Charlottesville, Va. – The Virginia Cavaliers (9-10, 0-5 ACC) are aiming to snap a five-game losing streak when they host the high-flying North Carolina Tar Heels (15-5, 4-1 ACC) at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday, January 28, 2024. Tip-off is at 12:00 PM ET.
NCAA DI Women’s Basketball
Matchups: Virginia vs North Carolina
Date: Sunday, January 28, 2024
Game time: 12:00 PM ET
Live stream: Watch here
Cavaliers Seek Revenge After Falling to Tar Heels:
Virginia will be looking for revenge after their 81-68 defeat to North Carolina last Sunday. Camryn Taylor’s team-high 16 points weren’t enough for the Cavaliers, who are eager to get back on track in conference play.
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Virginia Cavaliers basketball team celebrating
Kelly Leads Tar Heels to Victory:
Deja Kelly’s dominant 27-point performance powered North Carolina to victory in their last outing against Virginia. The Tar Heels are riding a wave of momentum and will be looking to extend their winning streak.
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Deja Kelly of the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team
Virginia Leans on Offense and Free Throws:
The Cavaliers boast a potent offense, averaging 73.3 points per game, significantly higher than the 58 points North Carolina allows on average. Virginia is 8-7 when they score over 58 points, demonstrating their offensive prowess.
Furthermore, the Cavaliers excel at the free throw line, ranking second in the ACC and 19th in the nation with a 78% success rate. Taylor leads the team in free throws made, connecting on 4.1 attempts per game at an impressive 87% clip.