Making the Most of Your Virginia Basketball Experience
The Virginia men's and women's basketball teams host a combined 32 games at John Paul Jones Arena this season! Below you will find helpful information to prepare you for each game. Click here for John Paul Jones Arena facility information.
Virginia Men's Basketball Schedule Virginia Women's Basketball Schedule
Doors open one and a half (1.5) hours prior to tipoff for all men's basketball home games and one (1) hour prior to all women's basketball home games. Please visit the Guest Services desk inside the main lobby of JPJ with any questions that might arise on game day.
Parking and Traffic Information
Men's Basketball Parking
Reserved lots at JPJ, McCue and University Hall open one and a half (1.5) hours before tipoff and must be vacated one (1) hour after the conclusion of the game.
Don't have a reserved parking pass? There are several options to choose from, including:
Important Maps and Traffic Flow Information
Women's Basketball Parking
The JPJ West parking lot and garage are reserved for women's basketball season ticket holders. Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the McCue, University Hall and Cage lots.
The best way to stay connected to Virginia Basketball on game day is through the various official social media outlets.
- Virginia Men's Basketball: @UVAMensHoops | Facebook.com/UVAMensHoops | Instagram.com/UVAMensHoops
- Virginia Women's Basketball: @UVaWBBHoops | Facebook.com/UVaWomensBasketball | Instagram.com/VirginiaWBB
- Jeff White: @JeffWhiteUVa
- Wahoo Central: @WahooCentral
- Snapchat: gohoos
Wahoo Central is the official social media hub of Virginia athletics. Make sure to use #GoHoos or #Wahoowa in your Tweets and Instagrams for a chance to see them on `Hoo Vision during the game! The best game day posts will also appear on the social media hub at VirginiaSports.com.
There is a variety of food and beverages to choose from at John Paul Jones Arena from partners like Domino's Pizza, Ben & Jerry's, Two Guys Tacos, Pepsi and more. Be sure to try the Virginia Burger or a customized hot dog at the 'Hoos on a Roll station, both outside section 305. A variety of wraps and salads are available at the Good to Go stands outside sections 103, 113, 304 and 311.
For a complete list of concessions offerings, click here.
Cavalier Team Shop Merchandise Locations at John Paul Jones Arena
Cavalier Team Shop merchandise stands at John Paul Jones Arena can be found in the concourse outside sections 103, 113, 306, and 310. Each location features official Nike gear including jerseys, sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats and more.
You won't want to miss some of the nation's best halftime act performances coming to JPJ during the 2016-17 season. You're sure to be entertained!
2016-17 Schedule (Entertainment subject to change. More will be added soon!)
|Friday, Nov. 11||Women's Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee|
|Sunday, Nov. 13||Women's Basketball vs. Coppin State||Charlottesville Salsa Club|
|Tuesday, Nov. 15||Men's Basketball vs. Saint Francis Brooklyn|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||Men's Basketball vs. Yale||K9 Crew|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||Women's Basketball vs. Rutgers||K9 Crew|
|Tuesday, Nov. 22||Men's Basketball vs. Grambling State||Charlottesville Cardinals|
|Wednesday, Nov. 30||Men's Basketball vs. Ohio State|
|Saturday, Dec. 3||Men's Basketball vs. West Virginia||Red Panda|
|Tuesday, Dec. 6||Men's Basketball vs. East Carolina||Youth Basketball Scrimmage|
|Friday, Dec. 16||Women's Basketball vs. UIC||Charlottesville Cardinals|
|Saturday, Dec. 17||Men's Basketball vs. Robert Morris||Youth Basketball Scrimmage|
|Wednesday, Dec. 21||Women's Basketball vs. Maryland Eastern Shore||Charlottesville Ballet|
|Wednesday, Dec. 28||Women's Basketball vs. UMBC||Charlottesville Fire Scrimmage|
|Thursday, Dec. 29||Women's Basketball vs. Dayton|
|Saturday, Dec. 31||Men's Basketball vs. Florida State||New Year's Eve Promotions|
|Thursday, Jan. 5||Women's Basketball vs. Louisville||Matt Johnson|
|Tuesday, Jan. 19||Men's Basketball vs. Clemson|
|Sunday, Jan. 8||Men's Basketball vs. Wake Forest||Sandou Russian Bar|
|Sunday, Jan. 15||Women's Basketball vs. Boston College||Cale Elementary Hip Hop/Bucket Drummers|
|Saturday, Jan. 21||Men's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech||Virginia529 Diaper Derby (pre-game)|
|Thursday, Jan. 26||Women's Basketball vs. Virginia Tech||Jazzercise|
|Wednesday, Feb. 1||Men's Basketball vs. Virginia Tech||IM-Rec 3-Point Championship (men)|
|Thursday, Feb. 2||Women's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech||IM-Rec 3-Point Championship (women)|
|Sunday, Feb. 5||Women's Basketball vs. Duke||National Girls & Women in Sport Celebration / Magic of JP Wilson|
|Monday, Feb. 6||Men's Basketball vs. Louisville||Magic of JP Wilson|
|Sunday, Feb. 12||Women's Basketball vs. Wake Forest||NOVA United Senior Women's Basketball Scrimmage|
|Wednesday, Feb. 15||Men's Basketball vs. Duke||Dan Dunn Paint Jam|
|Thursday, Feb. 16||Women's Basketball vs. Florida State|
|Monday, Feb. 20||Men's Basketball vs. Miami|
|Sunday, Feb. 26||Women's Basketball vs. NC State||Play4Kay Celebration|
|Monday, Feb. 27||Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina|
|Saturday, March 4||Men's Basketball vs. Pitt|
Your favorite in-game contests are back, in addition to a variety of new promotions from on the court and in the stands with our hosts Kelsey Summer and Cara Salpini.
Virginia home men's basketball home games are sold out for the 2016-17 season through season tickets. A limited number of single-game tickets may be available for each home game. For more information, click here.
StubHub is the official secondary ticketing partner of Virginia Athletics.
Women's Basketball Family Packages are $11 per ticket and include a $8 concessions voucher (minimum of four packages purchased). Family Packages are on sale for the following women's basketball games:
- Coppin State - Sunday, Nov. 13
- Rutgers - Sunday, Nov. 20
- Boston College - Sunday, Jan. 15
- Duke - Sunday, Feb. 5
- Wake Forest - Sunday, Feb. 12
- NC State - Sunday, Feb. 26
Thank you for your support of Virginia Men's and Women's Basketball!
Harris' Returns Bolsters SecondaryFootball4/28/17After missing most of last season with a shoulder injury, cornerback Tim Harris figures to be a key member of Virginia's secondary this fall.Williams' UVA Journey Nearing Its EndMen's Lacrosse4/26/17One game remains in the college career of attackman Zed Williams, who'll graduate from UVA next month with a bachelor's degree in drama.Afamefuna Thriving in New RoleMen's Soccer4/24/17After making the ACC's All-Freshman team as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to contribute more at the attacking end this year.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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