CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 4 Virginia (6-0) travels to No. 24 Maryland (6-0) for an ACC/B1G Challenge contest on Wednesday (Nov. 28). Tipoff at XFINITY Center in College Park is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.
For Openers
• UVA meets Maryland for the second time in the ACC/B1G Challenge.
• UVA owns a nation-leading 24-game winning streak in November dating back to the 2015-16 season.
• UVA captured its sixth consecutive Thanksgiving holiday tournament championship (Battle 4 Atlantis, NIT Season Tip-Off, Emerald Coast Classic, Charleston Classic, Barclays Center Classic and Corpus Christi Challenge).
• UVA has started 6-0 for the third straight season and is 120-35 (.774) in non-conference action under Tony Bennett.
• UVA meets its second ranked opponent of 2018-19 and is 32-31 against ranked opponents in the Bennett era (1-0 in 2018-19).
• De’Andre Hunter is the reigning ACC Player of the Week.
Broadcast Information
• The Virginia-Maryland game will be televised on ESPN and streamed online on ACC Network Extra ( and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network, and Virginia Sports app.
• Live statistics will be located on and the Virginia Sports app.
The Head Coach
• Three-time National and ACC Coach of the Year Tony Bennett has a 225-86 (.724) mark in 10 seasons at Virginia and 294-118 (.714) career mark in 13 seasons overall.
• In 2017-18, Bennett led Virginia to its eighth ACC regular-season title, third ACC Tournament championship, school-record 31 wins, ACC-record 17 league wins and ACC-record 9-0 mark on the road.
• Bennett was named the USBWA Henry Iba National Coach of the Year for the third time to rank second all-time behind legendary John Wooden, who captured the award six times.
UVA Ranked No. 4 in AP Poll
• Virginia is ranked No. 4 in the AP poll for the third straight week.
• UVA was ranked No. 5 in the preseason polls and has been ranked in the top 10 in the preseason rankings in four of the past five seasons.
• In 2017-18, Virginia became the fourth team in the Top 25 era to earn a No. 1 ranking after being unranked in the preseason.
• UVA has been ranked in the AP poll for 20 straight weeks and has been ranked in the top 10 in each of the past 16 polls.
All-Time in the ACC/B1G Challenge
• The Cavaliers have a 12-6 record, including a 5-4 road mark, in the ACC/B1G Challenge. 
• Virginia has a four-game winning streak in the Challenge, defeating Maryland (2014), Ohio State (2015 and 2016) and Wisconsin (2018).
• UVA defeated Wisconsin 49-37 in last year’s Challenge. 
• The ACC leads the Big Ten in the Challenge 12-5-2 in 20 years of competition between the two conferences.
• The ACC captured the Commissioner’s Cup for the second straight year last season, winning 11 of the 14 matchups. 
• The ACC won 10 straight challenges from 1999-2008.
Last Time Out
• Tournament MVP De’Andre Hunter tallied 20 points and nine rebounds to lead then-No. 4 Virginia to a 53-46 win over then-No. 25 Wisconsin as the Cavaliers captured the Battle 4 Atlantis title.
• Ty Jerome added 11 points and five assists and Kihei Clark had five points, five rebounds and three steals in his first career start.
• Virginia jumped to a 33-18 halftime lead and limited the Badgers to 18.3 percent from 3-point range.
• Ethan Happ led Wisconsin with 22 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and four blocked shots.
All-Time vs. Maryland
• Virginia is 75-107 all-time vs. Maryland, including a 76-65 road win in the last meeting, in a series that dates back to 1912-13.
• The Cavaliers have won seven of the last eight meeting and are 1-0 vs. Maryland in the ACC/B1G Challenge.
• The Cavaliers are 7-6 vs. the Terrapins at XFINITY Center, including a 4-1 mark in the last five contests.
• Head coach Tony Bennett is 7-4 all-time vs. Maryland.
Last Time vs. the Terrapins
• Malcolm Brogdon led four Cavaliers in double figures with 18 points as then-No. 7 Virginia defeated then-No. 21 Maryland 76-65 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 3, 2014.
• Justin Anderson added 16 points, Mike Tobey had 14 points and Anthony Gill added 11 as Virginia led the entire game.
• The Cavaliers shot 53.1 percent from the field and outrebounded Maryland 34-22 in their first win over a ranked team this season. 
• The Cavaliers limited the Terrapins to 40 percent from the floor.
Hoo Are These Cavaliers?
• Virginia is led by Ty Jerome, Kyle Guy, De’Andre Hunter and Jack Salt. 
• Hunter leads UVA in scoring (16.8) and rebounding (6.3).
• Jerome is averaging 14 points and team-high 4.5 assists.
• Guy is averaging 12.2 points, while Salt anchors UVA’s defense.
• Alabama transfer Braxton Key has averaged 5.8 points and 5.3 rebounds, while Mamadi Diakite has averaged 7.3 points and 2.2 rebounds.
• Newcomer Kihei Clark is averaging 6.0 points and 2.8 rebounds, and Jay Huff is averaging 4.6 points and 2.4 rebounds.
• Marco Anthony and Kody Stattmann provide depth and Francisco Caffaro is redshirting the 2018-19 season.
• Redshirt freshman Francesco Badocchi has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the team due to medical issues.
• Manager Grant Kersey has appeared in three home games.
All-Time vs. the Big Ten Conference
• UVA is 104-129 all-time vs. current Big Ten Conference opponents.
• The Cavaliers meet their second Big Ten opponent, defeating Wisconsin in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.
•  The Cavaliers are 10-5 against Big Ten opponents under head coach Tony Bennett, including wins against Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio State (2), Rutgers and Wisconsin (3). 
On the Horizon
• No. 4 Virginia hosts Morgan State in nonconference action on Monday, Dec. 3. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.