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Preseason NIT - Recap - Virginia Defeats Lamar 63-44

Virginia got 17 points from Joe Harris en route to a 63-44 victory over Lamar on Monday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Virginia was the ATS victor, as they covered the 18-point spread as a favorite.

Akil Mitchell had 10 points for Virginia and Paul Jesperson chipped in with 9 points. Teven Jones had 2 assists for them, while Akil Mitchell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Lamar got 11 points from Stan Brown in a losing cause and another 10 points from Nikko Acosta. Donnell Minton contributed 2 assists for them, while Donnell Minton had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Virginia were victorious, as the score was 32-18 at the break.

Virginia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-28.