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Cavs eke out win against Wolfpack, 61-60

Senior guard Sammy Zeglinski finally rediscovered his three-point touch, while N.C. State sophomore guard Lorenzo Brown couldn't find his in a key situation as the Virginia men's basketball team hung on for a 61-60 road win in Raleigh, N.C. Saturday night.

Zeglinski entered the matchup against the Wolfpack (15-7, 4-3 ACC) shooting just 21 percent from deep in his past five games and had not made more than two treys in a game during that span.

The shooting guard was on fire from the opening whistle, however, as he drained all three first-half attempts, including one several feet behind the arc. He finished 4-of-5 for 12 points, his highest point total since scoring 17 at LSU Jan. 1.

Senior forward Mike Scott led all scorers with 18 points, but some stagnant offense and shaky second-half free throw shooting by the Cavaliers (17-3 ,4-2 ACC) allowed N.C. State to trim Virginia's ten-point lead to one with 50 seconds left.

Zeglinski misfired a long two-pointer with 19 seconds left, but Virginia's defense held firm on the final play as Brown missed his desperation three-point attempt as time expired.

Virginia shot 44.2 percent from the floor and 46.7 percent on three-point attempts, but N.C. State dominated the Cavaliers in rebounds, 42-25, behind junior forward Richard Howell's 11 points and 18 boards.

Virginia returns home to host Clemson Tuesday, the Cavaliers' third game in six days.

-compiled by Matt Welsh