CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – ACC regular-season champion Virginia (18-6) is the No. 4 seed in the NCAA West Region for the NCAA Tournament.

UVA will make its school-record seventh straight and 24th overall NCAA Tournament appearance. The 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled due to the pandemic.

The Cavaliers will face No. 13 seed Ohio (16-7) in an NCAA Tournament first-round game on Saturday, March 20. Location, tipoff time and television designation is still to be announced.

The winner of the Virginia-Ohio first-round game will meet No. 5 seed Creighton (20-8) or No. 12 seed UC-Santa Barbara (22-4) in the second round on Monday, March 22.

This is Virginia’s eighth NCAA Tournament appearance under three-time National and four-time ACC Coach of the Year Tony Bennett. The 2019 NCAA champion Cavaliers have compiled an all-time record of 35-22 in 23 NCAA tournaments. Virginia went 35-3 en route to the 2019 NCAA championship. UVA also advanced to the NCAA Final Four in 1981 and 1984.

Ticket Information

The NCAA has provided an extremely limited number of tickets to schools participating in the NCAA tournament first and second rounds. As a result, ticket requests are limited to Virginia Athletics Foundation donors and Virginia men’s basketball season ticket holders in UVA’s block.

Ticket requests for NCAA Tournament first and second-round games will begin online at on Sunday, March 14. Eligible donors and season ticket holders should use their registered online account, and will be notified via email when they can place their request. Tickets may also be requested by calling the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-542-8821 on Monday, March 15 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The deadline to request tickets is Monday, March 15 at 2 p.m.

Requests for the limited number of seats will be filled according to Virginia Athletics Foundation priority points order. Account holders who receive tickets will be notified by email Monday night with more ticket information. All tickets for the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will be delivered electronically.

Tickets outside of Virginia’s seating block may be available to purchase through the NCAA. Visit NCAA Ticketing to review ticket availability and to purchase tickets.

For more information on ticket availability in Virginia’s block throughout the 2021 NCAA Tournament, click here.