Virginia takes care of business in blowout win over Fairleigh Dickinson

After eleven days off, the Virginia Cavaliers returned to action against Fairleigh Dickinson in a Saturday afternoon contest. This was meant to be a get-right game for the ‘Hoos and boy was it ever as UVA took a 82-49 victory over the Knights in convincing fashion. Despite some understandably rusty play following the exam break, Virginia took control late in the first half and never looked back.

Kadin Shedrick opened the scoring for Virginia with a dunk off a Reece Beekman drive and feed before Jayden Gardner hit a pair of floaters on the next two possessions to put the ‘Hoos up 6-0.

Two straight triples from the Knights tied the game at six four minutes into the game, though.

Yet, the ‘Hoos responded in turn as two consecutive Gardner put back scores gave Virginia a four-point lead before he scored off a mid -post drive to counter a Fairleigh Dickinson bucket on the other end.

In fact, Gardner scored 10 of the team’s first 12 points as…

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