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Mintz leads Syracuse against No. 7 Virginia after 21-point performance

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Virginia Cavaliers (16-3, 8-2 ACC) at Syracuse Orange (13-9, 6-5 ACC)

Syracuse, New York; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM: Syracuse welcomes the No. 7 Virginia Cavaliers after Judah Mintz scored 21 points in Syracuse’s 85-70 loss to the Virginia Tech Hokies.

The Orange are 9-4 in home games. Syracuse has a 3-2 record in one-possession games.

The Cavaliers are 8-2 in conference games. Virginia is ninth in the ACC with 23.3 defensive rebounds per game, led by Armaan Franklin’s 4.1 average.

TOP PERFORMER: Jesse Edwards averages 13.4 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the orange. Joseph Girard III has averaged 17.1 points in the last 10 games for Syracuse.

Franklin shoots 41.0% from beyond the arc with 2.3 3-pointers made per game for the Cavaliers while averaging 13.1 points. Kihei Clark has averaged 11.3 points and 5.8 assists in his last 10 games for Virginia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orange: 5-5, averaging 75.3 points, 31.6 rebounds, 15.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Your opponents averaged 73.8 points per game.

Cavaliers: 8-2, averaging 70.4 points, 30.1 rebounds, 17.5 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.5% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 61.0 points.

The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.

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