Virginia vs. Virginia Tech: Recap and Stats

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Virginia vs. Virginia Tech: Recap and Stats
Virginia 74
(13-5, 2-4 away)
Virginia Tech 58
(11-7, 9-4 home)
Venue: Cassell Coliseum
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia 34 40 74
Virginia Tech 25 33 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia J Harris 15 A Mitchell 9 J Evans 4
Virginia Tech E Green 25 J Eddie 6 E Green 4

On Thursday, January 24th, Virginia Tech allowed 33 points from three-point territory to Virginia and was trounced by the Cavaliers 74-58 in conference play. Erick Green got his fifth straight game with 22 points or more for the Hokies, scoring a staggering 35 points on 61% shooting in 38 minutes. The Hokies got a good performance from Erick Green, who put up a remarkable 35 points and nine rebounds. Jarell Eddie scored nine points and added nine rebounds. For the Cavaliers, Evan Nolte got a season-high 18 points, including 5-of-9 shooting from three-point range. Virginia Tech (11-7, 2-3 ACC) gets Clemson (10-8, 2-4 ACC) on the road on Sunday, January 27th.

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:20 left to go.
  • Virginia Tech started 11-7 during the 2011, 2007, and 2004 seasons (since 1996).
  • Virginia Tech has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 3 or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition commits 6 or fewer turnovers this season, Virginia Tech has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 11 or more three-pointers this season, Virginia Tech has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • VT set season lows for blocks and field goals made.
  • Virginia Tech has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--VT has a 7.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Erick Green recorded a team season high in points with 35.
  • Erick Green accounted for 60.3% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jarell Eddie and Erick Green) accounted for 56.2% of the rebounds.
  • Erick Green has led the team in scoring in 16 out of 18 games this season.
  • Jarell Eddie has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Erick Green's career.
  • Erick Green has 5 straight 20+ point games.
  • Erick Green had career highs with 35 points and 9 rebounds.

Virginia Game Notes

  • Evan Nolte recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 5.
  • The top two scorers (Evan Nolte and Joe Harris) accounted for 47.2% of the points.
  • Akil Mitchell accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Akil Mitchell has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 18 games this season.
  • Joe Harris has 8 straight double-digit point games.
UVA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AEvan Nolte341822421
AJustin Anderson241126301
AMike Tobey151031000
AJoe Harris351732102
BAkil Mitchell31881102
B-Jontel Evans28426000
CPaul Jesperson19301010
D+Doug Browman11011000
-Teven Jones3301000
VT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Erick Green383591002
BJarell Eddie30992002
CMarquis Rankin25600301
C-C.J. Barksdale26232002
C-Cadarian Raines22440002
C-J. van Zegeren18250003
-Will Johnston7001000
D-Robert Brown24010001
-Marshall Wood7000001
-Christian Beyer3000000

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