The Virginia men's basketball team used a big second half to overcome a two point halftime deficit and beat Boston College 65-51 on Saturday.
Freshman Justin Anderson scored a career-high 16 points, and junior Akil Mitchell also had 16 points in the Cavaliers' third straight win.
UVa shot 77.3% from the floor in the second half, which is a season high and the best shooting percentage for UVa in a half since1984.
The Cavaliers' leading scorer this season, Joe Harris, had just seven points for Virginia, but Anderson hit 7 of 9 shots and Mitchell was 6-for-10 and added six rebounds.
The win moves Virginia to 14-5 overall and 4-2 in the ACC. Next up, they host the 18th-ranked North Carolina State Wolfpack Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
powered by Disqus