Landesberg leads Virginia past Hampton 80-54

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)—Sylven Landesberg scored 14 points, grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Virginia over Hampton 80-54 on Wednesday night.

Virginia (6-4) made a season-high 11 3-pointers and outrebounded Hampton 41-26.

Sammy Zeglinski added 13 points as the Cavaliers won their second straight.

The Pirates (2-10) were led by Kwame Morgan?s 18 points.

Virginia jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the first six minutes, while Hampton committed six turnovers.

Two 3-pointers by Morgan helped Hampton closed the gap to 15-8, but Virginia responded with a 25-10 onslaught, including 3-pointers by Zeglinski, Jeff Jones, Will Sherrill and Mustapha Farrakhan, to lead 40-18.

The Cavaliers, who shot 56 percent in the half, led 48-28 at the break.

Virginia played its third game in a row without starting power forward Mike Scott, who has a sprained right ankle.

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Charles Funches Charles Funches
3-9,  10 Pts
10 Rebs, 1 Assists
Sylven Landesberg Sylven Landesberg
5-13,  14 Pts
12 Rebs, 6 Assists

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