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No. 4 UVA vs. No. 9 Florida State

The No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers thoroughly dominated the No. 9 Florida State Seminoles on Saturday in the two teams’ ACC opener.

The Wahoos had amassed a 61-34 lead when Tony Bennett called the dogs off and pulled the starters out of the game.

The Seminoles closed the game on a 18-4 run, including the last 16 points of the game and even then, UVA defeated Florida State, 65-52.

Virginia was led in scoring by junior sharp-shooter Kyle Guy, who finished with 21 points, including hitting 5-of-6 from behind the arc.

Braxton Key came off the bench to score 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting.

De’Andre Hunter, who finished with six points, co-led UVA in rebounding with six along with Key. Ty Jerome also scored six points, added four rebounds, and led the team with six assists.

Check out the highlights and game notes below courtesy of VirginiaSports:

Team Notes

• Virginia has started 13-0 for the first time since starting 19-0 in 2014-15

• The Cavaliers have an 11-game winning streak in ACC openers

• UVA is 10-0 in ACC openers under head coach Tony Bennett

• Virginia has won seven of the last nine meetings against Florida State

• UVA has limited Florida State to fewer than 70 points in each of the last 16 meetings between the teams

• Head coach Tony Bennett is 8-7 all-time vs. Florida State.

• UVA is 3-0 vs. ranked opponents

• UVA held FSU scoreless for 6:13 of the second half

Player Notes

• Double-figure scorers: Kyle Guy (21), Braxton Key (20)

• Guy set a school record with 11 consecutive 3-pointers over the past two games (Made last six vs. Marshall and started 5 of 5 today)

• Key had a season-high 20 points

• Key matched a season-high with a pair of 3-pointers

• Guy has a 13-game 3-pointer streak and has made two or more 3-pointers in each of the past four games

• Guy is 12 of 15 from 3-point range over the past two games and 19 of 31 during the past four games

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