CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – In search of its fourth win in its last five games, Virginia (13-13, 5-10 ACC) also looks to tally its third consecutive road victory when the Cavaliers travel to No. 20 Louisville (22-6, 11-4 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 25). Tipoff from KFC Yum! Center is set for noon on The CW.


  • Virginia is in search of its fourth win in its last five games, including its third consecutive on the road.
  • Kymora Johnson is leading the Cavaliers in scoring (17.7) in ACC play and has six 20-point games in UVA’s previous nine contests.
  • With an ACC record of 11-4, Louisville is currently tied for third in the ACC standings and is currently 0.5 games behind second-place Syracuse (12-5).
  • One of the nation’s best shooting teams, the Cardinals lead all ACC programs in both field goal percentage (47.5) and 3-point field goal percentage (36.3) in league play.


  • Kylen Mills (play-by-play) and Kelley Deyo (analyst) will have the call on The CW.
  • 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 Virginia its fourth victory in its last five games.
  • Extend the Cavaliers’ road win streak to three games, a first in ACC play since the 2011-12 season.
  • Give UVA its third triumph over a ranked opponent this season, also a first since 2008-09 when the Cavaliers defeated four ranked teams.
  • Snap a 10-game losing skid in the series against Louisville dating back to 2016.
  • Snap Louisville’s 56-game win streak over unranked foes at KFC Yum! Center, a streak that has spanned since Cardinals’ first season in the ACC (2014-15).
  • Give Virginia an above-.500 overall record on the season.


  • Louisville leads the all-time series, which began in 1984-85, 11-2.
  • UVA 0-6 all-time against the Cardinals all-time in Louisville.
  • Virginia’s last win in the series was a 75-59 decision at John Paul Jones Arena on March 1, 2015.
  • The Cavaliers won the first-ever matchup, 74-60, at University Hall and the two teams did not rematch again until the 2014-15 season, when the Cardinals joined the ACC.


  • Virginia led 34-26 at halftime of last year’s lone meeting between the two teams, but the Cardinals came roaring back after holding UVA to just 19 second-half points as Louisville won 63-53 in Charlottesville on Feb. 9, 2023.
  • The loss was UVA’s sixth consecutive at the time.
  • Louisville’s Hailey Van Lith led all scorers with 17 points including a critical three-point play late in the fourth quarter.
  • UVA had only eight available players. Camryn Taylor (14 pts) and London Clarkson (8 pts) both fouled out in the final five minutes of play.


  • Virginia scored the final 14 points of the game and four Cavaliers finished in double figures in its 77-60 victory over Miami at John Paul Jones Arena this past Thursday (Feb. 22).
  • The win marked UVA’s third in its previous four games.
  • Kymora Johnson (21 pts, 8-17 FG, 4 ast) and Camryn Taylor (18 pts, 8-12 FG, 11 reb) led the effort for the Cavaliers.
  • Johnson has now scored at least 20 points in six of UVA’s last nine games. Taylor’s double-double was the 12th of her career and fourth of the season.
  • Miami had 38 points in the paint after shooting just 13 percent from 3-point range. Shayeann Day-Wilson (11 pts), who entered Thursday’s game as one of two players in ACC play to shoot above 40 percent from beyond the arc, finished just 1 for 6 from distance.


  • First-year guard Kymora Johnson is one of the nation’s top freshmen.
  • Among the likes of Caitlin Clark, Georgia Amoore, and Hannah Hidalgo, Johnson is one of six Power-5 guards averaging at least 15.0 points and 5.0 assists per game.
  • Johnson is currently leading the Cavaliers in scoring in conference play with an average of 17.7 points per game, which is currently tied for seventh among all ACC players.
  • Johnson has led the Hoos in scoring in 10 games this season, including when she scored a career-high 35 points in the Hoos’ 81-87 road upset over then-No. 15 Florida State (Jan. 21).
  • In Virginia’s last nine games, Johnson is averaging 21.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 2.1 steals per game, while shooting 49.3 percent from the field.
  • Johnson recorded her first career double-double with 15 points and a season-high 10 assists against No. 19 Syracuse (Feb. 18).
  • Both Johnson (5.4 apg) and Notre Dame’s Hannah Hidalgo (5.4 apg) lead the nation’s freshmen in assists.


  • For games played through Feb. 23, Virginia is 13th in the nation in rebounds per game (42.85), 34th in defensive rebounds per game (28.5) and 31st in offensive rebounds per game (14.3).
  • The Hoos lead the ACC free throw percentage (78.0), good for 15th nationally.
  • The Cavaliers are 13-5 this season when either leading or tying their opponents in rebounding.
  • UVA has shot at least 80 percent from the charity stripe in 11 games this season.


  • The Cavaliers continue their two-game road stint on Thursday (Feb. 29) when UVA travels to Duke (17-9, 9-6 ACC).
  • Tipoff from Cameron Indoor Stadium is set for 7 p.m. on ACC Network Extra.