But the fifth-year senior’s prolonged slump continued in Saturday’s 70-52 loss at
Zeglinski missed a three on the Cavaliers' fourth possession but made his next attempt. He missed his final four to finish 1-of-6 from beyond the arc.
In the last nine games, Zeglinski is 11-for-46 on threes, or 23.9 percent.
"We know he's capable of being a great 3-point shooter," point guard Jontel Evans said.
Is he? Or his is confidence completely shattered? If it is, Virginia's presumed
Zeglinski exited the locker room before the media brigade arrived, and I don’t blame him. He’s answered countless questions on the topic, as has coach
"None of us shot very well in that game," Bennett said. "We need to make some outside shots. Again, we got some good rhythm looks."
The Cavaliers were 3-of-16 from deep and shot 36.4 percent overall. With inside offense a non-starter against the taller Tar Heels, Virginia had to be effective from the perimeter to compete.
What counsel can Bennett, an outstanding 3-point shooter at Wisconsin-Green Bay, offer Zeglinski?
"Keep telling him impact the game in other ways and hopefully some of them will drop," Bennett said. " I don't know what else I can say about it."
Virginia next plays Tuesday at
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