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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mike Tobey had 16 points and seven rebounds off the bench, and No. 25 Virginia used a second half surge to defeat Davidson 70-57 on Saturday.
Tobey was 7 of 10 from the floor and had five offensive rebounds.
Malcolm Brogdon chipped in with 15 points and seven rebounds for the Cavaliers, who bounced back from the tough loss to No. 14 VCU Tuesday.
Akil Mitchell, who played high school basketball in Charlotte, overcame a sluggish first half and finished with 13 points — all in the second half — and nine rebounds for Virginia. Justin Anderson added 12 rebounds and eight rebounds.
Virginia (2-1) broke open a two-point game at halftime by outscoring Davidson 26-12 to start the second half. The bigger Cavaliers outrebounded the Wildcats 44-28.
Tyler Kalinoski led Davidson (0-3) with 13 points and nine rebounds. The Wildcats shot just 31 percent from the field.