Virginia vs. Florida State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Virginia vs. Florida State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Virginia 51
(20-10, 3-9 away)
Florida State 53
(16-14, 11-7 home)
Venue: Donald L. Tucker Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 07, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia 23 28 51
Florida State 26 27 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia A Mitchell 15 A Mitchell 12 A Mitchell 3
Florida State O White 17 O White 6 D Bookert 3

On Thursday, Mar. 7, Virginia suffered a heartbreaking loss against Florida State 53-51 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. The Cavaliers got a double-double out of Akil Mitchell with a team-high 15 points and 12 rebounds. Joe Harris had 13 points. For the Seminoles, Okaro White finished with a game-high 17 points and six rebounds. Virginia (19-10, 9-7 ACC) takes on Maryland (20-10, 8-9 ACC) on Sunday, Mar. 10 at home.

Virginia Game Notes

  • The last time UVA started the season 20-10 was 2006.
  • The Cavaliers have been unlucky seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Virginia is 22-33 in close games.
  • The Cavaliers have lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after having a field goal percentage of 38.6 percent or worse.
  • Virginia has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording five or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.7 percent or better this season, Virginia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 44.4 percent or better this season, Virginia has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • UVA set season lows for assists (seven) and free throws made (five).
  • The top two scorers (Akil Mitchell and Joe Harris) accounted for 54.9 percent of the points.
  • Akil Mitchell accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Akil Mitchell has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 23 times in 30 games this season.
  • Joe Harris has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Akil Mitchell recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Akil Mitchell has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Akil Mitchell recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 11th of his career.
  • Akil Mitchell had a career high with six offensive rebounds.

Florida State Game Notes

  • The Seminoles won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Florida State is 46-23 in close games.
  • Okaro White accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Okaro White has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 16 times in 30 games this season.
  • Michael Snaer has three straight double-digit point games.
UVA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Akil Mitchell3415123012
A+Mike Tobey171270010
BJoe Harris381311201
C+Justin Anderson22421100
C-Paul Jesperson32530002
-Evan Nolte10020000
D+Jontel Evans32212001
-Darion Atkins6010000
-Teven Jones5000001
-Taylor Barnette4000000
FSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Okaro White381762222
B+Devon Bookert32943000
B+Michael Snaer391432011
C+B. Bojanovsky12240011
CKiel Turpin251100013
D+Aaron Thomas13011112
-Ian Miller8011102
DMontay Brandon27001000
-Michael Ojo4010000

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