Recap - Virginia Defeats Clemson 78-41
|Recap - Virginia Defeats Clemson 78-41|
Clemson was run off the court by Virginia on Thursday as they blasted them 78-41 at John Paul Jones Arena.
Virginia won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites.
Joe Harris had 21 points for Virginia and Akil Mitchell chipped in with 16 points. Jontel Evans had 8 assists for them, while Akil Mitchell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Clemson got 10 points from K.J. McDaniels in a losing cause and another 8 points from Jordan Roper. Adonis Filer contributed 2 assists for them, while Devin Booker had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Virginia were victorious, as the score was 38-10 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Clemson as they grabbed 33 boards, while Virginia only had 29.