Numbers Game: Morgan State 48, UVA 86

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- Virginia men's basketball rolled past Morgan State 86-48 to open up the 2015 season. HooNation takes a look at the numbers from the win on Friday night.


Tale of Two Halves

In the first half Virginia men's basketball struggled on offense: 

  • The Cavs went 1-of-16, and only shot 34 percent in the first half (in the first half of the half, the 'Hoos were only shooting 8%) 
  • The 'Hoos shot 66.7% in the second half to end the game shooting 49.2%
  • UVA shot 17-of-22 before the green machine started to rotate in, in the second half. 

Defense Doesn't Miss a Beat

Virginia forced its first turnover after 12 seconds and on its first defensive possession. 

5:39- Morgan State's scoring drought to start the second half, as the Cavs start on a 17-0 run. 

Other Notes 

Three Cavaliers made their deubt on Friday night:

Devon Hall had a career-high 13 points

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