Postseason History



Virginia's Postseason History
Postseason Appearances

28 overall  (24 NCAA, 1 AIAW, 3 WNIT)
24 NCAA appearances (1984-2003, 2005, 2008-10)

NCAA Tournament Chronology

24 Appearances & Three Final Four Appearances
33-24 (.579) in NCAA Tournament Games

Year   Seed/Region   Qualified  Round      Seed/Opponent              Result      Location

1984   #5 East       At-Large   1st        #4 NC State                L, 73-86    Raleigh, N.C.
1985   #6 Mideast    At-Large   1st        #3 Tennessee               L, 55-65    Knoxville, Tenn.
1986   #1 East       At-Large   1st        #8 James Madison           L, 62-71    Charlottesville
1987   #3 Mideast    At-Large   2nd        #6 Memphis State           W, 76-75    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #2 Tennessee               L, 58-66    Knoxville, Tenn.
1988   #2 East       At-Large   2nd        #7 St. John's              W, 85-64    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #3 Rutgers                 W, 89-75    Norfolk, Va.
                                Reg. Final #1 Tennessee               L, 76-84    Norfolk, Va.
1989   #4 East       At-Large   2nd        #12 West Virginia          W, 81-68    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #1 Tennessee               L, 47-80    Bowling Green
1990   #2 East       ACC Champ  2nd        #7 Penn State              W, 85-64    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #3 Providence              W, 77-71    Norfolk, Va.
                                Reg. Final #1 Tennessee               W, 79-75    Norfolk, Va.
                                Final Four #1 (West) Stanford         L, 66-75    Knoxville, Tenn.
1991   #1 Midwest     At-Large  2nd        #8 Stephen F. Austin       W, 74-72    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #5 Oklahoma State          W, 76-61    Austin, Texas
                                Reg. Final #10 Lamar                  W, 85-70    Austin, Texas   
                                Final Four #3 (East) Conn.            W, 61-55    New Orleans, La.
                                Nat'lChamp.#1 (Mideast) Tennessee     L, 67-70ot  New Orleans, La.
1992   #1 East        ACC Champ 2nd        #8 George Washington       W, 97-58    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #4 West Virginia           W, 103-83   Charlottesville
                                Reg. Final #3 Vanderbilt              W, 70-58    Charlottesville
                                Final Four #1 (West) Stanford         L, 65-66    Los Angeles
1993   #2 East        ACC Champ  2nd       #7 Florida                 W, 69-55    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #6 Georgetown              W, 77-57    Richmond, Va.
                                Reg. Final #1 Ohio State              L, 73-75    Richmond, Va.
1994   #3 Mideast     At-Large  1st        #14 Loyola, Md.            W, 72-47    Charlottesville
                                2nd        #6 S.W. Missouri State     W, 67-63    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #2 Southern California     L, 66-85    Fayetteville, AK
1995   #3 East        At-Large  1st        #14 Dartmouth              W, 71-68    Charlottesville
                                2nd        #6 Florida                 W, 72-67    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #2 Louisiana Tech          W, 63-62    Storrs, Conn.
                                Reg. Final #1 Connecticut             L, 63-67    Storrs, Conn.
1996   #3 East        At-Large  1st        #14 Manhattan              W, 100-55   Charlottesville
                                2nd        #6 George Washington       W, 62-43    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #2 Old Dominion            W, 72-60    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Final #1 Tennessee               L, 46-52    Charlottesville
1997   #4 West        At-Large  1st        #13 Troy State             W, 96-74    Charlottesville
                                2nd        #5 Utah                    W, 65-46    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #1 Stanford                L, 69-91    Missoula, Mont.
1998   #6 West        At-Large  1st        #11 Southern Methodist     W, 77-68    Tucson, Ariz.
                                2nd        #3 Arizona                 L, 77-94    Tucson, Ariz.
1999   #9 West        At-Large  1st        #8 Penn State              L, 69-82    Ruston, La.
2000   #4 Mideast     At-Large  1st        #13 Pepperdine             W, 74-62    Charlottesville
                                2nd        #5 Boston College          W, 74-70    Charlottesville
                                Reg. Semi  #1 Tennessee               L, 56-77    Memphis, Tenn.
2001   #9 Midwest     At-Large  1st        #8 Michigan                L, 71-81ot  Notre Dame, Ind.
2002   #8 Mideast     At-Large  1st        #9 Iowa                    L, 62-69    Storrs, Conn.
2003   #8 Mideast     At-Large  1st        #9 Illinois                W, 72-56    Knoxville, Tenn.
                                2nd        #1 Tennessee               L, 51-81    Knoxville, Tenn.
2005   #6 Minneapolis At-Large  1st        #11 Old Dominion           W, 79-57    Minneapolis, MN
                                2nd        #3 Minnesota               L, 58-73    Minneapolis, MN
2008   #4 Greensboro  At-Large  1st        #13 UC Santa Barbara       W, 86-52    Norfolk, Va.
                                2nd        #5 Old Dominion            L, 85-88ot  Norfolk, Va.
2009   #5 Trenton     At-Large  1st        #12 Marist                 W, 68-61    Los Angeles
                                2nd        #4 California              L, 73-99    Los Angeles
2010   #5 Dayton      At-Large  1st        #12 Wisconsin-Green Bay    L, 69-67    Ames, Iowa

