Maryland vs Virginia Wrap - Virginia Wins 61-58
|Maryland vs Virginia Wrap - Virginia Wins 61-58|
Virginia got 17 points from Akil Mitchell en route to a 61-58 victory over Maryland on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Virginia did not, however, defeat Maryland against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.
Joe Harris had 15 points for Virginia and Mike Tobey chipped in with 13 points. Jontel Evans had 3 assists for them, while Akil Mitchell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Maryland got a 15-point performance from Nick Faust, who was supported by 12 points from Dez Wells. Alex Len had 2 assists in a losing cause for Maryland, while Dez Wells grabbed 12 rebounds.
Virginia trailed at halftime, 32-19.
Maryland had a 44-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.