CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia (10-11, 2-8 ACC) hosts Clemson (10-12, 3-7 ACC) for the Cavaliers’ annual Play4Kay game on Sunday (Feb. 4). Tipoff from John Paul Jones Arena is set for 4 p.m. on ACC Network and 98.9-FM/1070-AM WINA.


  • The Cavaliers look to bounce back after dropping a 76-63 decision at No. 17 Virginia Tech this past Thursday (Feb 1).
  • Kymora Johnson has led UVA in scoring in its last five games, which include 35-point and 25-point performances in ranked wins over Florida State and North Carolina, respectively.
  • Clemson is coming off back-to-back wins over Wake Forest (Jan. 28) and Boston College (Feb. 1).
  • The win over the Demon Deacons snapped a seven-game losing skid for the Tigers.


  • Sunday’s game will be the Cavaliers’ designated Play4Kay game.
  • Virginia will don new pink uniforms to show support for the Kay Yow Foundation
  • Additionally, head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton will also wear a special pink jersey with number 58 and her mother’s name, “Otue-Agugua.”


  • Sam Ravech (play-by-play) and Jasmine Thomas (analyst) will have the call on ACC Network.
  • The game will also be broadcast on 98.9-FM/1070-AM WINA, and the Virginia Sports mobile app.
  • Live statistics will be located on and the Virginia Sports mobile app.


  • Give Amaka Agugua-Hamilton her 100th career win as head coach, including her 26th victory as UVA head coach.
  • Snap a three-game losing skid in the series against Clemson.
  • Give UVA back-to-back ACC home wins for the first time since 2021-22.
  • Be Virginia’s third in its last five games.


  • Virginia leads the all-time series, which began in 1978, 44-34.
  • The Cavaliers are 24-12 all-time against Clemson in Charlottesville.
  • The Tigers have won the last three meetings of the series, including the last two at John Paul Jones Arena.
  • From 2005 to 2018, the Cavaliers won 14 out of 16 head-to-head matchups with Clemson.
  • Virginia’s last win of the series was on Feb. 7, 2020, and was held in Charlottesville, 70-54. Clemson’s Amari Robinson scored a team-high 19 points and had eight rebounds. Now a graduate student, Robinson is the only player on either team to have been a member of UVA or CU’s roster during the 2019-20 season.


  • Virginia Tech won both matchups last season, including the most recent, 72-60, on Jan. 29, 2023, at JPJ.
  • The Hokies went up 16-2 in the first quarter and ultimately led by 15 points in the first half. UVA cut its deficit to as little as four with six minutes remaining, but eight unanswered points by the Hokies helped seal the win.
  • With 22 points, Camryn Taylor recorded her then-second straight 20-point game, and London Clarkson tallied 15 points.
  • Tech’s Elizabeth Kitley scored 16 points and had seven rebounds and four blocked shots.


  • The Cavaliers fell 76-63 to No. 17 Virginia Tech in front of a sold out crowd at Cassell Coliseum this past Thursday (Feb. 1).
  • Kymora Johnson (22 pts) and Paris Clark (18 pts) combined for 40 points.
  • Virginia was outrebounded 47-31, its largest rebounding deficit in a game this season.
  • The Cavaliers were without All-ACC second team selection Camryn Taylor (injury) and backup point guard Yonta Vaughn (injury).


  • Virginia head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton is one win away from career No. 100.
  • Currently in her fifth season overall as head coach, Agugua-Hamilton is 99-41 (.707) all-time, including 25-26 at UVA.
  • In three seasons Missouri State (2019-22) Agugua-Hamilton compiled a 74-15 (.831) record, which included back-to-back NCAA Tournament berths.


  • Kymora Johnson was named ACC Rookie of the Week and U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Tamika Catchings national freshman of the week for her performance against Notre Dame (Jan. 18) and at then-No. 15 Florida State (Jan. 21).
  • Johnson averaged 25.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and shot 59 percent from the field.
  • She scored 35 points in the win over FSU, which tied for sixth all-time in program history.
  • Johnson is the first Virginia player to be named ACC Rookie of the Week since Kylie Kornegay-Lucas was recognized on Nov. 25, 2019.
  • Johnson is one of just two freshmen in school history to achieve that milestone with the other being Dawn Staley, who had 37 points at Wake Forest on Feb. 2, 1989.
  • At the time, she was also one of just five freshmen nationally – and the only ACC freshman – to score 35 points in a game this season.
  • Prior to Virginia’s matchup in Tallahassee, the last time a Cavalier scored 35 points was on Jan. 21, 2010, when Monica Wright scored 39 points at Boston College.


  • For games played through Feb. 2, Virginia is 11th in the nation in rebounds per game (44.43), 20th in defensive rebounds per game (29.6), 24th in offensive rebounds per game (14.9) and 17th free throw percentage (77.7).
  • The Hoos also lead the ACC free throw percentage and are second in total rebounds and offensive rebounds per game.
  • The Cavaliers are 10-5 this season when either leading or tying their opponents in rebounding.
  • Virginia has been outrebounded in just four contests this season (vs. #7 LSU, at #3 NCSU, Duke, at #20 UNC, and at #17 VT).
  • UVA has shot at least 80 percent from the charity stripe in eight games this season.


  • Virginia travels to Boston College (11-12, 3-7 ACC) on Thursday (Feb. 8).
  • Tipoff from Conte Forum is set for 6 p.m. on ACC Network.