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Inside the box score: Virginia 51, Florida State 41

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UVA FSU box score

1. Devon Bookert played 38 minutes, and has now averaged 39 minutes per game over the past three. Since he returned from his injury in December he has played at least 33 minutes in every game but one, and has played 38 or more a dozen times. For reference, Ian Miller played 38 minutes in a game once in his entire career, and that was in triple overtime. One hugely underrated advantage of next year's recruiting class is that guys like Bookert, Montay Brandon, and Xavier Rathan-Mayes will be able to play properly rested rather than to the point of exhaustion every game.

2. XRM has developed to the point where he is the main focus of every team's defensive game plan. After XRM's big first half, Virginia coach Tony Bennett made sure his bigs did a better job forcing XRM to angle, at best, parallel with the baseline off of ball screens. In the post game he complained specifically about the one possession where Malcolm Brogdon did not get a hand in his face. XRM is now averaging 13.6 per game, which is 15th best nationally for freshmen (and 5th highest for major conference freshmen).

3. Virginia was whistled for nine fouls, which is the fewest by an FSU opponent in at least 15 years (as long as I have data for). At one point they went 17:02 without committing a foul. Even including this game, Florida State is still the best team in the ACC at drawing fouls.

4. Virginia made just 1-11 3s, but did make 17-30 (57%) 2s. FSU has allowed just 46% on 2s this year.

5. FSU lost 51-41 in a 58 possession game. The 0.71 points per possession by Florida State was their worst offensive output since losing 71-46 to Wake Forest in February, 2013. FSU is now 162nd nationally in offense, which is the least efficient offense since 2003-04. Defensively, FSU held Virginia to 0.88 per possession, which tied for their 2nd worst game of the year. After struggling during much of the year, FSU has now held six of the past seven opponents below a point per possession. If they played defense at that level for an entire season, FSU would have a top 10 defense nationally.