CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Coming off its first true road win of the season, Virginia (6-2) returns to John Paul Jones Arena to host Rider (2-5) on Wednesday (Dec. 6) at 7 p.m.


  • Wednesday’s contest will stream on ACC Network Extra (ACCNX) on and the ESPN app.
  • Fans can also tune in via WINA (98.9FM/1070AM), and the Virginia Sports mobile app.
  • Live statistics can be accessed on and the UVA Sports mobile app.


  • UVA leads the all-time series over the Broncs, 5-0.
  • The two teams first squared off in Charlottesville in 1994, when UVA won 115-60. UVA’s 115 points are currently tied fourth best in program single-game history.
  • The last time the Cavaliers and Rider went head-to-head was on Dec. 28, 2009, when UVA won 83-38 at JPJ.
  • At Rider on Jan. 2, 2008, UVA set the program’s then-single-game record for 3-pointers made, which this year’s team shattered with 15 made 3s against Tulane (Nov. 24).
  • On Dec. 19, 1996, UVA also set the program’s single game record for rebounds with 77.
  • Wednesday’s contest marks the first back-to-back meeting in either Charlottesville or Lawrence Township.


  • Virginia cruised to a 94-73 victory in its first true road contest of the season at La Salle.
  • The Explorers made the first basket of the game to lead for just over 1:00 of play, but UVA outscored La Salle in all four quarters to win handily.
  • For the first time since the 2015-16 season, the Cavaliers had six players score in double figures in Kymora Johnson (17 pts, 6-6 FG, 4-5 FT), Jillian Brown (12 pts, 8 reb), Paris Clark (12 pts, 6 reb), London Clarkson (11 pts, 7 reb), Camryn Taylor (10 pts, 10-10 FT) and Sam Brunelle (10 pts).
  • Virginia scored a season-high 94 points shot a season-best 48 percent from the field.
  • Twelve of UVA’s 13 available players scored in the win.


  • Under head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton, UVA is 17-2 against non-conference opponents.
  • The Cavaliers won their first 14 non-conference matchups before falling to No. 25 Oklahoma, 82-67, on Nov. 19.


  • Virginia is currently fourth in the nation in free throw percentage (83.1) and eighth in total rebounding (47.38/gm).
  • UVA has shot at least 80 percent from the charity stripe in six games this season. Among all Division-I players, Camryn Taylor (93.2, 16th) and Jillian Brown (91.7, 21st) are in the top 25 in free throw percentage.
  • The Cavaliers are 6-0 this season when either leading or tying their opponents in rebounding.
  • In addition to total rebounding, UVA leads the ACC in assist/turnover ratio (1.27), offensive rebounding (16.9/gm) and 3-point attempts (25.0/gm).


  • With the upcoming exam period, the Cavaliers will enjoy a nine-day hiatus from competition.
  • Virginia’s next game is against Wofford on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m., at John Paul Jones Arena.