Scores

Final

Boston College 80

(18-6, 6-3 ACC)

Virginia 70

(7-11, 1-6 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 4, 2009

    John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia

    1 2 T
    BC 42 3880
    UVA 22 4870

    Top Performers

    Boston College: R. Sanders 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Virginia: S. Landesberg 32 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Boston College 80, Virginia 70

    Associated Press

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Tyrese Rice and Rakim Sanders scored 20 points each as Boston College beat Virginia 80-70 on Wednesday night.

    The Eagles (18-6, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 42-22 at halftime after limiting the Cavaliers to six first-half field goals.

    Virginia (7-11, 1-6) lost its sixth straight despite a career-high 32 points by freshman Sylven Landesberg. Jeff Jones added 10 points, but on 2-for-11 shooting as the Cavaliers guards, besides Landesberg, were a combined 6-for-34 from the field. Virginia shot just 33.3 percent overall (23-for-69).

    Boston College shot 51.1 percent (24-for-47) and would have put the game away early if not for their 20 turnovers that led to 23 points for the Cavaliers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BC
    UVA
    Points 80 70
    FG Made-Attempted 24-47 (.511) 23-69 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 1-14 (.071)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-31 (.839) 23-29 (.793)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 2

    2008-09 Season

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