CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —
Joe Harris scored 20 points and Virginia scored 23 unanswered in the first half in a 69-40 victory against Hampton on Tuesday.
Justin Anderson added 12 points as the Cavaliers (5-1) won their fourth straight. It was the second game in a row in which Virginia had a run of at least 20 points. The Cavaliers outscored Liberty 20-0 during a second-half stretch on Saturday afternoon en route to a 75-53 victory.
Dwight Meikle led Hampton with 12 points. After Dionte Adams’ jumper midway through the first half, the only field goal they got for about the next 17 1/2 minutes came from Meikle with 1:32 left in the first half. Meikle finally hit from the field again with 12:28 to play, and by then the Pirates trailed 54-23.
Hampton finished shooting 33 percent with 17 turnovers; Virginia shot 51 percent and made 8 of 12 3-pointers.