UVA blows past Boston College 78-65

Cavaliers win 6th game in 7 tries in ACC

University of Virginia basketball
University of Virginia basketball (WSLS)

Braxton Key and Kihei Clark scored 17 points each and Virginia gradually pulled away for its third consecutive victory, 78-65 against Boston College. The Cavaliers already led 45-39 when two free throws by Key sparked a 25-11 run. Key had 11 points in the spurt that gave Virginia a 70-50 lead with 5:21 to play. The victory solidified the Cavaliers’ grasp on fourth place in the conference with three weeks remaining. Nik Popovic led to Eagles with 22 points and Jay Heath had 18.