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Game Notes: #9 UVA basketball hosts George Washington on Friday

No. 9 UVA hosts George Washington of the Atlantic 10 in non-conference action on Friday (Nov. 21). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.

 

For Openers

 

Broadcast Information

The Virginia-George Washington game will be streamed online on ESPN3.com and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network. Live statistics will be located on VirginiaSports.com, as well as the Virginia Sports app, which is available free of charge through iTunes.

 

Ticket Information

Single-game tickets for the Virginia-George Washington contest may be purchased online at VirginiaSports.com/tickets or through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office by telephone and in person. The ticket office is located in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium and open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).Tickets may also be purchased on game day at the JPJ box office starting at 5:30 p.m.

Virginia-George Washington Series

Virginia is 25-23 all-time against George Washington in the series that dates back to the 1906-07 season. The Cavaliers meet the Colonials for the first time since March 17, 2004, when Virginia beat George Washington 79-66 in the first round of the NIT in Charlottesville. Virginia holds a 15-10 advantage over George Washington in 25 contests in Charlottesville.

 

The Head Coaches
Virginia: Tony Bennett (Green Bay, 1992), 109-60 in six seasons at UVa and 178-93 in nine seasons overall.

George Washington: Mike Lonergan (Catholic University, 1988), 49-27 in four seasons at George Washington and 426-203 in 22 seasons overall.

 

Virginia Remains No. 9 in Latest AP Poll

 

Last Time Out
Justin Anderson and Malcolm Brogdon scored 17 points apiece to lead Virginia to a 75-55 non-conference win over South Carolina State on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

 

Up Next

Virginia hosts Tennessee State as part of the Barclays Center Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.