Cavalier Upset History



Upset Results

UVa has beaten                     Place UVa was When
#1  Maryland, 75-74                    A      #2 2-11-92
#2  Louisiana Tech, 77-66              H      #8 12-20-86
#3  NC State, 80-73                    A      NR 1-17-00
#3  North Carolina, 83-74              H      #9 2-9-94
#4  North Carolina, 77-75              A     #15 1-12-94
#4  Tennessee, 79-75 ot               *N     #12 3-24-90
#5  Tennessee, 83-82                   A     #16 11-17-08
#5  North Carolina, 88-78              A     #12 2-5-95
#5  North Carolina, 80-64              H     #12 1-31-95
#6  Old Dominion, 77-70                H      NR 1-14-82
#6  Old Dominion, 72-60               *H     #11 3-23-96
#7  NC State, 60-51                    H     #21 2-20-00
#7  North Carolina, 105-100 3ot        A     #15 1-15-98
#7  Vanderbilt, 65-49                  H     #14 12-1-96
#8  North Carolina, 69-59              H      NR 3-2-03
#8  Maryland, 89-81                    H     #18 1-30-09
#8  Auburn, 84-71                      N     #18 11-29-85
#8  Louisiana Tech, 63-62             *N     #10 3-23-95
#8  Rutgers, 89-75                    *N     #10 3-24-88
#9  North Carolina, 87-68              H      NR 1-6-00
#9  Duke, 61-49                        H     #25 1-30-00
#9  UNLV, 74-73                        H     #15 12-2-89
#9  NC State, 67-64 ot                &N     #13 3-5-90
#10 Clemson, 67-66                     A     #22 1-2-99
#11 Maryland, 60-57                    A      NR 2-13-11
#11 Florida State, 68-63               A     #19 2-24-09
#11 Maryland, 71-57                    H     #17 1-28-81
#11 NC State, 64-62                    A     #13 1-11-97
#12 North Carolina, 73-67              H     #14 2-9-93
#14 Clemson, 77-76                     A     #19 1-21-84
#15 Penn State, 88-69                  H      NR 12-3-83
#15 Ohio State, 68-65                  H     #17 1-8-94
#15 Clemson, 75-55                     H     #19 1-31-99
#16 NC State, 77-64                    H      NR 1-2-01
#16 NC State, 75-64                    H     #20 1-12-84
#16 Maryland, 77-61                    H     #17 1-31-84
#17 Boston College, 74-70             *H     #19 3-19-00
#18 Virginia Tech, 78-59               A      NR 1-16-06
#18 Clemson, 83-75                     H      NR 1-5-84
#20 North Carolina, 82-78 2ot          H      21 2-15-10
#20 Maryland, 63-61                    H      NR 2-20-05
#21 TCU, 59-55                         N      NR 11-27-10
#21 Texas, 86-83                       N      NR 11-23-07
#21 Arizona, 70-65                     N      NR 11-28-03
#22 Old Dominion, 63-55                A      NR 11-22-02
#24 Florida State                      A      NR 1-31-05
#25 Boston College, 57-54             &N      NR 3-2-06
#25 Michigan, 78-64                    N      NR 12-28-02

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Against the Best
Virginia has faced the nation's No. 1 ranked team 14 times:
 UVa has played                      Place UVa was When
 #1 Old Dominion, L 56-95               N      NR 3-2-80
 #1 Old Dominion, L 58-80               A     #10 12-4-84
 #1 Tennessee, L 76-84                 *N     #10 3-26-88
 #1 Tennessee, L 47-80                 *N      NR 3-23-89
 #1 Maryland, W, 75-74                  A      #2 2-11-92
 #1 Tennessee, L, 73-84                 N     #12 12-9-94
 #1 Connecticut, L 63-67               *A     #10 3-25-95
 #1 Duke, L 59-60                       H      NR 1-9-03
 #1 Duke, L 52-63                       H      NR 1-18-04
 #1 Duke, L 65-87                       H      NR 1-14-05
 #1 North Carolina, L 60-72             H      NR 2-12-06
 #1 North Carolina, L 56-82            &N      NR 3-3-06
 #1 Duke, L 61-76                       H      NR 2-2-07
 #1 Duke, L 58-79                      &N      NR 3-2-07
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Conversely, the Cavaliers have been upset 16 times when ranked among the nation's Top 10:
UVa has lost to                     Place UVa was When
#4 Penn State, 71-73                    H      #1 1-3-91
#3 Maryland, 65-67                      H      #1 1-15-92
#4 Tennessee, 67-70 ot                **N      #2 3-31-91
#5 Rutgers, 58-81                       A      #4 1-13-87
#12 Maryland, 79-83                     A      #6 2-3-88
#22 Duke, 82-83 ot                     &N      #6 3-4-95
#10 Maryland, 70-76                    &N      #7 3-7-88
#18 Clemson, 45-57                      A      #7 1-28-96
#15 Connecticut, 63-74                  A      #8 12-11-93
#16 Kansas, 84-86                       N      #8 11-25-94
#22 Clemson, 67-75                     &N      #8 3-2-96
NR Duke, 74-84                          A      #9 1-16-90
#13 Ohio State, 84-91                   A      #9 1-2-93
#14 Duke, 69-72                         H      #9 2-10-96
#21 Clemson, 44-58                      H      #9 1-4-97
#17 NC State, 59-67                     H      #9 1-11-98

* = NCAA Tournament
& = ACC Tournament
**= National Championship game (New Orleans, La.)
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