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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (7-11, 1-4 ACC) travels to face Pittsburgh (9-10, 0-5 ACC) on Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m. at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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 and on AM 910 WRNL in Richmond
  • Fans can also keep up with the action through live stats on

Noting the Cavaliers

  • Junior guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) has led the team in scoring in three of the last four games
  • Junior guard Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.) has led the team in rebounding or shared the team lead in rebounding in five of the last six games
  • Willoughby only scored two points in the loss at Louisville. It was her lowest offensive output since scoring two points against Georgia Tech her freshman season. Wiloughby has started every game of her collegiate career and scored in all 84 games in which she has appeared. Willoughby took a season-low four shots against Louisville after putting up double-digit attempts in each of the last fifteen games
  • Senior forward Mone Jones (Durham, N.C.) has shot 50 percent or better from the field in three of the last five games, including going 3-of-6against Louisville
  • Junior forward Lisa Jablonowski (Ernster, Luxembourg) had a career-high four steals against Louisville. Jablonowski has grabbed two or more steals in the last six games
  • The Cavaliers erased a 19-point deficit to come back and defeat Virginia Tech, 62-58, on Jan. 10. Only two teams this season have erased larger deficits to come back and win a game: Iowa was down 24 points against West Virginia on Nov. 23 and Tennessee trailed Stetson by 20 on Dec. 5
  • Virginia’s comeback against Virginia Tech was the second time this season the Cavaliers erased a 15-point deficit to win, having trailed by that many against South Florida. UVA is the only team in the country this season to have twice come back to win when trailing by 15 or more points
  • Aiyeotan has 140 blocked shots in her career. She passed Jocelyn Logan Friend (2002-05) to move into third place in the UVA record book. Heather Burge (1990-93) is in second with 152

ACC Rankings

  • Virginia is tied for fourth in the conference in free throw shooting percentage (75.0 percent)
  • Moné Jones is ninth in free throw shooting percentage at 84.0 percent (42-of-50)
  • Jocelyn Willoughby leads the conference in three-point shooting percentage, making 49.3 percent of her attempts (35-of-71) and is 15th in three-pointers made, averaging 1.9 per game
  • Willoughby is 12th in rebounding, averaging 7.6 per game
  • Sophomore guard Brianna Tinsley (Madison, Va.) is shooting 85.7 percent (12-of-14) from the free throw line in conference games, ranking fifth
  • Dominique Toussaint is sixth in minutes played, averaging 34.7 per game

Scouting Louisville

  • Pitt is looking for its first ACC win since Feb. 1, 2018
  • This will be a battle of first-year head coaches. Lance White spent the previous 15 years as an assistant coach for Florida State
  • Pitt went 9-5 in the non-conference portion of the schedule, including picking up a 52-49 victory at Northwestern in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Aysia Bugg was the team’s leading scorer through the first five games of the season, averaging 14.0 points per game, but has been sidelined since mid-November with blood clots
  • Cassidy Walsh leads the team in scoring, averaging 10.2 points per game
  • Pitt leads the all-time series, 3-5. The Panthers won the first three meetings between the two teams as conference opponents, with the Cavaliers finally getting a W last season, 62-50, in Charlottesville

On the Horizon

  • Virginia returns home to host Wake Forest on Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m. The game will be televised on the ACC Regional Sports Networks
  • 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