Gardner, Franklin lead No. 7 Virginia past BC, 76-57

Published: Jan. 28, 2023 at 2:46 PM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Armaan Franklin and Jayden Gardner scored 18 points each and No. 7 Virginia used a big first-half run to take control and beat Boston College 76-57. The Cavaliers won their sixth in a row.

They trailed 18-15 before starting an 18-4 run over the next 11 minutes. Franklin scored eight in the burst.

Virginia put the game away with a 16-4 second-half spurt.

Quinten Post scored 24 to lead the Eagles. He made his first four shots, including a pair of 3-pointers, and scored 14 straight for Boston College in the first half, boosting them to the early lead.