Women’s basketball: UVA travels to Michigan State in 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

UVA women’s basketballThe UVA women’s basketball team (2-4) faces Michigan State (4-1) on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m., at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich.

Broadcast Information

  • The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. It will also be available to stream through the BTN2Go app
  • 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 a link posted on VirginiaSports.com

UVA Team Notes

  • This is Virginia’s second game in a four-day span against a team from the Great Lakes State after playing Central Michigan on Saturday
  • The Cavaliers are coming off a three-game week, having played NC A&T (W, 67-57) last Tuesday, followed by back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday against Central Michigan (L, 74-61) and Saint Louis (L, 67-65)
  • Junior guard Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.) has scored in double figures in each of the last four games after scoring a combine 12 points in the first two games of the season
  • Junior guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) has scored in double figure in five of UVA’s seven games this season
  • A different Cavalier has led the team in scoring in each of the last four games (Willoughby, Toussaint, Tinsley, Martinsen)
  • A different Cavalier has led the team in rebounding in each of the last four games (Aiyeotan, Toussaint, Jones, Willoughby)
  • Virginia is currently fourth in the ACC in three-point shooting percentage, making 37.2 percent of its attempts
  • Willoughby is 10th in the conference in three-point shooting percentage, making 44.4 percent of her attempts
  • Freshman guard Erica Martinsen (Clarence, N.Y.) has taken 17 three-point shots in the last two games, making seven (41.1 percent)
  • Sophomore guard Brianna Tinsley (Madison, Va.) is 8-of-19 (42.1 percent) from three-point range in the last three games, including a 4-of-7 performance against Central Michigan, a game in which she scored a career-high 16 points
  • Senior Mone Jones (Durham, N.C.) had her first double-digit rebounding game of her collegiate career on Saturday, grabbing 10 boards against Central Michigan
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