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UVa's 2014-2015 Men's Basketball Schedule Released

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2014-15 men's basketball schedules for its member institutionsWednesday (Aug. 27). Virginia will play 30 regular-season games, including 16 contests at John Paul Jones Arena, during the upcoming season.

Times and television designations are set for 24 of UVa's 30 games. The league will announce game times and television designations for Virginia's six remaining games in September.

The Cavaliers' schedule is highlighted by 11 games against 2014 NCAA Tournament teams: home games against Duke, Louisville and Pittsburgh, and road contests at North Carolina, Syracuse, Louisville and VCU. In addition, Virginia will also play four games as part of the Barclays Center Classic in November.

ACC Schedule

Virginia will face each of the 14 conference opponents during its 18-game league schedule.

The Cavaliers will play four schools home-and-away (Louisville, NC State, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech), five schools only at home (Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Pittsburgh) and five schools only on the road (Boston College, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Syracuse).

Non-Conference Highlights

Virginia hosts 2014 NCAA Tournament teams George Washington and Harvard in non-conference action. The Cavaliers travel to in-state rival VCU and Maryland for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. UVa plays La Salle and either Vanderbilt or Rutgers at the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Television Exposure

Virginia's games against North Carolina (Feb. 2), Pittsburgh (Feb. 16) and Syracuse (March 2) will be featured on ESPN's ACC Big Monday. UVa will play an additional 12 games on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU, and make a pair of appearances on the NBC Sports Network.


2014-15 Virginia Men's Basketball Schedule

Date Opponent Time TV

Fri., Nov. 14 at James Madison 7 p.m. TBA

Sun., Nov. 16 Norfolk State ^ 6 p.m. TBA

Tue., Nov. 18 South Carolina State TBA TBA

Fri., Nov. 21 George Washington TBA ESPN3

Tue., Nov. 25 Tennessee State ^ TBA TBA

Fri., Nov. 28 vs. La Salle ^ 9:30 p.m. NBCSN

Sat., Nov. 29 vs. Rutgers/Vanderbilt ^ 7/9:30 p.m. NBCSN

Wed., Dec. 3 at Maryland & 9:15 p.m. ESPN2

Sat., Dec. 6 at VCU 2 p.m. ESPNU

Thur., Dec. 18 Cleveland State 7 p.m. ESPNU

Sun., Dec. 21 Harvard 12 p.m. ESPNU

Tue., Dec. 30 Davidson 6 p.m. ESPNU

Sat., Jan. 3 at Miami * 2/4:30 p.m. ESPN2

Wed., Jan. 7 NC State * 7 p.m. ESPN2

Sat., Jan. 10 at Notre Dame * 6 p.m. ESPN2

Tue., Jan. 13 Clemson * 8 p.m. ACCN

Sat., Jan. 17 at Boston College * 2 p.m. ACCN

Thur., Jan. 22 Georgia Tech * 8 p.m. ACCN

Sun., Jan. 25 at Virginia Tech * 4 p.m. ACCN

Sat., Jan. 31 Duke * 4/7 p.m. ESPN/2

Mon., Feb. 2 at North Carolina * 7 p.m. ESPN

Sat., Feb. 7 Louisville * 6 p.m. ESPN/2

Wed., Feb. 11 at NC State * 8 p.m. ACCN

Sat., Feb. 14 Wake Forest * 2:30 p.m. ACCN/RSN

Mon., Feb. 16 Pittsburgh * 7 p.m. ESPN

Sun., Feb. 22 Florida State * 6:30 p.m. ESPNU

Wed., Feb. 25 at Wake Forest * 7 p.m. RSN

Sat., Feb. 28 Virginia Tech * 4 p.m. ACCN

Mon., March 2 at Syracuse * 7 p.m. ESPN

Sat., March 7 at Louisville * TBA ESPN/2

Team Highlights

Virginia returns three starters – All-ACC performer Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.), London Perrantes (Los Angeles) and Mike Tobey (Monroe, N.Y.) - from last year's team that captured the ACC regular season and tournament titles in the same season for the first time in school history. ACC Sixth Man of the Year Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.), Darion Atkins (Landon, Md.), Anthony Gill (High Point, N.C.) and Evan Nolte (Milton, Ga.) also return to the Cavaliers, who tied a school record with 30 wins en route to reaching the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. UVa also led the nation in scoring defense last season and increased the number of wins for the fifth consecutive season under head coach Tony Bennett.
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