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Dec. 30, 2017

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No. 9 Virginia 59, Boston College 58
Saturday, December 30, 2017
John Paul Jones Arena

Team Notes
Tony Bennett earned his 200th win at Virginia
– The Cavaliers are 9-0 in ACC openers under Tony Bennett, part of a 10-game win streak in ACC openers
– Virginia has won five straight games vs. Boston College and leads the all-time series 14-7
– The Cavaliers have held all 13 opponents under 50 percent shooting the year
– The Cavaliers are 9-0 this season in John Paul Jones Arena and have an 11-game home win streak
– Virginia is 120-24 at JPJ under Bennett
– The Cavaliers held Boston College’s leading scorer Ky Bowman (16.8 ppg, 8th in the ACC) to a season-low five points

Player Notes
– Double-figure scorers: Ty Jerome (31), Kyle Guy (11)
Ty Jerome finished with a career-high 31 points to become UVA’s first 30-point scorer since Joe Harris recorded 36 points in a 73-68 win over Duke in 2012-13
Isaiah Wilkins tallied a career-high 14 rebounds
– Wilkins recorded four blocks to pass Steve Castellan (108) and Assane Sene (108) for sixth in school history with 110
– Jerome made a career-high with 11 field goals in a career-high 37 minutes
Kyle Guy finished with double digit points for the 11th time in 13 games
Jack Salt played a season-high 31 minutes

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