Virginia Rolls Past Shepherd 87-52

November 9, 2008

The Virginia basketball team unofficially tipped off the 2008-2009 season this afternoon at JPJ, cruising past Shepherd 87-52.

Jeff Jones led all scorers with 18 points, going 6-12 from the field. Mike Scott had the only double-double for the Cavaliers, scoring 10 points and grabbing 14 rebounds. Two other Cavaliers scored in double figures, Mamadi Diane had 14 and Sylvan Landesberg had 13.

Virginia opens up the regular season next Sunday against VMI. Tip-off is set for 4 pm from JPJ.

For full highlights plus post-game reaction from today's game, click the above link.

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