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Live Blog: #6 UVA hosts #25 West Virginia in college hoops


AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as No. 6 UVA (7-0) hosts No. 25 West Virginia (5-1) in men’s basketball non-conference action on Saturday (Dec. 3).

Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 2 p.m.


No. 25 West Virginia at No. 6 Virginia
Date & Time
Saturday, Dec. 3 | 2 p.m.
Location John Paul Jones Arena | Charlottesville, Va.
Coverage ESPNU | Cavaliers Live | ACC Network Extra Gametracker
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Broadcast Information

  • The Virginia-West Virginia game will be televised on ESPNU, streamed online on ACC Network Extra and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, VirginiaSports.com and Virginia Athletics mobile app on iTunes or Android.
  • Live statistics will be located on VirginiaSports.com and the Virginia Sports app.


Game Notes: UVA

  • uva basketballVirginia meets West Virginia for the second straight season and first time in Charlottesville since Jan. 29, 1975, when the Cavaliers posted an 87-79 win over the Mountaineers.
  • UVA owns the nation’s sixth longest current home-winning streak at 24 games.
  • The Cavaliers rank first in the nation in scoring defense at 44.1 points per game and have held six of their seven opponents to 52 or fewer points.
  • Virginia meets its first ranked opponent of the season and is 22-23 against ranked foes in the Tony Bennett era.
  • UVA has started 7-0 for the second time (started a school-record tying 23-0 in 2014-15) under head coach Tony Bennett.


Game Notes: West Virginia

  • Saturday’s game against Virginia will be the 18th all-time meeting and the first in Charlottesville since January 29, 1975 when Huggins was a Mountaineer player.
  • Virginia owns a slim 9-8 advantage in the series and took last year’s game at Madison Square Garden in the Jimmy V Classic, 70-54.
  • The Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG’s radio coverage will begin at 1 p.m. on WRLF-FM in Morgantown/Fairmont, and online through WVUsports.com and the mobile app WVU Gameday.
  • All other network affiliates will air the Baylor football game, which will kick off at 3:30 p.m.



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