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Virginia vs Miami: GAME THREAD

NCAA Basketball: Virginia at Virginia Tech Ryan Hunt-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Miami Hurricanes

Location: Miami, FL
Date: February 19, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. ET
Channel: ACC Network

Online Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Odds from DraftKings: Miami -2

Virginia took a half-step back earlier in the week in its loss to Virginia Tech, but getting the coveted double-bye in the ACC Tournament is still very much on the table, though with less room for error. Getting a win today against Miami, currently in third in the conference, would be a big step in the right direction and a great win towards building a March resume.

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Here are your media notes:

For Openers

  • Virginia is tied for fifth in the ACC at 10-6, while Miami is third at 11-4.
  • UVA has a five-game winning streak vs. Miami.
  • The Cavaliers received four votes in the latest AP poll and have not been nationally ranked since their No. 25 preseason ranking.
  • UVA defeated the Hurricanes 71-58 in the first meeting between the teams on Feb. 5 at John Paul Jones Arena.
  • Jayden Gardner is the reigning ACC Player of the Week after averaging 21.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in wins over Duke and Georgia Tech last week.