University of Virginia Athletics Media Release

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2019-20 men’s basketball conference schedules on Thursday night (Sept. 12) on the ACC Network. Defending NCAA champion Virginia will play 20 ACC regular-season games, including 10 contests at John Paul Jones Arena, for the first time in league history.

ACC Home Schedule
The Cavaliers’ home ACC schedule includes contests against North Carolina (Dec. 6 or 7), Virginia Tech (Jan. 4), Syracuse (Jan. 11), NC State (Jan. 20), Florida State (Jan. 28), Clemson (Feb. 5), Notre Dame (Feb. 11), Boston College (Feb. 19), Duke (Feb. 29) and Louisville (March 7). Five of UVA’s 10 ACC home games will be played on Saturday.


ACC Road Schedule
Virginia’s road schedule consists of games at Syracuse (Nov . 6), Boston College (Jan. 7), Florida State (Jan. 15), Georgia Tech (Jan. 18), Wake Forest (Jan. 26), Louisville (Feb. 8), North Carolina (Feb. 15), Pitt (Feb. 22), Virginia Tech (Feb. 26) and Miami (March 4).


Television Exposure
The Cavaliers will play 12 games on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU, including an ACC Big Monday contest at NC State (Jan. 20) on ESPN. Six contests will be televised on the ACC Network, including the Cavaliers’ conference opener at Syracuse (Nov. 6) and ACC home opener vs. North Carolina (Dec. 7).

Team Highlights
Virginia returns Mamadi Diakite (Guinea, Africa), Kihei Clark (Woodland Hills, Calif.), Braxton Key (Charlotte, N.C.) and Jay Huff (Durham, N.C.) from last year’s NCAA championship team that won a school-record 35 games and captured a share of its ninth ACC regular-season title. The Cavaliers yielded 56.1 points per game, finishing first nationally in scoring defense for the fifth time in the past six seasons.


Ticket Information
Virginia men’s basketball season tickets are sold out for the 2019-20 season. A limited number of single-game tickets will likely be available for each game with additional tickets available for home games when UVA classes are not in session. Fans can contact the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) for more information on tickets. Fans can also purchase tickets online at or in-person at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium. The Cavaliers host JMU in their home opener on Sunday, Nov. 10.


Pepsi Blue-White Scrimmages/Meet the Teams Day

UVA men’s and women’s basketball will hold their Pepsi Blue-White Scrimmages Presented by the Virginia Lottery on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


This year’s format will feature the women’s team beginning at 3 p.m. with skills competitions followed by a scrimmage. The men’s program will hold a scrimmage starting at approximately 4 p.m. The annual Meet the Teams Day will be held at the conclusion of the men’s scrimmage. Admission and parking are free for both events.


A Night with the National Champions

The Virginia men's basketball program will host A Night with the National Champions on Friday, Sept. 13 at John Paul Jones Arena. The special event will celebrate the program's first NCAA title with the presentation of the team's championship rings and raising of its championship banner to the rafters of JPJ.


Upper level tickets for this event remain on sale for $25 each. Seating for a Night with the National Champions is general admission.

2019-20 Virginia Men's Basketball Schedule (Updated)

Date                           Opponent                                  Location                                                   Time (ET)                        TV

Nov. 6 (Tue)                 at Syracuse *                            Syracuse, N.Y.                                            TBA                      ACC Network

Nov. 10 (Sun)              JMU                                           Charlottesville, Va.

Nov. 16 (Sat)              Columbia ^                                Charlottesville, Va.                                    Noon

Nov. 19 (Tue)              Vermont ^                                 Charlottesville, Va.

Nov. 23 (Sat)              vs. UMass ^                                Uncasville, Conn.                                     Noon                       ESPNews

Nov. 24 (Sun)             vs. Arizona State/St. John’s ^   Uncasville, Conn.                                      1 or 3 p.m.              ESPN/2

Nov. 27 (Wed)           Maine                                         Charlottesville, Va.

Dec. 4 (Wed)             at Purdue %                              West Lafayette, Ind.                                 7:15/7:30 p.m.         ESPN/2

Dec. 6/7 (Fri/Sat)   North Carolina *                         Charlottesville, Va.                                     TBA                        ACC Network

Dec. 18 (Wed)          Stony Brook                             Charlottesville, Va.

Dec. 22 (Sun)            South Carolina                         Charlottesville, Va.                 

Dec. 29 (Sun)            Navy                                           Charlottesville, Va.

Jan. 4 (Sat)              Virginia Tech *                         Charlottesville, Va.                                    TBA                          RSN

Jan. 7 (Tue)              at Boston College *                    Chestnut Hill, Mass.                               TBA                          ESPN/2/U/ACCN

Jan. 11 (Sat)              Syracuse *                                 Charlottesville, Va.                                  TBA                          ESPN/2/U

Jan. 15 (Wed)           at Florida State *                       Tallahassee, Fla.                                    TBA                           ESPN2/U

Jan. 18 (Sat)             at Georgia Tech *                       Atlanta, Ga.                                           TBA                           ACC Network

Jan. 20 (Mon)           NC State *                                  Charlottesville, Va.                                TBA                          ESPN

Jan. 26 (Sun)            at Wake Forest *                        Winston-Salem, N.C.                             TBA                          ACC Network

Jan. 28 (Tue)            Florida State *                          Charlottesville, Va.                                   TBA                         ESPN/2/U

Feb. 5 (Wed)            Clemson *                                  Charlottesville, Va.                                  TBA                         RSN

Feb. 8 (Sat)              at Louisville *                             Louisville, Ky.                                           TBA                       ESPN/2/U

Feb. 11 (Tue)            Notre Dame *                           Charlottesville, Va.                                    TBA                       ESPN/2/U

Feb. 15 (Sat)            at North Carolina *                    Chapel Hill, N.C.                                     TBA                       ESPN/2/U

Feb. 19 (Wed)          Boston College *                      Charlottesville, Va.                                   TBA                      ACC Network

Feb. 22 (Sat)            at Pitt *                                       Pittsburgh, Pa.                                       TBA                       ESPN/2/U

Feb. 26 (Wed)          at Virginia Tech *                      Blacksburg, Va.                                       TBA                      ESPN/2/U/ACCN

Feb. 29 (Sat)            Duke *                                        Charlottesville, Va.                                 TBA                      ESPN/2/U

March 4 (Wed)        at Miami *                                  Coral Gables, Fla.                                 TBA                       ACC Network

March 7 (Sat)          Louisville *                               Charlottesville, Va.                                    TBA                     ESPN/2/U

March 10-14            at ACC Tournament                   Greensboro, N.C.                                                       


All Times Eastern

^ - Armed Forces Reserve Tip-Off Tournament

% - B1G/ACC Challenge

* - ACC game