GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (15-14, 4-14 ACC) opens play at the 2023 Ally ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament by taking on Wake Forest (14-15, 5-13 ACC) on Wednesday, March 1 at 1 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.


  • The game will be televised on the ACC Network and streamed online on ACCNX through the ESPN app
  • All of the 2022-23 Virginia women’s basketball games are available locally on the radio on NewsRadio 1070 AM and 98.9 FM WINA
  • Live stats be available
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  • Virginia is the 13 seed in the tournament. Wake Forest is the 12 seed
  • The winner of the game will advance to take on 5-seed Florida State (23-8, 12-6 ACC) on Thursday, March 2, at 11 a.m. in the second round
  • The winner of the Florida State contest will advance to face 4-seed Louisville (21-10, 12-6 ACC) on Friday, March 3, at 11 a.m. in the quarterfinals
  • Virginia is looking for its fourth ACC Tournament championship. UVA won the tournament in 1990, 92 and 93


  • The Cavaliers closed out the regular season on Sunday at Miami, falling 85-74 against the Hurricanes
  • Despite only having six players available for the Miami game, Virginia logged its highest point total in an ACC game this season
  • The Cavaliers scored 30 points in the first half against Miami and then had a 30-point third quarter. It was the third time this season UVA scored 30 points in a quarter: 31 vs. George Washington (4th); 30 vs Morgan State (3rd)
  • Camryn Taylor led the team in scoring at Miami with 21 points. It was her fifth 20-point game of the season. Taylor has scored in double figures in 11 of the last 12 games with three 20-point performances in that span
  • Taylor ranks sixth in the ACC in shooting percentage, making 46.1 percent of her attempts. She is 10th in free throw shooting percentage, making 75.0 percent of her attempts
  • McKenna Dale scored 14 points at Miami, her third straight double-digit scoring effort. She is averaging 12.0 points per game in her last three contests, shooting 50.0 percent from three-point range (5-of-10)
  • Taylor Valladay has scored in double figures in each of her last five games, averaging 15.8 points per game in that span
  • Last season, Valladay also had a strong finish with double-digit performances in the final five games of the regular season
  • Valladay had six assists at Miami, her third time in the last five games with six or more assists. She ranks sixth in the ACC with 3.9 assists per game and is in the top 10 with a 1.43 assist-to-turnover ratio
  • Valladay has also raised her scoring average to double figures at 10.1 points per game and 10.8 points per game in conference contests
  • The Cavaliers were 9-of-11 from the free throw line on Sunday (81.8 percent), the seventh time in the last 12 games they have shot 80 percent or better from the stripe, including having three games shooting better than 90.0 percent. Virginia shot 75.0 percent from the free throw line in conference contests, the third-best percentage in the league
  • Virginia ranks 26th in the nation in rebounds per game at 41.6 (third in the ACC)
  • UVA is third in the conference at three-point defense, with opponents shooting 28.0 percent from beyond the arc


  • The Cavaliers and Demon Deacons played the very first game of the 2022-23 ACC schedule on Nov. 13. They now play the first game of the 2022-23 Ally ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament
  • Virginia won the early-season match-up 72-52. It was UVA’s third game of the season. Wake Forest could not overcome a poor shooting performance, making just 17 of 55 field goals (.309) and converting on just 10 of 21 (.476) free throw attempts
  • UVA only committed eight turnovers in the game
  • Virginia is 6-2 against Wake Forest in ACC Tournament games and leads the overall series 69-9. The Demon Deacons have won the last two ACC tournament match-ups and four of the last five overall meetings
  • UVA and Virginia faced one another last year in the first round of the ACC Tournament, with the Demon Deacons winning 61-53