Second Round Highlights: (2) Virginia 79 – (15) Belmont 67


150320_UVA_BEL_640x358APCHARLOTTE- Malcolm Brogdon led four double-digit scorers with 22 points while guiding No. 2-seed Virginia past upset-minded Belmont Friday, 79-67, in the second round of NCAA Tournament action at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The No. 15-seed Bruins were within a bucket until the game’s final minutes, but the Cavaliers rallied to outscore Belmont 17-7 down the stretch. Virginia got 16 points from Anthony Gill, 15 from Justin Anderson and 10 points from Darion Atkins. Virginia advanced to meet Michigan State in a third-round matchup on Sunday, despite a game-high 25 points from Belmont guard Craig Bradshaw.

Gary Cohen and Kelly Tripucka called the action on Westwood One Sports.

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