Virginia vs. Miami: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Virginia vs. Miami: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Virginia 50
(18-8, 3-7 away)
(2) Miami 54
(22-3, 12-2 home)
Venue: BankUnited Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia 22 28 50
Miami 24 30 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia J Harris 16 A Mitchell 8 J Evans 7
Miami S Larkin 11 R Johnson 7 S Larkin 6

Virginia faced off with No. 2 Miami (FL) on Tuesday, Feb. 19 and got beat at home by the Hurricanes 54-50 in conference play. The Cavaliers now have a record of 1-1 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Joe Harris put up a game-high 16 points and seven rebounds in the Cavaliers loss. Jontel Evans had five points and added seven assists. For the Hurricanes, Shane Larkin got a team-high 11 points and six assists. Next up for Virginia (18-8, 8-5 ACC) is Georgia Tech (14-11, 4-9 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 24 on their home court.

Virginia Game Notes

  • Virginia started 18-8 during the 2006 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • UVA beat the spread by four points. That makes the 16th time this season the Cavaliers have beaten the spread.
  • The Cavaliers have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Virginia is 21-31 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, UVA played 30 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 8-22.
  • The Cavaliers have lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after having a field goal percentage of 38.5 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.8 percent or better this season, Virginia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 22 or more field goals made this season, Virginia has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition commits eight or fewer turnovers this season, Virginia has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • UVA set a season low for free throws made (five).
  • The Cavaliers have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past six games.
  • Joe Harris accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Akil Mitchell and Joe Harris) accounted for 46.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Joe Harris has led the team in scoring in 18 out of 26 games this season.
  • Akil Mitchell has led the team in rebounding in 19 out of 26 games this season.
  • Joe Harris has seven straight double-digit point games.

Miami (FL) Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Julian Gamble and Reggie Johnson) accounted for 43.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Shane Larkin has led the team in scoring eight times in 25 games this season.
  • Julian Gamble has led the team in rebounding five times in 25 games this season.
  • Julian Gamble set a career high with four blocks.
UVA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJoe Harris361672101
B+Jontel Evans35547101
B-Akil Mitchell29681102
B-Evan Nolte22611210
C+Paul Jesperson34840102
C+Justin Anderson28711031
D+Darion Atkins11210000
-Teven Jones5010000
MIA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJulian Gamble20870041
AShane Larkin341136001
BReggie Johnson19870012
BKenny Kadji35762021
C+Rion Brown251040001
CDurand Scott37601301
CT. McKinney-Jones25242101
-Tonye Jekiri5200000

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