Virginia 74, Virginia Tech 58

Thursday, January 24, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia
Officials - Tony Greene, Joe Lindsay, Mike Stuart
Attendance - 7222

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Virginia 34 40 74
Virginia Tech 25 33 58

Recap

Virginia 74, Virginia Tech 58: Freshman Evan Nolte hit five 3-pointers for a career-high 18 points as the visiting Cavaliers beat their rivals on the road for the third straight year.

Joe Harris added 17 points and had three 3-pointers during a big first-half run that helped the Cavaliers (13-5, 3-2 ACC ) build a 34-19 lead with two minutes left in the half.

Erick Green, the nation's leading scorer entering the night, had a career-high 35 points on 11-of-18 shooting for the Hokies (11-7, 2-3). The rest of the team went 8-of-25 for a combined 23 points.

The Cavaliers hit six 3-pointers during the 24-2 first-half run before Green finished the half with six straight points - including a buzzer-beating jumper that got Virginia Tech within 34-25.

The Cavaliers scored the first three points of the second half and Virginia Tech never got closer than 10 the rest of the way. Green hit a 3-pointer and a pair of free throws to cut the lead to 52-42 with 8:40 left but Nolte answered with a 3-pointer.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Virginia hit a season-high 11 3-pointers. It was the sixth time this season Virginia Tech has allowed at least 10 3-pointers. ... Green, who scored 20-plus points for the 16th time this season, also had a career-high nine rebounds. ... Virginia has held all five ACC opponents to less than 60 points.

Virginia Cavaliers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jontel Evans 28:00 1-5 0-0 2-5 0 2 2 6 3 0 0 0 4
Joe Harris 35:00 6-9 4-6 1-3 1 2 3 2 2 1 2 0 17
Akil Mitchell 31:00 3-6 0-0 2-3 1 7 8 1 4 1 2 0 8
Paul Jesperson 19:00 1-4 0-2 1-1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 3
Evan Nolte 34:00 6-12 5-9 1-2 0 2 2 2 1 4 1 2 18
Teven Jones 3:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Mike Tobey 15:00 5-5 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 10
Justin Anderson 24:00 3-6 1-3 4-4 2 0 2 6 0 3 1 0 11
Doug Browman 11:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-51 11-23 11-18 5 16 21 21 18 9 6 3 74
  51.0% 47.8% 61.1% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 6

Virginia Tech Hokies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cadarian Raines 22:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 0 2 0 2 0 4
Erick Green 38:00 11-18 3-6 10-13 2 7 9 1 1 0 2 0 35
Jarell Eddie 30:00 2-11 0-3 5-7 2 7 9 2 2 0 2 0 9
Robert Brown 24:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 0
C.J. Barksdale 26:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 2 0 0 2 0 2
Joey van Zegeren 18:00 1-2 0-0 0-4 2 3 5 0 4 0 3 0 2
Marquis Rankin 25:00 2-4 2-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 6
Will Johnston 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Marshall Wood 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Christian Beyer 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-43 5-15 15-24 7 24 31 6 17 3 14 0 58
  44.2% 33.3% 62.5% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 14