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March 17, 2016

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Virginia Game Notes
No. 1 seed Virginia 81, No. 16 seed Hampton 45
Thursday, March 17, 2016

NCAA Tournament Notes

  • Virginia is 26-19 all-time in 20 NCAA Tournament appearances
  • Tony Bennett is 7-5 career in five trips to the NCAA Tournament (2008 at Washington State, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 at Virginia)
  • UVa hit 12 3-pointers, its most ever in an NCAA Tournament game
  • UVA recorded its largest margin of victory in an NCAA tourney game (36 points), topping a 27-point win over Albany in 2007
  • UVA advances to play Butler in a first-ever matchup between the teams

Team Notes

  • Virginia is 8-0 all-time against Hampton and 60-14 against teams from the Commonwealth of Virginia since 1999-2000
  • With 88 wins over the last three seasons, UVA has matched the most wins at the university since 1981-83
  • UVA’s senior class scored its 110th victory — two shy of the school record, set by the 1983 squad
  • The Cavaliers hit the 80-point plateau for the seventh time this season and the first since an 86-point outing against Villanova (Dec. 22)
  • UVA is 114-17 when scoring at least 60 points under Tony Bennett
  • UVA is 56-2 when holding opponents under 50 points in the Tony Bennett era
  • 10 UVA players saw at least 12 minutes of game time
  • UVA’s 12 3-pointers were its second most this season (13 vs. Long Beach State)

Player Notes

  • With 11 points, Malcolm Brogdon moved into ninth place on the all-time UVA scoring ledger with 1,763 points; he matched Harold Deane (1,763, 1994-97) and passed Curtis Staples (1,757, 1995-98)
  • Anthony Gill scored 19 points, his most since a 21-point effort against Villanova (Dec. 22)
  • Gill also added a career-high four assists
  • London Perrantes dished out four assists to move into seventh place all-time at UVA with 428 assists
  • Marial Shayok scored 10 points, his fifth double-figure output of the season
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