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Dec. 19, 2017

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Team Notes
– Virginia (10-1) won the first-ever meeting between the teams
– Virginia improved to 27-0 against the MEAC, and 14-0 under head coach Tony Bennett
– The Cavaliers have held every opponent this year under 50 percent shooting from the floor
– Virginia is 7-0 this season when scoring more than 70 points and 102-6 when scoring 70 points under Bennett
– Virginia is 69-2 when holding teams under 50 points under Tony Bennett and 5-0 this season
– The Cavaliers held the Tigers to 28.1 percent field goal shooting, the second lowest by an opponent this season behind Vanderbilt’s 23.1 percent
– The Cavaliers opened the game on a 12-0 run over the first 4:45
– Virginia went on a 19-0 run over 8:29 early in the second half and turned that into a 30-4 run over 13:42

Player Notes
– Double-figure scorers: Ty Jerome (17), Jack Salt (10), Mamadi Diakite (10)
Ty Jerome scored a career-high 17 points
Jack Salt tied his career-high with 10 points and set a career high with three blocked shots. – De’Andre Hunter made a career-high seven free throws

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