UVa's 2010-11 Men's Basketball Schedule Features 17 Home Games
GREENSBORO, N.C.-A 17-game home schedule, featuring eight games against Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) opponents and including games against Iowa State, LSU and Oregon, highlights the Virginia men’s basketball team’s 2010-11 schedule released Thursday (Sept. 2) by the ACC. The Cavaliers are also scheduled to participate in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational (Nov. 22-24) and play at Minnesota in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Among the teams scheduled to visit UVa’s John Paul Jones Arena during the 2010-11 season in addition to Iowa State, LSU and Oregon are ACC opponents Boston College, Clemson, 2010 NCAA Champion Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, North Carolina, NC State and Virginia Tech. The Cavaliers also host non-conference opponents Howard, Norfolk State, Radford, Seattle, USC Upstate and William & Mary.
Virginia has compiled an overall record of 49-22 in four seasons playing at home in the John Paul Jones Arena.
UVa’s 2010-11 road schedule features the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational, games at Minnesota and Stanford, and eight games against ACC opponents. The Cavaliers are scheduled to play ACC games at Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.
Virginia plays Washington in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational on Nov. 22. Other teams participating in the tournament include Chaminade, Connecticut, Kentucky, Michigan State, Oklahoma and Wichita State. Remaining school Booster Tickets, which are good for entry to all three games in which a particular school participates, can be purchased via the tournament website at mauiinvitational.com only (no phone calls).
The Cavaliers open the season against William & Mary at the John Paul Jones Arena on Nov. 12.
Virginia will play at least 11 games against teams that participated in the 2010 NCAA Tournament and at least five games against teams that participated in the 2010 National Invitation Tournament.
Season tickets and two five-game mini-packages for the 2010-11 Virginia men’s basketball season are currently on sale.
All courtside seats and lower level seats in UVa’s John Paul Jones Arena must be purchased as part of a season ticket. Season tickets in the lower level cost $405 for Virginia’s home schedule – the same as last season – and require an annual contribution to the Virginia Athletics Foundation (VAF) and a gift to the John Paul Jones Arena project. The season tickets also include a home exhibition game with Roanoke College on Nov. 6.
Upper level season tickets in many areas cost $405 ($324 for UVa faculty and staff), the same as a year ago. An annual contribution to VAF and a gift to the John Paul Jones Arena project may be required for some seat locations.
A new offering for 2010-11 are season tickets in the higher rows of upper level sections priced at $183 ($147 for UVa faculty and staff). A three-month payment plan option is available for all season ticket purchases.
Two five-game mini-packages are also on sale. The Weekend 5 mini-package includes Virginia’s games against Boston College, Georgia Tech, LSU, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech. The Power 5 mini-package features UVa’s match-ups with Clemson, Duke, Iowa State, Maryland, and NC State.
Mini-packages are available in the upper level of John Paul Jones Arena and cost either $133 or $62 depending on the seating location. Seating locations will be assigned following the season ticket assignment process.
Another change this season is single-game ticket pricing will not vary by opponent. Single-game tickets, a six-game Holiday Hoo Crew package, and Family package tickets go on sale Oct. 15. Single-game tickets start at $13 for every 2010-11 home game.
Fans can purchase tickets online at VirginiaSports.com. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can also be purchased by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).