NCAA Seeding Through The Years

Year Seed Region

1984  #5  East
1985  #6  Mideast
1986  #1  East
1987  #3  Mideast
1988  #2  East
1989  #4  East
1990  #2  East
1991  #1  Midwest
1992  #1  East
1993  #2  East
1994  #3  Mideast
1995  #3  East
1996  #3  East
1997  #4  West
1998  #6  West
1999  #9  West
2000  #4  Mideast
2001  #9  Midwest
2002  #8  Mideast
2003  #8  Mideast
2005  #6  Minneapolis, Minn.
2008  #4  Greensboro, N.C.
2009  #5  Trenton, N.J.
2010  #5  Dayton, Ohio

Virginia's NCAA Games at University Hall
Number of Times Hosted:
First Round (6)

  1986, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000
*received a first round bye in  1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

Second Round (12)
  1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992,
  1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000

Regionals (2)   
  1992, 1996

Virginia at JPJA                                              John Paul Jones Arena was a host site for the first and second rounds of the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The Cavaiers did not receive berth to that tournament 

Virginia's WNIT Record

1980:
First Round
W    67-62   vs.   Wayland Baptist        Amarillo, Texas

Second Round
L    61-68   vs.   North Carolina         Amarillo, Texas

Semifinal
L    53-67   vs.   Drake                  Amarillo, Texas

2006:
First Round
W    48-42   vs.    St. Joseph's          Charlottesville, Va.

Second Round
W    83-72   vs.    Miami                 Charlottesville, Va.

Quarterfinal
L    68-58   at     Pittsburgh            Pittsburgh, Pa.

2007:
First Round Bye

Second Round
W    74-72   vs.    Charlotte             Charlottesville, Va.

Third Round
W    73-71   vs.    South Florida         Charlottesville, Va.

Quarterfinal 
L    78-84   at     Wisconsin             Madison, Wis.
Total:  9 games  5-4 record

2011:
First Round
W    69-56   vs.    Morgan State          Charlottesville, Va.

Second Round
W    71-49   at     Loyola                Baltimore, Md.

Third Round
W    53-48   vs.    Boston College       
Charlottesville, Va.


