Sept. 8, 1997
Women's Basketball Schedule Finalized
The 1997-98 University of Virginia women's basketball team will play seven teams that competed in last year's NCAA Tournament as well as four in-state opponents during the upcoming year. Besides two games each with ACC opponents Duke, N.C. State, North Carolina, Maryland and Clemson, the other 1997 NCAA Tournament participants include St. Francis (Pa.), and NCAA runner-up Old Dominion. Besides ODU, other in-state opponents include WIlliam & Mary, Virginia Tech and VCU.
The Cavaliers open the 1997-98 season at home vs. William and Mary on Nov. 16. Other non-conference opponents include Kent (Nov. 21), West Virginia (Nov. 23), Mt. St. Mary's (Dec. 8), California (Dec. 28) and Santa Clara (Dec. 30). The game with Old Dominion will be played on Jan. 27 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va.
The ACC slate begins with an early season contest at Georgia Tech (Dec. 6) with the first ACC home game scheduled on Jan. 2 versus Florida State.
The Cavaliers finished the season with a 23-8 mark overall and a 12-4 record in the ACC. Virginia returns three starters from a team that reached the NCAA West Region semifinals. Virginia was ranked 12 in the AP and 14th in the USA Today final polls.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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