Virginia 73, Virginia Tech 55

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia
Officials - John Cahill, Sean Hull, Jamie Luckie
Attendance - 11764

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Virginia Tech 23 32 55
Virginia 36 37 73

Recap


Virginia 73, Virginia Tech 55: Joe Harris scored a career-high 26 points as the Cavaliers improved to 15-0 at home and completed a season sweep of the in-state rival Hokies. 

Akil Mitchell added 17 points and eight rebounds for Virginia (18-6, 8-3 ACC), which has won three straight and eight of its last nine. Harris hit five 3-pointers - all in the first half - and went 7-for-7 from the foul line. 

Erick Green, the nation's leading scorer, had 22 points for the Hokies (11-13, 2-9), who have dropped seven straight. Green was 4-for-17 from the field but hit 11 of 13 free throws. Virginia Tech shot 34.6 percent overall and was 8-for-25 from 3-point range.

The Hokies took their only lead at 18-17 on Marshall Wood's 3-pointer with 10:54 left in the first half, but it lasted only 22 seconds before Teven Jones answered with a 3 to put Virginia ahead for good. The Cavaliers reeled off a 12-0 run to break it open, taking a 36-23 lead into halftime and led by no fewer than 11 the rest of the way.

Virginia Tech went more than five minutes without scoring during the 12-0 spurt in the first half and had a stretch of 6:32 without along with two scoring droughts of more than three minutes in the second half.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Virginia improved to 33-2 under coach Tony Bennett when scoring at least 70 points, including 8-0 this season. … Green has scored 20 or more points in 22 of 24 games this season. … The Cavaliers have held nine of 11 conference opponents to fewer than 60 points. 

Virginia Tech Hokies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cadarian Raines 26:00 3-7 0-0 0-2 7 1 8 1 2 0 1 1 6
Erick Green 34:00 4-17 3-8 11-13 0 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 22
Robert Brown 18:00 1-5 0-3 0-1 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 2
C.J. Barksdale 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 0 2 1 2 0 2
Will Johnston 28:00 1-2 1-2 0-1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
Marquis Rankin 20:00 2-4 1-3 0-2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
Marshall Wood 22:00 3-5 2-4 0-0 0 5 5 1 3 0 1 0 8
Joey van Zegeren 14:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 4 0 1 1 0
Jarell Eddie 14:00 1-7 1-5 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 3
Marcus Patrick 2:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Greg Donlon 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joey Racer 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Christian Beyer 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-52 8-25 11-19 10 22 32 7 15 3 8 2 55
  34.6% 32.0% 57.9% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 8

Virginia Cavaliers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jontel Evans 30:00 4-7 0-1 0-0 1 6 7 6 3 0 1 0 8
Joe Harris 32:00 7-12 5-7 7-7 0 4 4 1 2 0 1 1 26
Akil Mitchell 34:00 6-12 0-0 5-8 2 6 8 3 0 2 0 0 17
Paul Jesperson 22:00 3-5 2-3 0-0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 8
Justin Anderson 28:00 0-4 0-1 4-4 0 3 3 1 3 0 2 0 4
Teven Jones 9:00 1-3 1-3 2-2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 5
Evan Nolte 26:00 1-3 1-3 2-2 1 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 5
Darion Atkins 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Taylor Barnette 11:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thomas Rogers 2:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Caid Kirven 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doug Browman 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-50 9-19 20-23 5 26 31 14 13 2 5 3 73
  44.0% 47.4% 87.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 5