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March 12, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes No. 2 Seed Virginia 73, No. 3 Seed Miami 68 Friday, March 11, 2016 Team ACC Tournament Notes

  • Virginia advanced to the finals of the ACC Tournament for the eighth time in program history
  • Virginia advances to play North Carolina; UVA defeated UNC 79-74 on Feb. 27 in the regular season in Charlottesville
  • Virginia is 37-60 all-time in the ACC Tournament
  • Virginia has scored 41 points off turnovers in two games at the ACC Tournament

Team Notes

  • Virginia’s senior class posted its 109th win, tied with the 1984 senior class for second most in program history
  • UVA’s 26 wins ranks sixth in school history
  • Virginia is 9-11 all-time against Miami, including a 2-1 mark in the ACC Tournament
  • UVA head coach Tony Bennett is 6-5 career against Miami
  • Virginia shot 53.6 percent in the first half, its best first-half shooting performance since hitting 56.5 percent at Louisville on Jan. 30
  • UVA hit 11 of its first 15 field-goal attempts (73.3 percent), but was 4-for-13 the rest of the half
  • UVA got 24 points from its bench, its most since the Cavalier reserves scored 30 against Lehigh on Nov. 25
  • UVA improved to 77-4 under Tony Bennett when scoring at least 70 points
  • UVA forced Miami into 16 turnovers, the Hurricanes’ most since committing 17 against College of Charleston
  • UVA shot 52 percent and is 13-4 this year when breaking the 50-percent mark (9-1 against ACC opponents)
  • Miami shot 54.8 percent from the field — a season high for a UVA opponent.
  • The Hurricanes are one of three opponents to shoot 50 percent or better — Ohio State (50 percent) and Wake Forest (53.5 percent)
  • Virginia did not trail in the game. It marked the sixth time this year UVA did not trail at any point in a game — William & Mary, Louisville (twice), Boston College, Virginia Tech, Miami

Player Notes

  • Now with 1,737 career points, Brogdon is 11th on Virginia’s all-time scoring list
  • Brogdon recorded his 17th 20-point game of the season, including his third against Miami
  • London Perrantes now has 422 career assists and passed Jontel Evans (2010-13, 419) for eighth in program history
  • Darius Thompson’s first-half 3-pointer was his first since his buzzer beater at Wake Forest (Jan. 26)
  • Thompson scored six points — his most since a seven-point effort against Notre Dame on Jan. 2
  • Marial Shayok scored 10 points, matching his season high against an ACC opponent (Wake Forest); it was his fifth double-figure scoring output of the year
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