|Clemson Tigers (11-11, 3-5 ACC) at Virginia Cavaliers (11-10, 4-4 ACC)||Date and Time||Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, 2 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | John Paul Jones Arena|
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|Additional Information||Ticket Information | Game Notes(.pdf) | 2013-14 Season Stats | ExperienceUVaWomensBasketball | 2013-14 Record Book (.pdf)||Social Media||@UVaWBBHoops Twitter | Facebook | VirginiaWBB Instagram|
Jan. 31, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia women's basketball team (11-10, 4-4 ACC) returns home to host Clemson (11-11, 3-5 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.
The game will be carried on the radio on WINA- 1070 AM with Channing Poole, Larry Johnson and Myron Ripley calling the action.
Clemson comes into the game having won its last two games - a 60-52 home victory over Miami last Sunday (Jan. 26) followed by an 80-79 overtime victory on Thursday (Jan. 30) at Georgia Tech. Guard Nikki Dixon scored 23 points, including making nine free throws, in the victory over the Yellow Jackets, also adding six rebounds, three assists and four steals.
Virginia has won three of its last four games, including victories over No. 17 Florida State and No. 6 Maryland as well as Thursday's (Jan. 30) 64-59 win at Wake Forest. Senior guard Kelsey Wolfe (Germantown, Md.) scored a team-high 18 points, with 12 of those coming in the first half, in the victory over the Demon Deacons.
Wolfe, who now leads the ACC in free throw percentage in making 90.6 percent of her attempts this season, was one of three Cavaliers who combined to go 6-of-6 from the stripe in the final 23 seconds of the game to seal the victory. Wolfe finished the game 6-of-6 from the free throw line. She has not missed a free throw since Jan. 12 against Pitt when she went 10-of-11 and has made 31 of her last 32 attempts, including converting her last 21 straight free throw attempts.
Wolfe is lighting it up from the field as well, making at least six field goals in each of the last three games, averaging 20.0 points per contest over that span.
Senior guard Lexie Gerson (Germantown, Pa.) accounted for five of Virginia's 11 steals at Wake, her fourth five-steal game of the season. Gerson is now ranked second in the ACC, averaging 2.7 steals per game. The Cavaliers are fourth in the ACC, averaging 10.3 steals per game.
Gerson also drew a pair of charge calls, helping to contribute to Wake's 20 forced turnovers. Virginia has forced 20 or more turnovers in three of its last four games, including forcing a season-high 27 against Florida State.
Virginia holds a 38-30 record all-time against Clemson, has won nine of the last 11 meetings and hasn't lost in Charlottesville to the Tigers since 2004. Last season, the Cavaliers led by eight points heading into the final three minutes of the game at Clemson, but the Tigers pulled off a 64-62 comeback victory.
Sunday's game will include the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebration. The University of Virginia Athletics Department and the University of Virginia Women's Center are co-sponsoring the event that brings national attention to the achievements of female athletes and to issues facing girls and women in sport.
The theme of this year's event is Celebrating Lifelong Leadership in Women's Athletics with two-time Virginia women's volleyball MVP Amy (Mitchell) Griffin will be honored on the court in a halftime. Griffin, a 1998 UVa graduate, was a team captain of the Cavalier volleyball team whose leadership and commitment to Virginia Athletics has extended well past her playing days. Over the last decade, Griffin has been one of the University's most generous student-athlete alumni, with major gifts to the volleyball program and also for the reno¬vation of the track and field facility.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day will also feature a pregame sports festival held in the men's basketball practice court at John Paul Jones Arena. The festival will include seven sports stations for youth to visit, including basketball, field hockey, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and volleyball. The festival will take place from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Youth completing all seven stations will receive a complimentary t-shirt. Admission to the festival is free with a game ticket.
There will also be activities for youth set-up in the main lobby of the arena starting at 12:30 p.m., including a sign-making station, face painting, a balloon artist, and inflatable games.
Fans may purchase home game tickets through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office online at VirginiaSports.com, by phone and in person. The Virginia Athletics Ticket Office is located in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium and open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).
Single-game ticket prices for all games are $10 for Reserved seating, $8 for adult General Admission and $6 for youth (18 & under), senior (60 & over) and UVa faculty/staff General Admission. Family Packages are available for $11 each and include a reserved ticket and a concessions voucher valued at $8. A minimum of four tickets must be purchased to receive package pricing.
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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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