Women’s basketball: UVA hosts Cavalier Classic Tournament

UVA women’s basketballThe UVA women’s basketball team (2-2) hosts the annual Cavalier Classic Tournament this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 24-25, at John Paul Jones Arena.

Tournament Schedule

Nov. 24           CENTRAL MICHIGAN vs VIRGINIA   2:00 PM

Nov. 24           Chattanooga vs Saint Louis                            4:30 PM

Nov. 25           Chattanooga vs Central Michigan                   1:00 PM

Nov. 25           SAINT LOUIS vs VIRGINIA                    3:30 PM

Broadcast Information

  • The Virginia games will stream on ACC Network Extra, which is available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 through WatchESPN and the ESPN app. Fans can also keep up with the action through live stats on VirginiaSports.com.
  • All of the 2018-19 Virginia women’s basketball games – home and away – are available locally on the radio on NewsRadio 1070 AM and 98.9 FM WINA
  • Live stats for all games will be available on VirginiaSports.com

Noting the Cavaliers

  • Virginia has won the battle of the boards in all four games this season
  • Junior guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) has scored in double figures in three of the four games this season. Toussaint led all scorers with 19-point s against Mississippi State and again with 18 against NC A&T
  • Toussaint is averaging 18.5 ppg at JPJ this season
  • Sophomore guard Brianna Tinsley (Madison, Va.) scored 10 points against NC A&T, the third double-digit scoring game of her career
  • Junior guard Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.) has scored 14 points in each of the last two games
  • After going 1-of-4 from the free throw line in the opener against Mississippi State, Willoughby has not missed an attempt, going 11-of-11 in the last three games
  • In the last two games, Willoughby has scored a combiner 28 points with 14 rebounds and seven assists
  • Junior forward Lisa Jablonowski (Ernster, Luxembourg) is averaging 6.0 ppg in her last two games
  • Senior forward Mone Jones (Durham, N.C.) is averaging 6.8 ppg this season after coming in averaging 2.0 ppg in her Cavalier career
  • Junior center Felicia Aiyeotan (Lagos, Nigeria) is averaging 3.25 blocked shots per game. She currently leads the ACC and is ranked eighth nationally

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