#19 UVA defeats Virginia Tech, 65-39 Saturday in Charlottesville

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7/AP)-- The Cavaliers men's basketball team moved to 11-2 on the year Saturday after beating Virginia Tech, 65-39.

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Kihei Clark scored a career-best 18 points and Braxton Key also had 18 as No. 19 Virginia dominated with defense. The Cavaliers led 30-17 by halftime and built their lead to as many as 23 in the second half. Key scored 11 of his points in the first half and Clark had 10 after halftime.

Landers Nolley II scored 18 to lead the Hokies (10-4, 1-2). He had their last 15 in the first half but did not score again until a 3-pointer with 3:49 remaining.

More recap to follow on WDBJ7.com, WDBJ7 at 6 and Saturday Sports Extra at 11!