Boxscore
Virginia 63, Lamar 44
Monday, November 19, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia
Officials - Chris Beaver, Tony Chiazza, Gary Prager
Attendance - 1444

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Lamar 18 26 44
Virginia 32 31 63

Recap


Virginia 63, Lamar 44:
Joe Harris scored 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting as the host Cavaliers blew out the Cardinals in a consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Paul Jesperson chipped in with nine points for Virginia (3-2) - all during a 14-2 first-half run - and Akil Mitchell added 10 points and eight rebounds.

Stan Brown scored 11 points for Lamar (0-4), which shot 32.6 percent from the field.

Virginia ran out to a 24-6 lead behind three Jesperson 3-pointers and two more from Harris to help build a 32-18 halftime advantage.

A 14-2 run, keyed by six Mitchell points, pushed the Cavaliers cushion to 41-24 with 11:39 left. The Cardinals got as close as 55-39 when Nikko Acosta knocked down a pair of free throws 7:03 later, but Virginia responded with a 6-0 run to seal the victory.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Lamar outrebounded Virginia 25-24, marking the first time the Cavaliers have been beaten on the boards this season. … Virginia is 20-2 in games they’ve scored at least 60 points dating back to the start of last season. The two teams combined to convert 22 of 23 free throws.

Lamar Cardinals

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rhon Mitchell 31:00 4-8 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 8
Donnell Minton 28:00 1-6 0-1 0-0 2 4 6 2 2 1 2 2 2
Amos Wilson 15:00 0-4 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 0 1 0 2 0 2
Donley Minor 11:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Stan Brown 33:00 3-7 0-0 5-6 0 6 6 2 1 0 1 1 11
Nikko Acosta 30:00 4-7 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 4 0 1 1 10
Osas Ebomwonyi 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Keilan Blanks 27:00 2-8 2-4 2-2 0 3 3 1 1 1 2 0 8
Hondo Webb 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Matt Hancock 20:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 200 15-46 3-6 11-12 5 20 25 8 13 3 14 6 44
  32.6% 50.0% 91.7% 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
Paul Jesperson 32:00 3-6 3-5 0-0 0 5 5 1 0 1 2 2 9
Joe Harris 25:00 7-11 3-5 0-0 0 5 5 2 1 3 0 2 17
Akil Mitchell 23:00 2-7 0-0 6-6 3 5 8 2 2 0 0 0 10
Teven Jones 27:00 2-5 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 6
Evan Nolte 22:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 2
Darion Atkins 19:00 2-4 0-0 1-1 0 1 1 1 4 0 1 1 5
Mike Tobey 17:00 3-8 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 6
Justin Anderson 20:00 2-6 0-1 2-2 0 3 3 2 0 1 2 1 6
Taylor Barnette 10:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2
Doug Browman 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thomas Rogers 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-53 6-16 11-11 3 21 24 12 16 9 9 8 63
  43.4% 37.5% 100.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 9