No. 6 Virginia Continues Three-Game Homestand Against Harvard
|Harvard at No. 6 Virginia|
|Date & Time||Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 | 12 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | John Paul Jones Arena | 2014-15 Parking|
|Coverage||ESPNU/WatchESPN.com | Listen on Cavaliers Live ||
|Additional Information||2014-15 Tickets | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Game Notes|
Dec. 20, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 6 Virginia (10-0) continues its three-game homestand with a non-conference game against Harvard (7-1) on Sunday, Dec. 21. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 12 p.m. The game is sold out.
â€¢ Virginia (10-0) meets Harvard (7-1) for the first time.
â€¢ Virginia seeks its first 11-0 start since 1992-93.
â€¢ The Cavaliers rank second in the nation in scoring defense (48.1 ppg) and third in field goal percentage defense (32.7%).
â€¢ UVa has held opponents under 70 points in a nation-leading 16 consecutive contests.
â€¢ UVa owns the nation’s eighth-longest home winning streak at 16 games.
â€¢ The Virginia-Harvard game will be televised on ESPNU and streamed online at WatchESPN.com.
â€¢ The game will be broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, VirginiaSports.com and Virginia Athletics mobile app on iTunes or Android.
â€¢ Live statistics will be located on VirginiaSports.com and Virginia Sports app.
The Head Coaches
Virginia: Tony Bennett (Green Bay, 1992), 116-60 in six seasons at UVa and 185-93 in nine seasons overall.
Harvard: Tommy Amaker (Harvard, 1987), 146-72 in eight seasons at Harvard and 322-211 in 18 seasons overall.
UVa Ranked in Top 10 For Seven Straight Weeks
â€¢ Virginia is ranked No. 6/5 in the latest Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls.
â€¢ The Cavaliers have been ranked in the top 10 for the first seven weeks of the season for the first time since 1982-83.
â€¢ The No. 9 AP preseason ranking was UVa’s best since a No. 1 ranking to start the 1982-83 season.
Last Time Out
â€¢ Justin Anderson and Anthony Gill tallied 16 points apiece to lead Virginia to a 70-54 win over Cleveland State on Dec. 18.
â€¢ Virginia shot 50 percent or better for the third straight game and held the Vikings scoreless for 10:03 in the first half.
â€¢ Anthony Gill added 13 points and a game-high eight rebounds.
On The Horizon
â€¢ Virginia hosts Davidson in non-conference action on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 6 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU.