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

Virginia scored 33 points from behind the arc and easily got by Virginia Tech 74-58 in ACC action on Thursday, January 24th. Evan Nolte was exceptional for the Cavaliers and put up a season-high 18 points, shooting 5 of 9 from three-point range. Justin Anderson also had a solid game, scoring 11 points and adding six assists. Erick Green picked up his fifth straight game with 22 points or more for the Hokies, scoring a ridiculous 35 points on 61% shooting in 38 minutes. For the Hokies, Erick Green finished with a mind-blowing 35 points and nine rebounds. Virginia (13-5, 3-2 ACC) gets Boston College (9-9, 1-4 ACC) on their home court on Saturday, January 26th.

Virginia Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:20 left to go.
  • The last time UVA started the season 13-5 was 1999.
  • UVA beat the spread by 11.0 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Cavaliers have beaten the spread.
  • The Cavaliers have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 74 or more total points.
  • Virginia has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.0% or better.
  • UVA has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 6 or fewer assists.
  • This season Virginia has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Justin Anderson has 11 points or more and 100% of the time (4-0) when Jontel Evans has 6 assists or more.
  • The Cavaliers set season highs for steals and three-pointers.
  • The last time UVA recorded at least 11 three-pointers was Feb 19, 2011 against Virginia Tech.
  • UVA set a season low for turnovers.
  • The Cavaliers have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • 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 in 13 out of 18 games this season.
  • Joe Harris has 8 straight double-digit point games.

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • Virginia Tech lost and did not cover the spread.
  • 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 16 times in 18 games this season.
  • Jarell Eddie has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 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 set career highs with 35 points and 9 rebounds.
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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