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Francisco Caffaro

254 lbs.
Redshirt Senior
Santa Fe, Argentina
NBA Global Academy
High School
Francisco Caffaro - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Played 20 games with three starts
• Averaged 2.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game
• Shot 75 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from the free throw line
• Finished career with 239 points, 242 rebounds, 18 blocks and 14 assists
• Missed Monmouth game due to participation with Argentina National Team at World Cup qualifier in the Dominican Republic on Nov. 10
• Tallied 10 points and four rebounds vs. NCCU (11/7/22)
• Scored nine points along with six rebounds for Argentina in a World Cup qualifier vs. the Dominican Republic on Nov. 10
• Collected six points, one rebound and one steal vs. Louisville (3/4/23)
• Scored four points along with two rebounds in start vs. North Carolina (3/9/23)
• Tallied four points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Clemson (3/10/23)
• Recorded four points and two rebounds at Miami (12/20/22)
• Scored two points and added three rebounds vs. Clemson (2/28/23)
• Lettered

• Played 35 games with 16 starts
• Averaged 4.3 points and 4.6 rebounds
• Shot 52.4 percent from the field and 60.3 percent from the free throw line
• Totaled six rebounds vs. Radford (11/12/21)
• Netted three points along with four rebounds at Houston (11/16/21)
• Matched career high with seven rebounds vs. Providence (11/23/21)
• Registered eight points, five rebounds and one block vs. Lehigh (11/26/21)
• Blocked career-high two shots vs. FDU (12/18/21)
• Scored eight points at Clemson (1/4/22)
• Registered career highs in points (16), free throws (6), free throw attempts (10) and minutes (31) vs. Virginia Tech (1/12/22)
• Moved into the starting lineup vs. Wake Forest (1/15/22)
• Scored nine points along with seven rebounds vs. Louisville (1/24/22)
• Recorded first career double-double with 11 points and career-high 12 rebounds at Notre Dame (1/29/22)
• Tallied eight points and six rebounds at Duke (2/7/22)
• Registered six points and eight rebounds vs. Georgia Tech (2/12/22)
• Recorded seven points and game-high 11 rebounds vs. Florida State (2/26/22)
• Grabbed eight rebounds vs. Louisville (3/9/22)
• Scored eight points along with five rebounds vs. Mississippi State (3/16/22)
• Lettered

• Played 17 games
• Averaged 1.2 ppg and 1.2 rpg
• Shot 50 percent from the field and 80 percent free throws
• Played three minutes vs. Towson (11/25/20) and six minutes vs. Saint Francis (12/1/20)
• Scored two points with two rebounds vs. William & Mary (12/22/20)
• Had an assist vs. Gonzaga (12/26/20)
• Scored three points with one rebound and one assist vs. Notre Dame (1/13/21)
• Played in season-high 13 minutes at Clemson (1/16/21)
• Scored season-high four points with three rebounds vs. Georgia Tech (1/23/21)
• Grabbed two rebounds in three minutes vs. North Carolina (2/13/21)
• Had four points and three rebounds vs. Miami (3/1/21)
• Played nine minutes vs. Ohio in NCAA First Round (3/20/21)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

• Started two of 20 games
• Averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds
• Shot 52.9 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from the free throw line
• Missed first two games due to injury
• Scored a season-high 10 points with a season-best seven rebounds and one block in 21 minutes vs. then-No. 7 North Carolina (12/8/19)
• Scored six points in 10 minutes against NC State (1/20/20)
• Scored three points in collegiate debut vs. Columbia (11/16/19)
• Recorded first career start vs. Stony Brook (12/18/19)
• Tallied two rebounds at Purdue (12/4/19)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

• Redshirted the 2018-19 season

• Participated in the National Basketball Association’s Global Academy the last two seasons (2016-18) in Canberra, Australia
• Was one of the first graduates of the NBA’s Global Academy to sign with an NCAA school
• Represented Argentina on five separate occasions in FIBA tournaments at the national team level, starting at age 15
• Registered 22 points and six rebounds for Argentina vs. Team USA at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship
• Averaged 16.7 points and 8.8 rebounds in six games as Argentina captured the bronze medal at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship
• Represented Argentina at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup, averaging 7.4 points and 9.0 rebounds in seven games

• Born in San Jorge, Sante Fe, Argentina
• Son of Sandra Marchetti and Claudio Caffaro
• Has two brothers, Agustin and Esteban
• Brother, Agustin, plays professional basketball and was a member of the Argentina national team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup
• Enjoys hanging out with friends and watching television
• Chose Virginia because of the staff, Charlottesville, the University, and the plan of work that was presented to him
• Career objective is to play in the NBA
• Spanish major
• Recipient of the 2022-2023 Barry D. Koval Men’s Basketball Endowed Scholarship and Rivas Family Men’s Basketball Scholarship Endowment