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No. 4 UVa Men's Basketball Blows Out Morgan State 83-45, Staying Undefeated

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The 4th ranked Virginia basketball team got a team-high 15 points from both Kyle Guy and De'Andre Hunter in blowing out Morgan State 83-45 Monday night at JPJ.

Virginia played 13 guys and all of them scored.

“It was good to see a lot of guys get opportunities to play," says UVa coach Tony Bennett.   "We’re going to need everyone. Obviously, [we] started out shooting the ball well. Guys played hard and a lot of guys got experience, so I thought it was a positive night in that regard.”

Ty Jerome and Marco Anthony had eight points.   Kody Stattmann had nine points.

Virginia made seven three-pointers in the first half, helping build a 24 point halftime lead.

Virginia team manager Grant Kersey scored a career-high five points in the final two and a half minutes.  He also had a nice assist to his former high school teammate Austin Katstra for a fast break dunk.

The Cavaliers improve to 7-0 on the season.

Virginia's next game is Sunday at home against VCU.

TEAM NOTES:

• Virginia has started 8-0 for the second straight year

• UVA is 69-6 in nonconference action at John Paul Jones Arena under Bennett

• UVA is 4-0 when holding opponents to fewer than 50 points (80-2 all-time under Bennett)

• The Cavaliers are 122-35 all-time in non-conference play under Bennett

• UVA is 4-0 all-time vs. Morgan State

• UVA is 21-0 all-time vs. MEAC foes (2-0 in 2018-19)

• Bennett recorded his 296th career win (227th at Virginia)

• UVA went 7 of 7, including 4 of 4 from 3-point range, to start the game

• UVA shot a season-high 65.2 percent (15 of 23) from field in the first half

• UVA shot a season-high 91.3 percent (21 of 23) from the free throw line

• UVA held Morgan State to 25.9 percent shooting, marking a season low for the Cavaliers

• UVA scored 80 or more points for the second time this year

PLAYER NOTES:

• Double-figure scorers: De’Andre Hunter (15), Kyle Guy (15)

• Jerome had a career-high five steals

• Hunter has reached double figures in scoring in all eight games

• Braxton Key matched a season high with nine rebounds

• Kody Stattmann had a season-high nine points

• Marco Anthony had a season-high eight points

• All 13 Cavaliers who played scored

• Francesco Badocchi suited up for the first time in 2018-19