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Feb. 27, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 3 Virginia 79, No. 7 North Carolina 74
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Team Notes

  • Virginia is 53-129 all-time against North Carolina, including a 33-44 record in Charlottesville; UVA head coach Tony Bennett is 5-6 career against UNC
  • Virginia is 34-1 in home ACC games the last four seasons; it is the best mark in ACC history with one loss (Duke 33-1 from 1962-64)
  • Virginia has won 19 straight home games dating to the 2014-15 season; the streak dates to a 69-63 loss to Duke on Jan. 31, 2015
  • UVA is 137-36 in 10 seasons at JPJ, including 99-20 under Tony Bennett
  • Virginia is 75-4 when scoring at least 70 points under Tony Bennett
  • Virginia is 5-1 against ranked opponents this season
  • Virginia senior class posted its 105th win, matching the 2015 team for third most in school history
  • UVA won for just the fourth time when the opponent shot better than the Cavaliers (Ohio State, Cal, Wake Forest)
  • UNC was just the third team to shoot 50 percent or better against UVA this season; UVA is 3-0 in those games (Ohio State, Wake Forest)

Player Notes

  • With 26 points, Malcolm Brogdon recorded his 15th 20-point game of the season, most at UVA since Sean Singletary recorded 16 such games during the 2006-07 campaign
  • With 1,652 career points, Brogdon moved past John Crotty (1,646 points, 1988-91) for 13th on Virginia’s all-time scoring list
  • With six assists (403 career), London Perrantes passed Cory Alexander (1992-95, 401 assists) for ninth in career assists at Virginia
  • Devon Hall finished with 11 points — matching his high in ACC play this year (Clemson); he was averaging 3.9 points per ACC game this year
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