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ACC Releases Virginia's 2016-17 Women's Basketball Schedule

Virginia opens the season on Nov. 11, hosting Middle Tennessee State

Sept. 15, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2016-17 women's basketball schedules for its member institutions on Thursday (Sept. 15). Virginia will play 29 regular-season games, including 15 contests at John Paul Jones Arena.

Virginia will face each of its 14 conference opponents during the 16-game league schedule. The Cavaliers will play six opponents solely at home, six only on the road and two opponents, Virginia Tech and Louisville, in home-and-away series.

Louisville, Boston College, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Duke, Wake Forest, Florida State and NC State will play at John Paul Jones Arena.

Virginia will travel to Syracuse, North Carolina, Clemson, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Miami, Louisville and Virginia Tech.

Additionally, Virginia will play seven non-conference home games, including two in the annual Cavalier Classic Tournament, Dec. 28-29 at John Paul Jones Arena. This season, the tournament features Dayton, UMBC and Liberty.

The Cavaliers will open the season with a pair of home games, taking on Middle Tennessee State on Friday, Nov. 11 and Coppin State on Sunday, Nov. 13.

UVA's road schedule features the South Point Shootout tournament in Las Vegas that will include games against St. John's and Nebraska. The Cavaliers will play at Northwestern in this year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge game.

The schedule features six regular-season games that will be televised, including an ESPNU game on Sunday, Jan. 29 game at Notre Dame. Virginia's home games against Georgia Tech, Duke and Florida State as well as road contests at Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech are all set to air the ACC Regional Sports Networks. At least nine additional contests will be available on ACC Network Extra.

Dates and location for the 2017 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament will be announced at a later date.

Team Highlights
Virginia returns seven letterwinners from last year's team, including senior Breyana Mason (Woodbridge, Va.) and junior Lauren Moses (Mount Holly, N.J.) who led UVA in rebounding. The Cavaliers are also joined by four freshmen: Felicia Aiyeotan (Lagos, Nigeria), Lisa Jablonowski (Ernster, Luxembourg), 2016 Gatorade New York State Girl's Player of the Year and Miss New York Basketball Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) and 2016 Gatorade New Jersey Girl's Basketball Player of the Year Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.).


 

 

Season Ticket Information
All lower level seats in John Paul Jones Arena are reserved for women's basketball games with the exception of the bleacher seats (sections 116-119) and section 108. Reserved season tickets are $100, while reserved season tickets for youth, seniors, and UVa faculty and staff are $75.

General admission season tickets are $85, $65 for youth, seniors, and UVa faculty and staff. General admission seating is available in sections 108, 116-119, and in any upper level section.

All courtside season tickets are $150 for the women's basketball season.

Women's basketball season ticket holders receive numerous benefits for the 2016-17 season, including savings of up to 53 percent off single-game ticket prices. In addition, all season ticket holders receive a reserved parking permit for parking in the John Paul Jones Arena lot and are eligible to win prizes through an attendance rewards program. Season ticket holders will also have an opportunity to attend an open practice (date to be determined).

Health System Hoos Ticket Information
A Health System Hoos season ticket is available to be purchased by UVA Health System staff. Seating for Health System Hoos members will be in reserved seats in the lower level of John Paul Jones Arena. UVA Health System employees interested in purchasing a season ticket as part of this program should contact the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office.

How to Purchase Tickets
For more information or to purchase season tickets, fans should contact the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821). Fans can also purchase tickets online at VirginiaSports.com or in-person at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium.

2016-17 Virginia Women's Basketball Schedule

Date Opponent Time TV
Friday, Nov. 11 MIDDLE TENNESSEE ST. 7 p.m.  
Sunday, Nov. 13 COPPIN STATE 2 p.m.  
Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Richmond TBA  
Sunday, Nov. 20 RUTGERS TBA  
Friday, Nov. 25 vs. Nebraska ^ TBA  
Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. St. John's ^ TBA  
Thursday, Dec. 1 at Northwestern # TBA  
Sunday, Dec. 4 at Bowling Green TBA  
Friday, Dec. 16 ILLINOIS-CHICAGO 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Monday, Dec. 19 at Georgia TBA  
Wednesday, Dec. 21 MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Wednesday, Dec. 28 Liberty vs. Dayton % 4:30 p.m.  
UMBC% 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Thursday, Dec. 29 Liberty vs. UMBC % 4:30 p.m.  
DAYTON 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Monday, Jan. 2 at Syracuse* 7 p.m.  
Thursday, Jan. 5 LOUISVILLE* 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Sunday, Jan. 8 at North Carolina* TBA  
Sunday, Jan. 15 BOSTON COLLEGE* 2 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Thursday, Jan. 19 at Clemson* 7 p.m.  
Sunday, Jan. 22 at Pittsburgh 12:30 p.m. RSN
Thursday, Jan. 26 VIRGINIA TECH* 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Sunday, Jan. 29 at Notre Dame* 12 p.m. ESPNU
Thursday, Feb. 2 GEORGIA TECH* 7 p.m. RSN
Sunday, Feb. 5 DUKE* 1 p.m. RSN
Thursday, Feb. 9 at Miami* 7 p.m.  
Sunday, Feb. 12 WAKE FOREST* 2 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Thursday, Feb. 16 FLORIDA STATE* 7 p.m. RSN
Sunday, Feb. 19 at Virginia Tech* 3 p.m. RSN
Thursday, Feb. 23 at Louisville* 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra
Sunday, Feb. 26 NC STATE* 2 p.m. ACC Network Extra

All times Eastern

^ - South Point Shootout (Las Vegas, Nevada)

# - ACC/Big Ten Challenge

& - Cavalier Classic Tournament

* - ACC Game

The ACC's Regional Sports Network (RSN) consists of FOX Sports South; ­­FOX Sports Carolinas; FOX Sports Florida; FOX Sports Sun; FOX Sports Midwest; FOX Sports Indiana; YES Network; NESN; Root Sports Pittsburgh; CSN Mid-Atlantic

ACC Network Extra
The ACC's Regional Sports Network (RSN) consists of FOX Sports South; FOX Sports Carolinas; FOX Sports Florida; FOX Sports Sun; FOX Sports Midwest; FOX Sports Indiana; YES Network; NESN; Root Sports Pittsburgh; CSN Mid-Atlantic

What is ACC Network Extra?
ACC Network Extra is an Atlantic Coast Conference dedicated live-events digital network available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 available on WatchESPN and the ESPN app. More than 600 sporting events will be available to stream through the channel.
 
How do I get access to ACC Network Extra?
ESPN3 subscribers can "authenticate" at WatchESPN.com. If you are already an authenticated user, you will automatically have access to ACC Network Extra when it launches in August.
 
Do I need a subscription to access ACC Network Extra?
Yes. You must be an ESPN3 subscriber to have access to ACC Network Extra content.
 
Where can I watch ACC Network Extra?
ACC Network Extra is a dedicated digital channel within WatchESPN and the ESPN app. In addition to the ESPN app, WatchESPN content is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices. It is available on Amazon Fire TV and the Fire TV Stick, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
 
What will be available on ACC Network Extra?
600 exclusive live sporting events annually.



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