Live Coverage: #1 UVA hosts #7 Virginia Tech in ACC Tuesday Hoops

chris graham uva basketballChris Graham leads our live coverage as #1 UVA (15-0, 3-0 ACC) faces #7 Virginia Tech (14-1, 3-0 ACC) tonight at 7 p.m. at JPJ.

Broadcast Information

  • The Virginia-Virginia Tech game will be televised on Raycom and streamed online on TheACC.com and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, VirginiaSports.com and Virginia Sports app.
  • Live statistics will be located on VirginiaSports.com and the Virginia Sports app.

UVA Team Notes

  • Virginia is led by the quartet of Ty Jerome, Kyle Guy, De’Andre Hunter and Jack Salt.
  • Jerome, Guy and Hunter have started all 15 games, while Salt has started 12 and anchors UVA’s defense.
  • Jerome, Guy or Hunter have led or tied for the UVA scoring lead in each of its 15 contests, accounting for 58 percent of the Cavaliers’ scoring.
  • Alabama transfer Braxton Key is averaging 7.4 points and a team-high 5.9 rebounds, while Mamadi Diakite has averaged 6.8 points and 3.5 rebounds.
  • Newcomer Kihei Clark has started four games and is second on the team in assists (2.5). Clark broke his left wrist against Morgan State, but hasn’t missed a game while playing with a cast.
  • Marco Anthony, Jay Huff, Kody Stattmann and Francesco Badocchi provide depth and Francisco Caffaro is redshirting the 2018-19 season.
  • Manager Grant Kersey has appeared in seven home games.

UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

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