For the first time under head coach Tony Bennett, the No. 17 Virginia men's basketball team won on the road at Clemson, beating the Tigers 63-58 on Saturday. The Cavaliers were 0-4 in their four previous trips to Clemson, losing by an average of 17 points.
Four Cavaliers scored in double figures in a game that matched the two top scoring defenses in the country. Joe Harris led UVa with 16 points and shot 4-for-9 from three point range.
Malcolm Brogdon finished with 14 points and 8 rebounds, and made 7-of-8 free throws. Six of Brogdon's made free throws came in the final 1:21 of the game. Mike Tobey added 14 points for UVa and Anthony Gill finished with 12 points off the bench.
The 'Hoos are now 21-5 overall and 12-1 in the ACC, matching their best start to conference play since the 1981-82 season. Next up, UVa travels to Virginia Tech on Feb. 18, where tipoff is set for 9 p.m. The Hokies are 1-10 in conference play this season.
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