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Full ACC Men’s Basketball schedule released

Hoos open with Syracuse, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech in the conference.

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The Virginia Cavaliers will have their work cut out for them right out the gate as the full ACC Men’s Basketball schedule was released Thursday night. The release didn’t go quite as planned as the women’s soccer game between No. 6 Florida State and No. 24 Colorado went to overtime on the ACC Network.

We already knew that the reigning National Champions would hit the road for Syracuse to open the season on November 6, but things don’t get easier (as is normally the case in the ACC) as Virginia will follow up the game with the Orange with games against North Carolina and Virginia Tech.

If the Virginia Football season progresses as fans hope, that North Carolina game could take place in Charlottesville the same day the ACC Championship Game in Charlotte as it’s a flex game on either December 6th or 7th. That game also comes three days after Virginia hits the road for Purdue in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge, a game that will tip off at either 7:15 or 7:30 pm and be broadcast on ESPN or ESPN2.

The Hoos only have one Saturday-Monday turnaround — Georgia Tech on January 18 and NC State on January 20 — but also plays in a Sunday-Tuesday turnaround (Wake Forest and Florida State, January 26 and 28, respectively).

Virginia hosts Duke on February 29th (leap year!), and closes the regular season against Louisville on March 7.

Here’s the full schedule:

2019-20 Virginia Men’s Basketball Schedule

Date Opponent Television
Date Opponent Television
November 6 @ Syracuse ACCN
November 10 JMU
November 16 Columbia*
November 19 Vermont*
November 23 UMass** ESPNEWS
November 24 ASU/SJU**
November 27 Maine
December 4 @ Purdue*** ESPN/2
December 6 or 7 North Carolina ACCN
December 18 Stony Brook
December 22 South Carolina
December 29 Navy
January 4 Virginia Tech RSN
January 7 @ Boston College ESPN/2/U/ACCN
January 11 Syracuse ESPN/2/U
January 15 @ FSU ESPN2/U
January 18 @ Georgia Tech ACCN
January 20 NC State ESPN
January 26 @ Wake Forest
January 28 Florida State ESPN/2/U
February 5 Clemson RSN
February 8 @ Louisville ESPN/2/U
February 11 Notre Dame ESPN/2/U
February 15 @ North Carolina ESPN/2/U
February 19 Boston College ACCN
February 22 @ Pitt ESPN/2/U
February 26 @ Virginia Tech ESPN/2/U/ACCN
February 29 Duke ESPN/2/U
March 4 @ Miami ACCN
March 7 Louisville ESPN/2/U

You’ll have a chance to celebrate with the NCAA champs Friday night at John Paul Jones Arena as the Hoos raise the banner and hand out rings.