Boxscore
Virginia 65, Boston College 51
Saturday, January 26, 2013 1:00 PM
Location - John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia
Officials - Roger Ayers, Jamie Luckie, Tim Nestor
Attendance - 11660

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Boston College 26 25 51
Virginia 24 41 65

Recap


Virginia 65, Boston College 51: Justin Anderson and Akil Mitchell both scored 16 points as the Cavaliers pulled away in the second half of the ACC game.

The Cavaliers, ranked second in the nation in scoring defense, held the Eagles to nine points in the first 12 minutes of the second half and took control of the game with a 16-4 run.

After the Eagles tied the game on a three-point play by Ryan Anderson with 15:53 to play, Justin Anderson then hit a short jumper and Virginia went on a game-changing 11-0 run. Justin Anderson capped the run with a three-point play of his own to give Virginia (14-5, 4-2 ACC) a 42-31 lead with 10:57 left.

Ryan Anderson led Boston College with 14. Olivier Hanlan and Joe Rahon both scored 10 for the Eagles (9-10, 1-5), who lost their fourth straight.

Virginia led 15-6 early in the contest but Boston College immediately went on a 12-0 run and took a 26-24 lead into the break. The Eagles hit five 3-pointers in the first half but made just two after the intermission.

Paul Jesperson had seven rebounds for Virginia, which has won three straight.

Game notebook: Virginia coach Tony Bennett complained about his team's short turnaround. The Cavs won at Virginia Tech 74-58 on Thursday. ...The Cavaliers entered the game allowing 50.6 points and have held opponents under 40 points four times this season. ...Virginia shot 56.2 percent from the field.

Boston College Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ryan Anderson 33:00 5-14 0-0 4-4 2 2 4 0 1 0 5 1 14
Lonnie Jackson 38:00 3-6 3-5 0-0 1 4 5 1 4 1 2 0 9
Patrick Heckmann 9:00 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Olivier Hanlan 37:00 4-13 1-6 1-3 1 0 1 3 2 1 3 0 10
Joe Rahon 34:00 3-6 1-4 3-3 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 10
Dennis Clifford 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 1 0 2 1 0
Eddie Odio 21:00 0-3 0-3 0-0 1 6 7 1 4 0 0 0 0
Danny Rubin 19:00 2-3 2-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
K.C. Caudill 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 17-47 7-22 10-12 5 15 20 9 13 4 14 2 51
  36.2% 31.8% 83.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 14

Virginia Cavaliers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Evan Nolte 11:00 4-5 1-2 0-0 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 1 9
Jontel Evans 30:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 6 4 2 3 0 3
Joe Harris 34:00 3-9 1-4 0-0 1 4 5 4 2 0 2 3 7
Akil Mitchell 34:00 6-10 0-0 4-5 2 4 6 0 2 1 3 1 16
Paul Jesperson 37:00 2-5 0-2 2-2 0 7 7 2 0 3 2 1 6
Justin Anderson 25:00 7-9 0-1 2-2 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 16
Mike Tobey 18:00 4-7 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 2 1 8
Doug Browman 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-48 2-9 9-11 7 22 29 15 16 7 13 7 65
  56.2% 22.2% 81.8% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 13