Bostoncoll 26 25 51
Virginia 24 41 65
Date of game: 1/26/2013

Recap: Virginia vs. Boston College

Charlottesville, VA (Sports Network) - Akil Mitchell and Justin Anderson each scored 16 points, as the Virginia Cavaliers defeated the Boston College Eagles, 65-51, in Atlantic Coast Conference play at John Paul Jones Arena.

The Cavaliers (14-5, 4-2 ACC) shot 56.3 percent from the floor as a team to notch their third straight win.

Ryan Anderson paced the Eagles (9-10, 1-5) with 14 points, although he shot just 5-of-14 from the floor and committed a game-high five turnovers. Olivier Hanlan and Joe Rahon rounded out the double-figure scorers with 10 points each.

BC made only 9-of-25 field goals (.360) in the first half, but five of those field goals came from beyond the arc as the Eagles claimed a 26-24 halftime lead.

However, UVA caught fire in the second half, as the Cavaliers shot a blistering 17-of-22 (.773) from the floor and outscored BC, 41-25, over the final 20 minutes.

The Cavs made only 2-of-9 3-pointers for the game, but their interior play was very efficient as they held a 40-16 advantage in points in the paint.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

Predators' Weber to miss next two playoff games

Predators defenseman Shea Weber will not travel to Chicago for the next two games of his team's Western Conference quarterfinal series due to a lower-body injury.

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