Niowa 16 27 43
Virginia 21 36 57
Date of game: 12/21/2013

Recap: Virginia vs. Northern Iowa

Charlottesville, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Anderson paced all scorers with 16 points as the Virginia Cavaliers dismissed the Northern Iowa Panthers, 57-43, in non-conference action at John Paul Jones Arena.

Joe Harris added 12 points and seven rebounds for Virginia (8-3), which snapped a two-game losing streak.

For UNI (5-6), Seth Tuttle tallied a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

In a sloppy first half, neither team shot greater than 30 percent from the field, but Virginia managed to take a 21-16 lead at the break by draining four 3-pointers.

The Cavaliers shot a much-improved 46.2 percent in the second stanza and they never surrendered the lead.

UNI shot just 31.7 percent from the field on the afternoon, including 2-of-19 from beyond the arc. The Panthers were also plagued by 13 turnovers.

Game Notes

Oklahoma RB Ford suspended indefinitely

Oklahoma running back Keith Ford has been suspended indefinitely for violating academic and team rules, Sooners coach Bob Stoops confirmed Monday.

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