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Virginia's hot shooting knocks Pitt from ACC tournament

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Kyle Guy's hot shooting led the way for the Virginia Cavaliers to advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament with a 75-63 victory over the Pitt Panthers at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday night.

Guy scored 20 points and shot 4 for 6 from the 3-point line, including a critical three with 10:52 left in the second half to put Virginia up by five at 49-44.

From that point The Cavaliers pulled away from Pitt after the Panthers used hot shooting from Cameron Johnson, who led the Panthers (16-17) with 20 points and Jamel Artis, who added 18 points during the first ten minutes of the second half.

The Cavaliers (22-9) were able to put the game away largely in part to London Parrantes hitting two 3-pointers in the span of 56 seconds the right after an Artis 3-pointer, to put Virginia up 57-49. Ty Jerome added 11 points off the bench.

The Panthers season is complete, finishing with their first losing season since 1999-2000. Virginia will play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the ACC quarterfinals.

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