🔶⚡️ 𝗢𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗢𝘂𝘁 ⚡️🔶
— Virginia Women's Basketball (@UVAWomensHoops) November 16, 2023
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia (3-0) will face its first ranked opponent of the season, when the Cavaliers entertain No. 25 Oklahoma (4-0) at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday (Nov. 19) at 2 p.m.
Sunday’s contest has been designated an ‘Orange Out.’ All fans are encouraged to wear orange and the first 1,000 spectators in attendance will receive a free orange t-shirt. Additionally, the Cavaliers will don new orange uniforms with ‘HOOS’ stitched across the chest.
- Sunday’s game will air on ACC Network, which can be accessed on espn.com/watch and the ESPN app.
- The game will also be broadcast on WINA (98.9FM/1070AM), VirginiaSports.com and the Virginia Sports mobile app.
- Live statistics will be provided through Statbroadcast, which can be accessed on VirginiaSports.com and the UVA Sports mobile app.
- Sunday’s contest marks the first meeting between Virginia and Oklahoma.
- At their previous institutions, Agugua-Hamilton (Missouri State) current OU head coach Jennie Baranczyk (Drake) went head-to-head four times in two seasons (2019-21) as Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) foes.
- Agugua-Hamilton won all four matchups with an average margin of victory of 6.0 points per game.
Last Time Out
- Virginia made the first basket of the game eight seconds in and led the rest of the way in its 80-51 home victory over William & Mary (0-4) this past Wednesday (Nov. 15).
- For the second consecutive game, five different Cavaliers scored in double figures in Jillian Brown (17), Camryn Taylor (12), Sam Brunelle (12), Kymora Johnson (11) and Olivia McGhee (10).
- Brown’s 17 points are a season high.
- Brunelle, who finished 4-of-6 from the floor and added three rebounds in just over 13 minutes of action, made her season debut after being sidelined due to injury.
- Virginia outscored the Tribe in all four quarters, including 27-10 in the final stanza.
The latest student-athlete to excel for @VirginiaSports after transferring from @NorthwesternU to @UVA, @Jillianbrown_4 is the leading rebounder and second-leading scorer for @UVAWomensHoops, which hosts No. 25 Oklahoma at @JPJArena on Sunday afternoon.https://t.co/bG7g2eIgq4
— Jeff White (@JeffWhiteUVa) November 17, 2023
Virginia Against Ranked Opponents
- Virginia’s last win over a ranked opponent was against then-No. 22 NC State, 71-59, last season on Feb. 12, 2022.
- When not ranked in the AP poll, UVA has 27 wins all-time over ranked opponents.
- Since 1977, the Cavaliers have 58 victories over teams that were ranked higher at the time of the meeting.
Everybody Wants Some
- After finishing fourth in the ACC in attendance (3,489) in 2022-23, UVA set a program record for season tickets sold this offseason after adding over 1,000 new season ticket holders this year.
- Last season, Virginia also hosted 6,378 fans for National Girls and Women in Sports Day and Senior Day, which marked the highest attendance for a UVA women’s basketball non-field trip day game since 2011.
On The Horizon
- For the first time this season, the Cavaliers hit the road when they travel to Grand Cayman for the annual Cayman Islands Classic event.
- Virginia faces Tulane on Friday (Nov. 24) at 11 a.m. and reigning national championship LSU on Saturday (Nov. 25) at 5 p.m.
- Both matchups are set to stream on FloHoops ($).
- Fans can also tune in live on WINA (98.9FM/1070AM).