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UVA avenges earlier loss, defeats Virginia Tech 67-49

Malcolm Brogdon and UVA avenged the earlier loss to the Hokies by defeating VT 67-49.

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The #7 Virginia Cavaliers avenged the earlier loss to the Virginia Tech Hokies by cruising to a 67-49 victory. Isaiah Wilkins stepped up for the Hoos with a career high 14 points while Anthony Gill returned to form with 16 points as well.

Virginia VT
Final PPP 1.11 0.82
Shooting (eFG%) 51.0% 40.0%
Rebounding (oReb%) 26.9% 23.3%
Turnovers (TO%) 16.7% 25.1%
Getting to the line (FT Rate) 40.8 37.8

After struggling with some outside shots to start the game UVA went on a 15-3 run due to a barrage of alley-oop dunks to take a 32-20 halftime lead. The Hoos had 12 first half assists on their 13 made FGs. Meanwhile Virginia's defense forced 8 Hokie turnovers and only 7 made FG's in the first half.

After their seventh straight win, the Cavaliers improve to 20-4 on the year and 9-3 in the ACC. Virginia Tech's record falls to 13-12 and 5-7 in the conference. Virginia is now 32-1 in their past 33 ACC home games in the past four seasons.

UVA travels to Durham on Saturday to take on the unranked 18-6 Duke Blue Devils. Tony Bennett has won in every ACC arena except Cameron Indoor Stadium.