March 24, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. - No. 1 seed Virginia (30-6) will play No. 4 seed Michigan State (28-8) in the semifinals of the East Region on Friday, March 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tipoff is set for approximately 9:57 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on TBS.
The winner of the game will meet either No. 3 seed Iowa State (28-7) or No. 7 seed Connecticut (28-8) in the East Regional final on Sunday, March 30.
Virginia is making its first NCAA Tournament regional semifinal appearance since 1995 when the Cavaliers defeated No. 1 seed Kansas (67-58) before losing to No. 2 seed Arkansas (68-61) in the Midwest Regional final.
This is Virginia's second NCAA Tournament appearance under ACC Coach of the Year Tony Bennett. The Cavaliers have compiled an all-time record of 24-17 in 18 NCAA tournaments. UVa advanced to the NCAA Final Four in 1981 and 1984. It's the fourth time Virginia has been a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Due to anticipated high demand and limited ticket availability ticket requests for the NCAA tournament regional games played at Madison Square Garden will be open first to Virginia Athletics Foundation donors in the Orange & Blue Club level ($2,500) and above.
VAF Donors at the Orange & Blue Club level and above may request NCAA Tournament regional round game tickets online at VirginiaSports.com using their registered online account. Tickets may also be requested by calling 1-800-542-8821 on Monday, March 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The deadline to request tickets is Monday, March 24 at 2 p.m. Requests will be filled according to Virginia Athletics Foundation priority points order. All donors requesting tickets will be notified by email Monday night with the status of their request. Those who will receive tickets will be instructed how to pick up tickets.
Tickets outside of Virginia's seating block at Madison Square Garden are sold out.
UVa students may request tickets for NCAA Tournament regional round games online at UVaShots.com. The online request period is underway and will run through 9 a.m. on Monday, March 24. Students awarded a ticket will be notified by email and will need to enter the SHOTS system to pay for their ticket by 2 p.m. on Monday, March 24. Payment will be for one ticket for both the regional semifinal and regional championship games. The cost of each ticket booklet is $295. Student orders will be limited to one ticket per student.
Culture Change Under Way for UVA FootballFootball7/21/16Head coach Bronco Mendenhall, center Jackson Matteo and linebacker Micah Kiser represented Virginia at the ACC Football Kickoff on Thursday.Turner Embraces New Challenge at UVAMen's Lacrosse7/18/16Former UVA men's lacrosse standout Kip Turner is back at his alma mater as an assistant on new head coach Lars Tiffany's staff.Hunter Finds Comfort Zone at UVAMen's Basketball7/15/16The Virginia men's basketball team's freshman class includes De'Andre Hunter, a 6-7 forward from Philadelphia.
Director of News Content
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.
Jeff White: Hunter Finds Comfort Zone at UVA
M. Basketball | 7/15/2016
Virginia's freshmen include De'Andre Hunter, a 6-7 forward who was Pennsylvania's Class AA player...
Jeff White: Summer Buildup Begins in Earnest
M. Basketball | 6/28/2016
The Cavaliers, who will travel to Spain in August, held their first practice of the summer...
Brogdon Selected by Milwaukee in 2016 NBA Draft
M. Basketball | 6/23/2016
Former Virginia two-time All-American Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was selected by the...
Brogdon Named to USA Men’s Select Team
M. Basketball | 6/7/2016
Former Virginia two-time All-American Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) is one of 25 players chosen ...
Virginia to Host Ohio State in 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge
M. Basketball | 5/24/2016
Virginia will host Ohio State in the 18th ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 30. This year'...
Jeff White: Checking In With Justin Anderson
M. Basketball | 5/18/2016
Former UVA star Justin Anderson, who recently completed his rookie season with the NBA's Mavs,...
Malcolm Brogdon and Leah Smith UVA's Top Athletes
M. Basketball | 05/04/2016
Malcolm Brogdon (men's basketball) and Leah Smith (women's swimming) were honored as Virginia's...
Bennett, Brogdon and Gill Honored by VaSID
M. Basketball | 04/22/2016
Virginia's Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) and Anthony Gill (High Point, N.C.) were ...
- Online Stores