Virginia vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Virginia vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Virginia 52
(20-9, 3-8 away)
Boston College 53
(13-16, 11-8 home)
Venue: Silvio O. Conte Forum
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, March 03, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia 25 27 52
Boston College 24 29 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia A Mitchell 16 A Mitchell 8 J Evans 4
Boston College J Rahon 15 R Anderson 9 R Anderson 3

Virginia faced off with Boston College on Sunday, Mar. 3 and suffered a close loss to the Eagles 53-52 in conference play. The Cavaliers tie the season series against Boston College at 1-1 with the loss. The Cavaliers were paced by Akil Mitchell, who put up a game-high 16 points and eight rebounds. Joe Harris scored 14 points and added three rebounds. For the Eagles, Ryan Anderson got eight points and nine rebounds. Virginia (19-9, 9-6 ACC) gets Florida State (15-14, 7-9 ACC) on the road on Thursday, Mar. 7.

Virginia Game Notes

  • Virginia started 20-9 during the 2006 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cavaliers have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Virginia is 22-32 in close games.
  • Virginia has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording 52 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.3 percent or better this season, Virginia has lost 75 percent of the time (2-6).
  • UVA set season lows for blocks (zero) and free throws made (five).
  • The Cavaliers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Cavaliers opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Akil Mitchell accounted for 30.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Akil Mitchell accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Akil Mitchell has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding 22 times in 29 games this season.
  • Joe Harris has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Akil Mitchell has three straight double-digit point games.

Boston College Game Notes

  • The Eagles won this one, but have lost eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Boston College is 36-28 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Joe Rahon and Olivier Hanlan) accounted for 52.8 percent of the points.
  • Ryan Anderson accounted for 34.6 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Joe Rahon has led the team in scoring four times in 29 games this season.
  • Ryan Anderson has led the team in rebounding 21 times in 29 games this season.
  • Olivier Hanlan has five straight double-digit point games.
UVA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAkil Mitchell351681202
BJoe Harris361433103
C+Jontel Evans35444002
C+Paul Jesperson28911001
CEvan Nolte21321000
CJustin Anderson32351001
-Teven Jones5011001
-Taylor Barnette4300000
-Mike Tobey4000000
BC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Ryan Anderson27893003
B+Joe Rahon401510100
B+Olivier Hanlan361351001
BEddie Odio40842011
BP. Heckmann21931102
C+Dennis Clifford13022010
DLonnie Jackson20011002
-Danny Rubin3011000

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