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UVA blows out Hampton to kick off NCAA tourney run

Coach Bennett goes down during UVA game (Source: AP) Coach Bennett goes down during UVA game (Source: AP)
RALEIGH, NC (WWBT) -

The UVA Cavaliers beat the Hampton Pirate 81-45 to start their NCAA Men's basketball tournament run.

Anthony Gill led the team with 19 points and seven rebounds while Malcolm Brogan scored 11 points in the win. 

Coach Tony Bennett collapsed on the sideline during the team's first-round game just before halftime.

"I think I crouched down, was a little dehydrated, but I'm OK, said Bennett. "I blacked out, but I'm OK."

Coach Bennett was helped into the locker room, where he received medical attention. He was able to return to the court for the second half.

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