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Recap: Fairfield 45, Virginia 54
Line Movements
Date: November 12, 2012 7:00 PM EDT
  

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Joe Harris scored nine of his 15 points in the opening minutes of the second half Monday night and Virginia rallied to beat Fairfield 54-45 in the NIT Season Tip-off.

Akil Mitchell and freshman Evan Nolte added 11 points each for the Cavaliers (1-1), who will play in the second round Tuesday night.

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Josip Mikulic scored 13 points and Derek Needham and Desmond Wade had 10 each for Fairfield (1-1). The Stags scored only 15 points in the second half, making just 5 of 25 shots. In the first half, they were 12 for 23 with six 3-pointers, including three in as many tries by the 7-foot Mikulic.

Harris scored nine of the Cavaliers' first 11 points in the second half, including a 15-foot jumper with 17 minutes left that gave them their first lead at 33-32.

Virginia stretched its margin to 42-37 as the Stags went 5 1/2 minutes without a point, but Desmond Wade made a pair of free throws for Fairfield and Colin Nickerson followed several Cavaliers' misses with a layup at the other end, making it a one-point game with 8:45 to go. Fairfield added just two field goals the rest of the way.

Virginia was playing its second game without starting point guard and team captain Jontel Evans and backup point guard Malcolm Brogdon, both of whom are recovering from surgeries. Coach Tony Bennett used several players at the point, but Harris was in charge in the closing moments.

He fed Mitchell for a basket with 4:08 to play that gave Virginia a 51-45 lead, and after neither team scored for more than a minute, Harris' 10-foot jumper stretched the lead to eight and the Cavaliers were never challenged again.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 FAIR  +330   +9    
 VA  -420   -9   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 FAIR  +330   +9    
 VA  -420   -9   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 FAIR  31%   21%   n/a 
 VA  69%   79%   n/a 
BT MOVEMENTS

 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Monday, Nov 12
 
    Bowling Green at Cleveland State
6:00 PM EDT
    Fordham at Pittsburgh
6:00 PM EDT
    Youngstown St at Georgia
7:00 PM EDT
    Fairfield at Virginia
7:00 PM EDT
    Lamar at Kansas State
8:00 PM EDT
    Troy at Texas AM
8:00 PM EDT
    Robert Morris at Lehigh
8:30 PM EDT
    Indiana Purdue at Michigan
9:00 PM EDT
    Pennsylvania at Delaware
9:30 PM EDT
    Portland State at Oregon
9:30 PM EDT
    Eastern Washington at Northridge
10:00 PM EDT
    ALA HUNTSVILLE at North Texas
10:30 PM EDT
    Cal State Fullerton at Stanford
11:30 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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