No. 23 Virginia beats Notre Dame 66-57 in ACC opener

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – DECEMBER 07: Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers calls to his team in the second half during a game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at John Paul Jones Arena on December 7, 2019 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – Kihei Clark had 19 points and five assists, and No. 23 Virginia continued its dominance over Notre Dame with a 66-57 victory Wednesday night.

The Cavaliers improved to 12-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference openers under coach Tony Bennett and 10-0 in ACC regular-season matchups against the Fighting Irish.

Jay Huff scored 15 points for Virginia, and Sam Hauser added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Notre Dame fell despite a career-high 28 points from Nate Laszewski.

The junior forward hit 8 of 11 shots from the field with four 3-pointers to go with 8 of 10 at the line.

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