Wgreenbay 51
Virginia 67
Date of game: 12/1/2012

Recap: Virginia vs. Green Bay

Charlottesville, VA (Sports Network) - Akil Mitchell posted a career-high 20 points to go along with nine rebounds, as the Virginia Cavaliers cruised to a 67-51 win over the Green Bay Phoenix in non-league play at John Paul Jones Arena.

Joe Harris also scored 20 to help the Cavaliers (6-2) to their fifth straight win.

Alec Burke scored 14 points and Keifer Sykes added 12 for the Phoenix (3-4).

UVA knocked down 5-of-8 3-pointers (.625) in the first half but had to rally from a 25-24 deficit to take a 31-27 lead into the half.

The Cavaliers opened the second stanza with a 7-2 run and later used a 15-2 run to pull away from the Phoenix.

UVA shot 50 percent from the floor (26-of-52) and 50 percent from the perimeter (7-of-14) over the course of the game.

Game Notes

Ray McDonald arrested, cut by Bears

Troubled defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released by the Chicago Bears Monday after being arrested on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment.

Brewers place Peralta on DL

Milwaukee Brewers right-handed pitcher Wily Peralta has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique.

Cavs' Irving out for Game 3

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will miss Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Atlanta due to a lingering left knee injury.

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