CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (0-3, 0-0 ACC) plays its first Atlantic Coast Conference game of the 2020-21 season when it hosts Clemson (5-0, 0-0 ACC) on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 3 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. 

BROADCAST INFORMATION

  • 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

 

TEAM INFORMATION

STORYLINES

  • This will be UVA’s first game in a week. The Cavavliers’ last contest was a 71-67 home loss to James Madison on Thursday, Dec. 3
  • Meg Jefferson leads the ACC and, as of Monday, ranks sixth in the NCAA in shooting percentage with a 73.3 percent efficiency (17-of-22)
  • Jefferson leads the team in scoring, averaging 12.7 points per game. She scored a career-high 16 points on Sunday against ECU. Last season, Jefferson scored a total of 17 points in her 15 appearances
  • Freshman guard Kaydan Lawson (Cleveland, Ohio) had her first double-digit scoring game against James Madison, coming off the bench to score 12 points
  • Redshirt sophomore guard Amandine Toi (Paris, France) leads the ACC in minutes per game, averaging 38.0 per contest
  • Graduate student and Charlottesville native Emily Maupin made her first UVA start against JMU. Maupin started all 30 games for Elon in 2018-19, before transferring and sitting out at Liberty last season. In two games, Maupin is averaging a team-high 6.0 rebounds per game
  • Clemson heads into conference play with a 5-0 record with wins over Furman, Presbyterian, Charlotte, Mercer and College of Charleston
  • Two newcomers have made an immediate impact on the 2020-21 squad and have started every game this season. Redshirt senior Delicia Washington leads the Tigers in scoring with 15.2 points per game and is second on the team in rebounds (6.4 per game). Washington played three seasons at Florida before transferring to Clemson last year. Washington was the 2016-17 SEC Freshman of the Year at Florida under then-head coach (and current Clemson head coach) Amanda Butler
  • Freshman Gabby Elliott is third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.2 points
  • This is Amanda Butler’s third season as the Tigers head coach with a 33-36 overall record

 

SERIES HISTORY

LAST MEETING: 2/6/2020 – W, 70-54

ALL-TIME SERIES: Virginia leads 44-31

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

Date Location Result
2/6/2020 H W, 70-54
1/6/2019 A L, 65-71
1/7/2018 H W, 70-41
1/19/2017 A W, 69-37
2/21/2016 H W, 65-48

 




 

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