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.

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