
  • The Cavaliers have a three-game winning streak overall
  • Wake Forest shot 53.5 percent (23-43) from the field, which marked a season-high for an opponent against Virginia this season

Player Notes

  • Darius Thompson sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the win
  • Anthony Gill (17 points) became the 46th Cavalier to reach 1,000 career points at UVA
  • Gill reached double-figures in scoring for the 20th straight game (23 straight dating back to 2014-15)
  • Malcolm Brogdon matched a career-high with 28 points, reaching the 20-point barrier for the 10th time this season
  • Brogdon passed Othell Wilson (1981-84, 1,469 points) for 19th on UVA’s all-time scoring list
  • Marial Shayok scored 10 points, his most since scoring 11 vs. Lehigh (Nov. 25)
  • Evan Nolte (4 points) tallied his first field goal since Dec. 5 (William & Mary)
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