Virginia sophomore Justin Anderson leaned back and smiled Saturday afternoon, reveling in his latest game-changing play.
“That’s just who I am,” Anderson explained initially, the result of God-given talent and a predisposition for creating explosive moments on the basketball court.
But then the player Cavaliers Coach Tony Bennett refers to as his team’s “X-factor”...
All night long, with No. 14 Virginia trailing Virginia Tech, Justin Anderson kept thinking the Cavaliers were about to take control. Then instead, the Hokies would make a run.
When just 6 minutes remained on the clock, time was running out for the Cavs.
But then Anderson and Joe Harris made consecutive 3-pointers in the closing minutes Tuesday night, and Virginia used a 24-6 run...
Maybe Roddy Peters wasn't familiar with the scouting report on UVa sophomore Justin Anderson. Maybe the Maryland freshman knew all about Anderson's shot-blocking prowess and still believed he could score on him.
Whatever the reason, the 6-3 Peters decided to challenge the 6-6 Anderson with about 10:45 to play Monday night, starting a sequence that helped Virginia break open...
The Virginia Cavaliers are off to a great start tonight against Boston College at John Paul Jones Arena — they currently lead by 19 at half as they look to move to 9-1 in ACC play. The Cavaliers also have the best highlight of the half, as Justin Anderson had a very nice double-pump slam after driving baseline:
Justin Anderson scored 16 points and Akil Mitchell added 11 points along with 13 rebounds Saturday to lead Virginia to a 62-50 win at Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both schools.
Virginia (10-4) jumped to an early 6-0 lead and never trailed as it bounced back from an embarrassing 87-52 loss Monday night at Tennessee. The Cavaliers led by as many as 15...
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January 04, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Anderson scored 16 points and Akil Mitchell added 11 points along with 13 rebounds Saturday to lead Virginia to a 62-50 win at Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both schools.
Virginia (10-4) jumped to an early 6-0 lead and never trailed as it bounced back from an embarrassing 87-52 loss Monday night at Tennessee. The Cavaliers...
Justin Anderson scored 14 points and Joe Harris had 12 Monday as Virginia overcame a sloppy performance and held off Norfolk State 66-56.
The Cavaliers (9-3), in their next-to-last tuneup before beginning Atlantic Coast Conference play, used a 20-5 run in the second half to take command after the Spartans rallied to pull even at 32.
Norfolk State (8-5), which lost to Virginia at...
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December 23, 2013
Justin Anderson helped Virginia shake off a lethargic start, leading the Cavaliers with 16 points, four rebounds and three assists in a 57-43 win over Northern Iowa on Saturday.
Virginia and Northern Iowa misfired early and often, but the Cavaliers (8-3) took control early in the second half. The Panthers (5-6) had to call a timeout only 2:20 into the second half after a Darion...
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December 21, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- Virginia sophomore guard Justin Anderson has some high expectation on his shoulders this season. Anderson is ready to deliver and he talks about how he has changed physically and mentally this offseason, as he and the Cavaliers look for consistency on the hardwood.
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