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Jan. 9, 2018

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Team Notes
– Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) extended its winning streak to seven games
– UVA is 4-0 in ACC play for the first time since going 7-0 in 2014-15
– Virginia ended a two-game losing streak to Syracuse
– The Cavaliers are now 5-5 all-time against Syracuse and 3-1 in JPJ
– UVA has held 13 opponents to under 43 percent shooting and all 16 opponents to under 50 percent (Syracuse –38.3 percent) – Virginia is 44-4 at JPJ in ACC play in the last six seasons
– The Cavaliers improved to 11-0 at John Paul Jones Arena in the midst of a 13-game home-winning streak
– With the win, Virginia has now won 11 or more games at JPJ in each of the last nine seasons
– Syracuse scored 26 points in the first half, their third lowest total of the season (21 vs. Kansas, 24 vs. Eastern Michigan)
– After opening the game 3 of 14 from the field, UVA closed the first half 8 of 12
– UVA’s 27 3-point field goal attempts were its most since attempting 34 against Grambling State (11/22/16)

Player Notes
– Double-figure scorers: Kyle Guy (22), De’Andre Hunter (15), Devon Hall (13)
– Guy recorded his third 20-point game (fifth career)
– Hall recorded a career-high eight assists and career-high 8 of 8 FTs
– Hall matched a season high with seven rebounds
– Guy played a career-high 40 minutes, marking the first time a Virginia player has played every minute since Sylven Landesberg in 2009 against Clemson
De’Andre Hunter tied career highs with two steals and two blocked shots

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