CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (1-6) hosts William & Mary (4-2) on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


  • The game will stream through ACCNX 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 2021-22 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
  • Live stats will also be available for the game


  • In accordance with UVA Policy, all attendees 12 years of age and older are required to provide proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID-19 test result for entry into John Paul Jones Arena on event days. Fans are also required to wear their mask inside the arena except for when actively eating or drinking. CLICK HERE for more information
  • A clear bag policy is still in place for the arena. CLICK HERE for details


  • This is the second straight game for the Cavaliers against a Commonwealth opponent after playing Richmond on Sunday
  • This will be UVA’s second game this season against a CAA opponent after opening the season at James Madison
  • Virginia is coming off a pair of losses in the Cavalier Classic tournament over Thanksgiving weekend
  • There were eight lead changes and five ties in the Rhode Island game and three lead changes and five ties in the Richmond game
  • In the Rhode Island game, the Rams built up an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter (at the 5:20 mark) that UVA got back down to seven points in the final minute (first at 54 seconds and again at 31 seconds) but could not finish off the comeback
  • In the Richmond game, the Spiders built up a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter (8:05 mark) that UVA got down to two (4:23) and trailed by just five in the final minute, but once again could not finish off the comeback
  • Virginia holds an 80-67 edge in offensive rebounds this season. Against Richmond, UVA grabbed a season-high 19 O-boards while the Spiders only had five. Richmond scored zero second-chance points against the Cavaliers
  • The Spiders came into the Cav Classic tournament leading the nation in blocked shots at 10.2 per game, but only logged three blocks against the Cavaliers
  • Grad student guard Amandine Toi had two 20-point games last week averaging 19.5 points per game in UVA’s three contests. In the first two games, Toi went a combined 6-of-12 from three-point range. In Sunday’s game against Richmond, Toi scored her 20 points without making a three-point shot, going 9-of-10 from inside the arc with two free throws
  • Junior forward Camryn Taylor has scored in double figures in six of Virginia’s seven games. She comes into the week ranked sixth in the ACC in points per game (15.4)
  • Taylor is among the conference leaders in field goal attempts (93), made field goals (42), free throw attempts (32) and made free throws (24). She is shooting a team-leading 45.2 percent from the field and 75.0 percent from the stripe


  • William & Mary brings a three-game win streak into the game, including a 58-41 win against Hampton on Monday
  • The Tribe has been picked to finish eighth in the preseason Colonial Athletic Association poll out of 10 teams
  • The Tribe has three players averaging in double figures, led by Riley Casey at 14.0 points per game. Sydney Wagner is averaging 11.7 while Bre Ballamy averages 11.2
  • The Tribe are averaging 63.5 points per game but limiting opponents to 53.8 per contest
  • William & Mary opted out due to COVID for the remainder of the 2020-21 season on Feb. 12 after completing 13 games (6-7, 3-5 CAA)
  • William & Mary head coach Ed Swanson was the 2019-20 CAA Co-Coach of the Year
  • Virginia is 10-0 all-time against William & Mary. This is the first meeting between the two since 1999


  • Virginia heads to Washington, D.C. to take on George Washington on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. before returning home to host another school from the District, American, on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.
  • The Cavaliers will take an 11-day break for final exams after the American game, returning to action on Sunday, Dec. 19 with their ACC opener at NC State