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Virginia loses Anderson for 4-6 weeks

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Third-ranked Virginia received bad news after its 52-47 victory over No. 9 Louisville on Saturday night when it learned that junior All-America candidate Justin Anderson suffered a fractured finger that will sideline him for four to six weeks.

The university announced after the game that Anderson will undergo surgery Sunday on the finger. It appears that he will be out until at least the ACC tournament in March.

Anderson, a 6-foot-6 guard who is leading the Cavaliers (21-1) in scoring this season at 13.9 points per game, sustained the injury in the first half and didn’t return to the game. He left with two points on 1-of-9 shooting from the field.

The Cavaliers are atop the ACC standings with a 9-1 conference record.

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