The Virginia Cavaliers (4-0) host the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (2-3) in a non-conference basketball match Friday night at the John Paul Jones Arena. Follow score updates, play-by-play and live analysis for the game below.
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Current score: UMES 36, UVA 58 | 11:57 2H
Da’Shawn Phillip grabs an offensive rebound and puts it in. Ben Vander Plas is called for two fouls in a row, one as an offensive foul and one as a shooting foul on a drive by Pollard, both of whom take free throws. Shedrick checks in to replace Vander Plas. Clark sends a great feed down to Gardner, who had great positioning and puts it in easily. Shedrick steals the ball near midfield and rolls for an easy transitional dunk. Taine Murray misses a turn three, but Shedrick keeps the rebound alive and Gardner collects it before going inside for a floater. Phillip drives off the wing and teller indoors to Pollard for a layup.
UMES 36, UVA 58 | 11:57 2H
Zion Styles stays wide open on the left wing and sinks the three on the first possession of the second half. Styles fouls Gardner in a fringe fight and Gardner takes one of two free throws. Da’Shawn Phillip drives in and tries to dive, but Kadin Shedrick rebuffs him on the edge. Gardner gets fouled and goes 1/2 to the line again. Kihei Clark comes in with a steal and gets fouled in transition, taking both free throws. Fofana lifts above Clark for a jumper just inside the three point arc and dumps him. Clark feeds Beekman for a middle-class jumper. Kadin Shedrick steals the ball and surprisingly initiates the break himself, dribbles a few times and then sends a pass to Beekman on the ground. Beekman throws a lob for Armaan Franklin, who finishes the alley-oop with a layup. Kohen Thompson stops the bleeding with a three for UMES. UVA responds immediately as Clark throws a high arc lob for Shedrick, which ends with a rim contact. Virginia gets a stop and then Clark feeds deep for Gardner who closes the layup. Gardner is up to 22 points and Virginia leads by 22 points.
UMES 30, UVA 52 | 15:10 2H
Reece Beekman is fouled driving to the basket and takes both free throws to bring the UVA lead back to 14. After another UVA stop, Gardner hits again, this time lifting for a mid-range jumper that hits the front iron before falling. Clark comes in with a steal and then feeds to Gardner who hits again and a foul. He misses the subsequent free throw, but has 18 points in the first half. Virginia forces another shot clock violation as UMES went over three minutes without a goal. Da’Shawn Phillip ended UVA’s 8-0 run with a floater just before the buzzer, but Virginia went into half-time with a 40-22 lead.
UMES 22, UVA 40 | halftime
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Shedrick completes the three-point play at the free-throw line. Pollard uses a nice pump fake to knock Shedrick off his feet and makes the basket for a layup. UMES begins to get into a rhythm on offense. Clark feeds Shedrick inside and he gets fouled and takes both free throws. Fofana hits a jumper over Clark but is then called for a flop and Clark has a free throw for the technical foul. Franklin comes in with a steal and UVA makes an effective “quick” break, with Shedrick feeding Gardner for a transition layup. Virginia is stopped and then Clark hurls a down pass for Gardner, which ends on contact. Virginia forces a shot-clock violation when Anderson rebounds his three-point attempt on the buzzer. Chase Davis cuts into the paint and rises above Clark for a floater. Jayden Gardner spots on the left elbow and swings the middle-class knight. Gardner leads all scorers with up to 12 points in the first half. Troy Hupstead shakes up Francisco Caffaro with a nice series of post moves and comes inside for an easy layup.
UMES 20, UVA 32 | 3:21 1H
Donchevell Nugent hits a deep three to end a nearly five-minute UMES scoring drought. Nathaniel Pollard Jr. gets the pass down and ends the layup with some contact and a foul on Isaac McKneely. Pollard finishes the three-point game and UMES is on a 6-0 run to reduce it to a 10-point game. After another empty trip to Virginia, Zion Styles cuts in and scores from the glass. UVA have now gone more than four minutes without a goal. Franklin misses a jumper but Gardner keeps the rebound alive and Shedrick grabs it before completing the layup, plus a foul to end the drought.
UMES 12, UVA 22 | 7:41 1H
Fofana shakes Clark back with a nice step and hits the free throw line jumper. Reece Beekman receives the handoff from Ben Vander Plas and finds a lane to the basket for a left-hander. Reaching his spot just above the free-throw line, Vander Plas knocked down a fadeaway jumper just before the shot clock ran out. Reece Beekman uses a quick release to knock down a catch-and-shoot three-pointer off the right wing. UVA capitalizes on beautiful ball movement and Vander Plas steps up to Armaan Franklin for a wide open corner three and Franklin dumps it. Virginia is on a 10-0 run and leads 20-4.
UMES 4, UVA 20 | 10:56 1H
As the shot clock ticks down, Jayden Gardner gets in the paint for a hook shot, taking it to the first basket of the game. UVA returns straight to Gardner on the next trip down and he uses a sweet baseline spin move to break free for an easy layup. Armaan Franklin misses a corner three but Kadin Shedrick shoots for the rebound and pulls a foul. Shedrick does both and Virginia leads 6-0 after 90 seconds. UVA gets another stop and then Kihei Clark throws a lob for Shedrick, who finishes the alley-oop dunk. Virginia turns it over for his first empty possession of the game and then Ahamadou Fofana drives past Clark for a layup to put the Hawks on the board. Gardner uses the same baseline spin move from earlier and breaks free again for an easy layup. Gardner has six points and Virginia leads 10-2.
UMES 2, UVA 10 | 15:44 1H