Virginia Concludes Regular Season Sunday at Virginia Tech
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia women’s basketball team travels to Virginia Tech on Sunday (Feb. 27) for a 1 p.m. contest at Cassell Coliseum. The game will be televised on the ACC’s Regional Sports Network (Comcast SportsNet in the Charlottesville area) with Rich Waltz and Christy Winters-Scott calling the action.
The game will air live locally on WINA 1070 AM with Jay James (play-by-play), Myron Ripley (analyst) and Larry Johnson (statistician) calling the contest. That audio broadcast is available on the Internet with a subscription to V Pass at VirginiaSports.com.
Virginia (15-14, 4-9 ACC) defeated Virginia Tech, 72-37, earlier this season (Jan. 23) at John Paul Jones Arena. Junior forward Chelsea Shine (Wayne, Pa.) had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. the Hokies.
Virginia Tech has an overall record of 11-17 and a league mark of 1-12. The Hokies are coming off a 61-48 loss at Maryland on Thursday (Feb. 24).
Virginia Tech’s leading scorer is Shanel Harrison (12.2 points per game), followed by Alyssa Fenyn (9.4 ppg).
Beth Dunkenberger is in her seventh season at the helm of the Hokies and has a 110-102 record there. In her 11-year coaching career, Dunkenberger has compiled a 175-152 record.
Virginia leads the all-time series with Virginia Tech, 36-10, including victories in the last nine meetings. In games in Blacksburg, Virginia holds an 11-5 mark all-time. Last season at Virginia Tech, UVa came away with a 70-56 win.
The Cavaliers are currently in eighth place in the ACC standings with one regular-season game left. The ACC Tournament begins on Thursday (March 3) in Greensboro, N.C.