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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (6-8, 0-1 ACC) plays at Clemson (9-5, 0-1 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m., in Clemson, S.C.
Broadcast Information

  • The game will stream on ACC Network Extra, which is available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 through WatchESPN and the ESPN app
  • All of the 2018-19 Virginia women’s basketball games – home and away – are available locally on the radio on NewsRadio 1070 AM and 98.9 FM WINA
  • Fans can also keep up with the action through live stats on

Noting the Cavaliers

  • Junior Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.) went 2-of-3 from three-point range against Florida State, raising her long-distance shooting percentage back to 50.0 percent (28-of-56). She now ranks fourth in the nation in the statistic and is second in the conference. She is 8-of-14 from three-point range in the last three games (57.1 percent)
  • Willoughby comes into the game with 493 career rebounds, seven shy of reaching the 500 benchmark. In the last 10 years, seven other UVA players have topped 500 career rebounds including Lauren Moses, who finished her career with 748
  • Willoughby scored 14 points against Florida State, all in the second half. She has scored in double figures in five of the last six games, with two 20+ point performances in that span
  • Senior forward Mone Jones (Durham, N.C.) had seven rebounds against Florida State, all offensive. It was the second-straight game in which a Cavalier had five or more offensive rebounds, with junior forward Jablonowski (Ernster, Luxembourg) grabbing six against Charlotte. Jones’ seven O-boards led to 10 of UVA’s 14 second-chance points against the Seminoles
  • Jones has grabbed five or more rebounds in each of the last four games
  • Sophomore guard Brianna Tinsley (Madison, Va.) led the Cavaliers with 19 points against Florida State. It was the third time this season she has led the team in scoring.
  • Tinsley has scored in double figures in three of the last four games, averaging 12.3 points per game in that span. Tinsley has brought her season average up to 9.4 ppg after averaging 4.1 as a freshman
  • Jablonowski scored eight points against FSU, going 4-of-6 from the field. In the last two games, Jablonowski is shooting 69.2 percent (9-of-13)
  • The Cavaliers have had fewer turnovers than their opponent in each of the last two games
  • This is Virginia’s fourth true road game of the year (1-2 record). The Cavaliers picked up a 73-67 victory at Old Dominion on Nov. 18, the first victory in Tina Thompson’s head coaching career
  • Virginia is 12th in the nation and second in the ACC for fewest fouls per game, averaging just 13.6 per contest

ACC Rankings

  • Virginia is third in the ACC in blocked shots at 4.6 per game
  • Virginia is sixth in the conference in free throw shooting percentage (74.7 percent)
  • Moné Jones is tied for 10th in free throw shooting percentage at 84.2 percent (31-of-36)
  • Jocelyn Willoughby is second in three-point shooting percentage, making 50.0 percent of her attempts (28-of-56) and is 13th in three-pointers made, averaging 2.0 per game. She ranks fourth in the nation in three-point shooting percentage
  • Willoughby is 10th in rebounding, averaging 7.9 per game
  • Dominique Toussaint is tied for 10th in assists, averaging 3.7 per game
  • Toussaint is fifth in minutes played, averaging 34.6 per game

Last Time Out

  • Virginia opened conference play with a 63-61 loss to Florida State
  • In a game with seven ties and 10 lead changes, Florida State’s Valencia Myers made a layup with 46.5 seconds remaining to stake the Seminoles to a 63-61 lead. Both teams missed field goal attempts with their next possessions, giving Virginia the ball with 4.1 seconds remaining. Florida State’s Nicki Ekhomu stole the inbounds pass to wrap up the victory for the Seminoles
  • Brianna Tinsley matched her career high with 19 points. Moné Jones scored a career-high 12 points. Jocelyn Willoughby scored 14 points in the second half, going 6-of-9 from the field after the break
  • Virginia shot 38.7 percent (24-of-62) and Florida State shot 41.0 percent (25-of-61). Florida State held a 42-32 edge in rebounding
  • Florida State’s largest lead was eight (first quarter). Virginia’s largest lead was six (start of the fourth quarter)

Scouting Clemson

  • Clemson went 9-4 in non-conference play, including wins over Oklahoma and Illinois
  • The Tigers opened the conference slate with an 84-75 loss to Syracuse. Danielle Edwards scored a season-high 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting. The Tigers scored 42 points in the paint and 14 fastbreak points
  • The Tigers currently sit at seventh in the nation in steals and 10th in steals per game with 173 and 12.4, respectively. Clemson is the only Division I program with a pair of players (Danielle Edwards – 10th, Simone Westbrook – 15th) in the top 20 for total steals this season
  • This is head coach Amanda Butler’s first season with the Tigers, replacing Audra Smith, who was a UVA alum (1988-92) and former Cavalier assistant coach (1994-2004). Smith was the head coach at Clemson for five years (2013-18)
  • Virginia is 43-30 all-time against Clemson. UVA has won the last five meetings and 14 of the last 16. The Tiger’s last win in the series was a 64-62 victory at Clemson on Feb. 21, 2013

On the Horizon

  • The Cavaliers are back at John Paul Jones Arena next week with back-to-back home games, hosting Virginia Tech on Thursday, January 10 at 7 p.m., and NC State on Sunday, January 13 at 2 p.m.
  • New this year for all regular-season home games, available reserved single-game tickets can be purchased for $8 in advance, online and via mobile devices, or for $10 at the John Paul Jones ticket office on game day. General admission single-game tickets are $5 in advance, online and via mobile devices or $8 at the John Paul Jones ticket office on game day. Courtside seats are $15