CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Coming off its first overtime win of the Amaka Agugua-Hamilton era, Virginia (5-2) travels to La Salle (3-3) for its first true road contest of the 2023-24 season Sunday afternoon (Dec. 3). Tipoff from Tom Gola Arena is set for 1 p.m. on ESPN+.


  • Sunday’s contest will stream on ESPN+ with a paid subscription.
  • Fans can also tune in via WINA (98.9FM/1070AM), and the Virginia Sports mobile app.
  • Live statistics be can be accessed on and the UVA Sports mobile app.


  • Sunday’s matchup marks the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
  • Additionally, it will mark the first time Agugua-Hamilton and La Salle head coach Mountain MacGillivray will go head-to-head.


  • The Cavaliers completed their second 15-point comeback of the season with their 87-81 victory over Missouri in the inaugural ACC/SEC Challenge.
  • In the third quarter, UVA outscored the Tigers, 27-13, and out-rebounded Mizzou, 12-4.
  • In the win at JPJ Arena, Camryn Taylor scored a game-high 26 points and posted nine rebounds. Alexia Smith (10 pts, 13 reb) notched her first career double-double.
  • London Clarkson (17 pts, 5-6 FG, 7-8 FT, 7 reb) and Paris Clark (14 pts, 4 reb) also scored in double figures for the Hoos.
  • Mizzou’s largest lead was 28-13 with 9:30 remaining in the second quarter.


  • This season, the Cavaliers have successfully mounted two 15-point comebacks, their 81-59 triumph over Tulane (Nov. 24) and 87-81 overtime win over Missouri (Nov. 30).
  • Virginia trailed the Tigers 28-13 with 9:30 left in the second quarter.
  • Against Tulane, the Hoos trailed 19-5 with 3:01 remaining in the first quarter.
  • UVA went on to lead by as many as 24 points [66-42] with 9:45 remaining against the Green Wave.
  • Both comebacks are UVA’s largest since it set the program record on Feb. 13, 2020, when the Cavaliers overcame a 22-point deficit in the Hoos’ 69-64 win over Miami.


  • Under head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton, UVA is 16-2 against non-conference opponents.
  • The Cavaliers won their first 14 non-conference matchups before falling to No. 25 Oklahoma, 82-67, on Nov. 19.


  • 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 1,000 new season ticket holders this year.
  • For games played through Dec. 1, Virginia is currently third in the ACC and No. 20 in the nation in attendance (3,850/gm).
  • 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.


  • The Cavaliers return to John Paul Jones Arena to host Rider (2-5) on Wednesday (Dec. 6).
  • Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. on ACCNX.