CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (0-2) will play James Madison (1-1) on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.

Due to health and safety considerations and current guidelines for sports venues, attendance at UVA home competitions will be limited to family of student-athletes and each team’s coaching staff until further notice. 


  • The game will stream online through ACCNX. ACCNX streams are available through participating TV providers that carry ACC Network and can be watched on the ESPN app and through WatchESPN
  • All of the 2020-21 Virginia women’s basketball games – regular-season and post-season – are available locally on the radio on NewsRadio 1070 AM and 98.9 FM WINA




  • Virginia is coming off a 54-51 loss to East Carolina in Sunday’s home opener
  • Sophomore forward Meg Jefferson (Sydney, Australia) leads the team in scoring, averaging 12.0 points per game
  • Jefferson scored a career-high 16 points on Sunday against ECU. Last season, Jefferson scored a total of 17 points in her 15 appearances
  • Jefferson is shooting 76.9 percent from the floor in the first two games (10-of-13), which leads the ACC. She was 7-of-9 from the field on Sunday against ECU. She is also a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line
  • Freshman Deja Bristol (Upper Marlboro, Md.) became the first of the newcomers to start a game when she was in the opening lineup against ECU
  • Bristol led the team in rebounding against UCF with 9 boards. Jefferson grabbed a team-high eight against ECU. Bristol is averaging 4.5 per game while Jefferson has a 5.5 per game average
  • Grad transfer and Charlottesville native Emily Maupin made her UVA debut against the Pirates, grabbing six rebounds with five points. She was the fifth player to make her Cavalier debut in the first two games
  • Sophomore guard Carole Miller (Alexandria, Va.) grabbed four steals against ECU. Her two-steals-per-game average ranks her in the top-10 in the ACC in the early going
  • James Madison is coming off an 80-64 loss to Buffalo on Monday after Buffalo hit nine three-pointers in the first half to build up what proved to be an insurmountable lead
  • JMU was selected to finish first in the Colonial Athletic Association by a vote of the league’s head coaches. The Dukes received six first-place votes for a total of 76 points. Drexel (65) and Towson (60) round out the top three. Sophomore Kiki Jefferson and junior Brianna Tinsley garnered Preseason All-CAA honors as Jefferson landed on the First Team while Tinsley earned an honorable mention
  • Tinsley sat out last season after transferring from Virginia after the 2018-19 season



LAST MEETING: 11/30/2019 – W, 55-49

ALL-TIME SERIES: Virginia leads 16-9

03/25/12 59-68


Date Location Result
11/30/2019 H W, 55-49
3/19/2017 A L, 55-61
11/8/2013 A L, 46-63
11/9/2012 H W, 78-57
3/25/2012 A L, 59-68