No. 14 Virginia grinds out signature low-scoring win vs. NC State
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN)– Defense wins champions, and obviously likewise games for Virginia.
It was a low-scoring battle, however it was the Cavaliers who triumphed versus the N.C. State Wolfpack xx-xx.
N.C. State, who is still trying to find its way after losing star guard Devon Daniels to an ACL tear relocations to 7-7 on the season and 3-6 in conference play.
Jericole Hellems, who has actually seen a major uptick in usage and chances after the Daniels injury paced the Wolfpack on Wednesday night with 23 points. Hellems was the only gamer N.C. State to score in double figures.
Hellems might have utilized the additional scoring punch to match a Cavaliers offense that saw three gamers score in double figures. Senior forward Sam Hauser led the Virginia scoring effort with 18 points.
Virginia’s win moves them to 12-3 and 8-1 in conference play. The Cavaliers were the ACC’s only team undefeated in conference play prior to a loss to rival Virginia Tech on Jan. 30.
N.C. State will take a trip to Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts for a date with Boston College on Feb. 6.