|Virginia Cavaliers (1-2) at Dayton Flyers (3-0)|
|Date and Time||Sunday, November 19, 2 p.m.|
|Location||Dayton, Ohio | UD Arena|
|Media||Online Streaming | Listen Live | Live Stats|
|Additional Information||Ticket Information | Game Notes (.pdf) | Season Stats | 2017-18 Fact Book (.pdf)|
|Social Media||@UVAWBBHoops Twitter | Facebook | VirginiaWBB Instagram|
Nov. 18, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (1-2) travels to play at Dayton (3-0) on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio.
All of the 2017-18 Virginia women’s basketball games – home and away – are available locally on the radio on NewsRadio 1070 AM and 98.9 FM WINA. The game will also stream live online on the A10 Network.
Virginia is receiving votes in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches’ polls while Dayton is receiving votes in the latter.
Virginia coming off a 64-61 loss to Georgia on Thursday night. The Cavaliers trailed by 14 points early in the fourth quarter, but got the deficit down to one point, 62-61, with eight seconds remaining. Virginia had three different players grab seven rebounds in the Georgia game including senior guards J’Kyra Brown (Rocky Mount, N.C.) and Aliyah Huland El (Randolph, N.J.) and Felicia Aiyeotan (Lagos, Nigeria). The Virginia sophomores combined to score 43 points in the game, 70.5 percent of UVA’s total output. Sophomore guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) leads the team with a 17.3 points per game average, ranking eighth in the ACC. Against Georgia, Toussaint made six baskets and dishes five assists, having a hand in 11 of UVA’s 21 field goals. Her five assists matched her career high.
Sophomore guard Jocelyn Willoughby is shooting 63.0 percent from the field this season (17-27), ranking fourth in the ACC. Willoughby scored 17 points against Georgia and is averaging 18.0 points in the last two games.
Huland El is 8-of-10 from the field in the last two games, including going 3-of-4 from three-point range. Dayton opened the season by winning the title at the Maine Tip-Off Tournament, downing Harvard 72-66 and Tulane 71-65. The Flyers trailed the Green Wave by nine points at the half, but rallied to pick up the win and claim the tournament title. JaVonna Layfield is this week’s Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week after averaging 15.0 points and 16.0 rebounds per game in the tournament, recording a pair of double-doubles. She was named the tournament MVP.
In 2016-17, Dayton won the regular season and tournament titles in the Atlantic 10 Conference, and earned a berth in the NCAA Division I tournament. Head coach Shauna Green was named the 2016-17 WBCA National Rookie Coach of the Year.
Virginia is 1-0 all time against Dayton after picking up a 66-56 victory last season at John Paul Jones Arena in the finale of the Cavalier Classic tournament. Willoughby scored 16 points, going 12-of-14 from the free throw line. Toussaint scored 17 points with five assists and four rebounds.
The Cavaliers are closing in on the 900th win in program history coming into the game with an 897-443 record in the 45 years of Virginia women’s basketball
Virginia returns home to host Hampton on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.
Single-game ticket prices for all home games are $10 for Reserved seating, $8 for adult General Admission and $6 for youth (18 & under), senior (60 & over) and UVA faculty/staff General Admission. Fans may purchase home game tickets through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office online at VirginiaSports.com, by phone and in person. The Virginia Athletics Ticket Office is located in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium and open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).