Perrantes, Brogdon, Tobey Lead UVa to Win Over Irish - - ABC13

Perrantes, Brogdon, Tobey Lead UVa to Win Over Irish


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Malcolm Brogdon had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Virginia forced Notre Dame into making a season-high 20 turnovers Tuesday as the Cavaliers beat the Fighting Irish 68-53 for their fourth straight victory.

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   Brogdon, who scored in double figures for the eighth straight game, hit his first five shots as the Cavaliers raced to a 20-point lead in the first 15 minutes. After the Irish cut the lead to 10 points at halftime, the Cavaliers opened the second half with an 18-5 run to put the game away.
   The Cavaliers (16-5, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) are off to their best league start since the squad led by Ralph Sampson in 1982-83 also started 7-1. The Irish (11-10, 2-6) have lost six of their last seven and their fourth home game, their most home losses since losing five during the 2005-06 season.


Team Notes (Courtesy of UVa athletics)

• Virginia has won four straight games

• Virginia is 6-1 all-time vs. Notre Dame, including a six-game winning streak

• Virginia’s 7-1 ACC start is its best since 1982-1983

• The margin of victory in each of the Cavaliers’ first seven ACC wins is at least 10 points, for the first time in school history

• Virginia tied a season high by shooting 60 percent (15-of-25) from the field in the first half


Player Career Highs

• Malcolm Brogdon had a career-high five steals

• Brogdon matched a career high with seven rebounds

• Brogdon matched a career high with six assists


Player Notes

• Malcolm Brogdon (16 pts) reached double figures for a career-best eighth straight game and 14th time (19th career)

• Mike Tobey (14 pts) reached double figures for the eighth time this season (17th career)

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