Kris’ Monday Musings: Letdowns?

Jontel Evans gathered seven rebounds and contributed four assists in his first career start.

The Virginia men’s basketball team has won seven straight games and started 3-0 in the ACC. ESPN’s Andy Katz named UVa his team of the week. Excitement is soaring and fan support is climbing. And along comes UNC-Wilmington, a non-league game that was rescheduled from a December snow-out.

It’s the Hoos’ final non-conference game in the regular season and the Seahawks are 6-11 overall. It has all the makings of a classic trap game, doesn’t it? I asked Jontel Evans , the Cavaliers’ freshman point guard, how the team can avoid a letdown after really picking up its play since the exam break.