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Game Details
Date: Nov. 26, 2011
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Venue: David A. Harrison Field at Scott Stadium
Capacity: 61,500
Playing Surface: Grass
Series vs. Virginia Tech: Virginia trails, 37-50-5
In Charlottesville: Virginia trails, 18-19-5
Last Meeting: 2010 (@VT 37, UVa 7)

Television: ABC (regional) / ESPN2 (national) / ESPN3 (on the web)
Radio: Virginia Sports Radio Network (affiliates)
Satellite Radio: Sirius 94 | XM 204

Live Stats: Click here for the link to the live stats page.
Note: Link available approximately 30 minutes before kick-off. Allow 1-2 minutes for it to load at the start.

Rosters: Virginia | Virginia Tech
Game Notes: Virginia | Virginia Tech

No. 24 Virginia Hosts No. 6 Virginia Tech For Coastal Division Title Saturday
• After four-consecutive wins and its first national ranking since 2007, No. 24 Virginia hosts sixth-ranked Virginia Tech on Saturday (Nov. 26) at 3:30 p.m. The winner will earn a berth to the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game as the Coastal Division representative. The game airs on ABC (regional) and ESPN2 (national).

Senior Day at Scott Stadium
• The following fourth and fifth year student-athletes will be honored prior to the start of Saturday’s game vs. Virginia Tech: Mike Ahunamba, Kris Burd, Matt Conrath, Terence Fells-Danzer, Steve Greer, Trevor Grywatch, Chris Hinkebein, Jacob Hodges, Jimmy Howell, Nick Jenkins, Cam Johnson, Dom Joseph, Ray Keys, John Maghamez, Kyle McCartin, Rodney McLeod, Matt Mihalik, Anthony Mihota, Max Milien, Chase Minnifield, Corey Mosley, Brian Oden, Austin Pasztor, Colter Phillips, Johnny Pickett, Robert Randolph, Buddy Ruff, Billy Schautz, Ryan Shaw, Aaron Taliaferro and Eric Thornton.

Cavs Crack AP Rankings For First Time Since 2007
• With its No. 24 ranking in the Associated Press top 25, Virginia is making its first appearance in the poll since being ranked No. 21 on Dec. 2, 2007.
• This is the 29th AP poll conducted during London’s tenure. This is the quickest into any UVa coach’s time that the Cavs have cracked the rankings. UVa made it for the first time under Al Groh in the final survey of the 2002 season, the 35th of his administration. The first appearance by anybody in Virginia history came on Nov. 13, 1984, the 44th poll conducted in George Welsh’s tenure.

Virginia-Virginia Tech Rivalry
• Virginia Tech leads the all-time series 50-37-5 and has won 11 of the last 12 meetings, including seven-straight. Tech has also taken 14 of the teams’ last 18 meetings.
• The series began in 1895 with UVa gaining a 38-0 win in Charlottesville.
• UVa’s most recent victory in the series was a 35-21 win at home in 2003.
• The Hokies (92 games) are UVa’s second-most frequent opponent – UVa has played North Carolina 116 times.
• The Cavaliers (No. 24) and Hokies (No. 6) are meeting for the first time since 2007 as two ranked teams. In that game, UVa was ranked No. 16 and Tech was listed at No. 8. Virginia Tech prevailed, 33-21, in Charlottesville.

Commonwealth Cup Up For Grabs
• The winner of this game claims the Commonwealth Cup for the next year.
• After holding the trophy following wins in 1997 and 1998, the Cavaliers have taken it just once since then (2003) with the Hokies winning 11 of the last 12 meetings.
• The award was started for the 1996 game between the two state foes, with the Hokies receiving the trophy for the first time with a 26-9 win.
• The Cup is made of marble and cherry wood, stands four feet high and weighs more than 100 pounds.
• The scores of all 92 games in the rivalry are engraved on the sides of the trophy.

Coaches Familiar With Rivalry
• Three UVa coaches are veterans of the Virginia-Virginia Tech rivalry.
• Shawn Moore and Anthony Poindexter are Virginia alums.
• Moore quarterbacked the Cavaliers in wins over the Hokies in 1988 and 1989 and a loss in 1990.
• Poindexter was 2-2 during his tenure at defensive back from 1995-98, with wins over Tech in 1997 and 1998, although he was injured for the 36-32 victory in 1998 in Blacksburg.
• Head coach Mike London was a UVa assistant coach during the 2001-04 and 2006-07 seasons, with the Cavaliers going 1-5 during that span, including a victory in 2003. He is 0-1 as a head coach against Virginia Tech.
• In addition, graduate assistants Marques Hagans, Gordie Sammis and Brennan Schmidt all played for the Commonwealth Cup as Cavalier players.
• Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer was varsity defensive back for the Hokies from1966-68. He made his first start in Tech’s 1966 game against Virginia, a 24-7 Hokies’ victory.

City of Lynchburg Turns out FBS QBs
• UVa’s Michael Rocco hails from Lynchburg, Va., as does Virginia Tech’s starting QB Logan Thomas.
• Rocco played for his father Frank at Liberty Christian Academy and Thomas starred at Brookville HS.

32 is Virginia’s Magic Number
• Scoring plenty of points against the Hokies means good things for the Cavaliers.
• Virginia has scored at least 32 points in each of its last seven series wins dating back to 1989.

Virginia In Season-Enders
• This game is the Cavaliers’ final contest of the 2011 season.
• UVa is 44-73-4 all-time in regular-season finales and has lost its last seven.
• This is the sixth straight year and the 17th time in the last 21 seasons Virginia has closed the regular season against the Hokies.

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