Women's Basketball Announces 1998-99 Schedule
August 21, 1998
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The 1998-99 University of Virginia women’s basketball team will play two games on ESPN2 and will host Brown, Marist and Auburn in a tournament on Dec. 28-29. The Cavaliers host Baylor in the ACC-Big 12 Challenge on Jan. 24 and will play at North Carolina on Feb. 14 on ESPN2. The two-day holiday tournament in December will be the first time since 1994 that Virginia has hosted a tournament.
The Cavaliers will play two exhibition games on Nov. 5 and Nov. 9 and then open the 1998-99 regular season on the road at West Virginia on Nov. 15. The home opener for Virginia is Nov. 24 against Virginia Commonwealth. Other non-conference opponents include Arkansas State, California, Virginia Tech, Towson, Radford.
The ACC slate begins with an early season contest at home vs. Wake Forest on Dec. 4 with the conference schedule resuming on the road on Jan. 2 at Clemson.
The Cavaliers finished the season with a 19-10 mark overall and a 9-7 record in the ACC. Virginia returns three starters from a team that reached the second round of the 1998 NCAA Tournament. Virginia finished the season ranked 17th in the AP poll and 23rd in the USA Today poll.
1998-99 University of Virginia
Women’s Basketball Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIMENov. 5 Exhibition - Hungarian Team 7:30 p.m.Nov. 5 Exhibition - Russian Team 7:30 p.m.Nov. 15 at West Virginia TBANov. 22 at Arkansas State 1:00 p.m. (CT)Nov. 24 VA. COMMONWEALTH 7:30 p.m.Nov. 28 CALIFORNIA TBANov. 30 at Virginia Tech TBADec. 4 WAKE FOREST 7:30 p.m.Dec. 11 TOWSON 7:30 p.m.Dec. 21 RADFORD 7:30 p.m.Dec. 28 UVA Tournament (Brown, Marist, Auburn) 6:00/8:00 p.m.Dec. 29 UVA Tournament (Brown, Marist, Auburn) 6:00/8:00 p.m.Jan. 2 at Clemson 7:00 p.m.Jan. 4 at Duke 7:00 p.m.Jan. 8 MARYLAND 7:30 p.m.Jan. 11 at N.C. State (RSN) 7:00 p.m.Jan. 14 GEORGIA TECH 7:30 p.m.Jan. 18 NORTH CAROLINA (RSN) 4:00 p.m.Jan. 22 at Florida State 7:00 p.m.Jan. 24 BAYLOR (ESPN2) 2:00 p.m.Jan. 28 at Wake Forest 7:00 p.m.Jan. 31 CLEMSON 2:00 p.m.Feb. 4 DUKE 7:30 p.m.Feb. 8 at Maryland (RSN) 7:00 p.m.Feb. 10 N.C. STATE 7:30 p.m.Feb. 14 at North Carolina (ESPN 2) 1:00 p.m.Feb. 18 at Georgia Tech 7:00 p.m.Feb. 21 FLORIDA STATE 2:00 p.m.
Feb. 26- Mar. 1 ACC Tournament (Charlotte, N.C.)
Home Games in CAPSRSN: Regional Sports Networks include Home Team Sports, Fox Sports South, Sunshine NetworkIndividual game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for 18 and under and senior citizens