No. 2 Virginia hangs on late against Louisville to push win streak to 13

Posted at 11:55 PM, Jan 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-31 23:55:33-05

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – 22 was the magic number in John Paul Jones Arena on Wednesday night for Virginia. The second-ranked Cavaliers scored 22 points off of 13 Louisville turnovers, and sophomore guard Kyle Guy led the ‘Hoos with 22 points.

Kyle Guy scored 22 points for UVA. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)

UVA (21-1, 10-0 ACC) held off the pesky Cardinals (16-6, 6-3 ACC) with a 74-64 win. Still undefeated in 2018, the Cavaliers won their 13th straight game, giving them a three-game lead in the ACC standings.

Ty Jerome chipped in 16 points for UVA, while Virginia Beach native Devon Hall added 12 points.  Ray Spalding led the Cardinals with 16 points.

UVA travels up to Syracuse for their second meeting with the Orangemen this season.