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Clemson at No. 13 Virginia
Date & Time
Tuesday, Jan. 19 | 8 p.m.
Location John Paul Jones Arena | Charlottesville, Va.
Coverage ACC Network | Listen on Cavaliers Live | |
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Jan. 18, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 13 Virginia (13-4, 2-3 ACC) hosts Clemson (12-6, 5-1 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,593) is set for 8 p.m. The game will be televised on the ACC Network.

For Openers
• Virginia meets Clemson in the first of two regular-season meetings between the teams in 2015-16. • UVA has a three-game winning streak against the Tigers.
• Virginia is 28-1 in ACC home games over the past four seasons.
• As of Jan. 18, UVA is tied for 9th in the ACC at 2-3 and Clemson is second at 5-1.
• As of Jan. 18, UVA ranks 10th nationally in scoring defense (61.2 ppg), 11th in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.62), 14th in free throw percentage (75.6%), 20th in field goal percentage (49.1%), 21st in 3-point field goal percentage (39.8%) and tied for 22nd in turnover margin (3.4).

Ticket Information
• Single-game tickets are on sale for the Virginia-Clemson game. Tickets can be purchased online at or by phone at 1-800-542-8821.

Broadcast Information
• The Virginia-Clemson game will be televised on the ACC Network, streamed online at and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, and Virginia Athletics mobile app on iTunes or Android.
• Live statistics will be located on and the Virginia Sports app.

The Head Coaches
Virginia: Tony Bennett (Green Bay, 1992), 149-68 in seven seasons at UVA and 218-101 in 10 seasons overall.
Clemson: Brad Brownell (DePauw, 1991), 102-79 in six seasons at Clemson and 269-164 in 14 seasons overall.

Virginia Ranked No. 13 in Latest Polls
• UVA is ranked No. 13 in the latest Associated Press and USA Today Coaches’ polls.
• UVA was ranked in the top 10 in six consecutive polls from Nov. 30, 2015 to Jan. 4, 2016.
• UVA was ranked in the top 10 in 25 consecutive AP polls from March 3, 2014 to Nov. 16, 2015, its longest span since 49 straight from 1980-83.
• The Cavaliers’ No. 6 preseason ranking was UVA’s best since a No. 1 ranking to start the 1982-83 season.
• Virginia has been ranked in the preseason top-10 in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1981-82 and 1982-83.

All-Time vs. The Tigers
• Virginia is 71-52 all-time vs. Clemson, including a 43-16 record in Charlottesville, in the series that dates back to 1935-36.
• UVA is 5-0 in its last five meetings against the Tigers in Charlottesville, including a 65-42 win last season at John Paul Jones Arena.
• The Cavaliers are 3-2 in their last five meetings vs. Clemson and 5-5 in their last 10. • Head coach Tony Bennett is 5-3 all-time vs. Clemson.
• Malcolm Brogdon is Virginia’s current career leading scorer against Clemson, averaging 10.3 points in four career games.
• Anthony Gill is averaging 10 points and 4.3 rebounds in three career games against the Tigers (2 games for Virginia and 1 for South Carolina).

Last Time vs. Clemson
• Malcolm Brogdon had 16 points and Justin Anderson added 15 to lead Virginia to a 65-42 win over Clemson on Jan. 13, 2015.
• The Cavaliers led Clemson 25-19 at the half and used a 29-6 run to start the second stanza to stay unbeaten at 16-0.
• Virginia shot 50 percent from the field for the first time in ACC play and held Clemson to 35.7 percent.
• Darion Atkins added six points and a team-high six rebounds, and Isaiah Wilkins provided another spark off the bench with five points and his first career 3-pointer.
• Virginia was out-rebounded for the third time in four league games, but committed only four turnovers in its 20th-straight home win.

Last Time Out
• Freshmen Dwayne Bacon scored 19 points and Malik Beasley added 17 to lift Florida State to a 69-62 win over No. 13 Virginia on Jan. 17.
• London Perrantes had 19 points and Anthony Gill added 13 for UVA, which lost its third straight ACC road contest.
• Malcolm Brogdon had 10 points, but was 4-17 from the field.
• Florida State out-rebounded UVA 31-25 and shot 63.2 percent from the field in the second half.
• UVA had its second-worst shooting game of the season, connecting on 39.3 percent (22-56) from the field.

On The Horizon
• UVA hosts Syracuse on Saturday, Jan. 23. Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for noon on ESPN.

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