Quarterfinal

L    74-79   vs.     Charlotte            Charlottesville, Va.
Total:  13 games  8-5 record

NCAA Tournament

Virginia's Record by Round:

First Round           9-7
Second Round         12-5
Regional Semifinal    7-5
Regional Final        3-4
Final Four/Semifinal  1-2
Final Four/Final         0-1
Total: 57 games        (.579)  33-24

National Championship    0-1
1991

National Semifinal       1-2
1990, 1991, 1992

Final Eight              3-4
1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996

Final Sixteen            7-5
1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 
1995, 1996, 1997, 2000

Second Round            12-5
1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009

First Round              9-7
1984, 1985, 1986, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010

Virginia's Record by Region
East      (12 times)   20-13
Mideast   (6 times)      6-6
Midwest   (twice)        4-2
West      (3 times)      3-3

Virginia's Seed
#1        (3 times)  1986, 1991, 1992
#2        (3 times)  1988, 1990, 1993
#3        (4 times)  1987, 1994, 1995, 1996
#4        (4 times)  1989, 1997, 2000, 2008
#5        (3 times)  1984, 2009, 2010
#6        (3 times)  1985, 1998, 2005
#7        (never)
#8        (twice)    2002, 2003
#9        (twice)    1999, 2001
#10-#16   (never)


UVA Records vs. NCAA Opponents


ARIZONA               (0-1)
1998  77-94     L  A

BOSTON COLLEGE        (1-0)
2000  74-70     W  H

CALIFORNIA            (0-1)
2009  73-99     L  N

CONNECTICUT           (1-1)
1991  61-55     W  N
1995  63-67     L  A
 
DARTMOUTH             (1-0)
1995  71-68     W  H

FLORIDA               (2-0)
1993  69-55     W  H
1995  72-67     W  H

GEORGETOWN 
           (1-0)
1993  77-57     W  N

GEORGE WASHINGTON     (2-0)
1992  97-58     W  H
1996  62-43     W  H

GREEN BAY 
           (0-1)
2010  67-69     L  N

ILLINOIS              (1-0)
2003  72-56     W  N

IOWA                  (0-1)
2002  62-69     L  N

JAMES MADISON
         (0-1)
1986  62-71     L  H

LAMAR                 (1-0)
1991  85-70     W  N

LOUISIANA TECH
        (1-0)
1995  63-62     W  N

LOYOLA, MD
            (1-0)
1994  72-47     W  H

MANHATTAN
             (1-0)
1996  100-55    W  H

MARIST                (1-0)
2009  68-61     W  N

MEMPHIS STATE         (1-0)
1987  76-75     W  H

MICHIGAN
              (0-1)
2001  71-81 ot  L  N

MINNESOTA             (0-1)
2005  58-73     L  A

NC STATE 
             (0-1)
1984  73-86     L  A


OHIO STATE            (0-1)
1993  73-75     L  N

OKLAHOMA ST.          (1-0)
1991  76-61     W  N

OLD DOMINION
          (2-0)
1996  72-60     W  H
2005  79-57     W  N
2008  85-88 ot  L  A

PENN STATE            (1-1)
1990  85-64     W  H
1999  69-82     L  N

PEPPERDINE
            (1-0)
2000  74-62     W  H

PROVIDENCE            (1-0)
1990  77-71     W  N

RUTGERS               (1-0)
1988  89-75     W  N

ST. JOHN'S            (1-0)
1988  85-64     W  H

S.W. MISSOURI         (1-0)
1994  67-63     W  H

SO. CALIFORNIA        (0-1)
1994  66-85     L  N

SO. METHODIST 
        (1-0)
1998  77-68     W  N

S.F. AUSTIN
           (1-0)
1991  74-72     W  H

STANFORD
              (0-3)
1990  66-75     L  N
1992  65-66     L  N
1997  69-81     L  N

TENNESSEE
             (1-8)
1985  55-65     L  A
1987  58-66     L  A  1988  76-84  L  N
1989  47-80     L  N
1990  79-75 ot  W  N
1991  67-70 ot  L  N
1996  46-52     L  H
2000  56-77     L  N
2003  51-81     L  A

TROY STATE           (1-0)
1997  96-74     W  H

UC SANTA BARBARA
      (1-0)
2008  86-52     W  N

UTAH
                  (1-0)
1997  65-46     W  H

VANDERBILT
            (1-0)
1992  70-58     W  H