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

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