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How to watch Virginia basketball vs Notre Dame and GAME THREAD

All the info you need for today’s noon tip.

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Virginia Cavaliers vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish

How to watch

Location: South Bend, IN
Date: December 30th, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM ET
Channel: ACCN
Betting line: Virginia -9.5

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Game thread

Tipoff is at 12:00 — leave your pre, in, and post-game thoughts here and be sure to check back in for plenty of postgame content later tonight, tomorrow, and next week!

We’ll also be active on Twitter throughout the game and all season long so follow along on there for our staff’s live reactions.

Streaking the Lawn — @STL_UVA

Zach Carey — @Zach_Carey_

Dan Siegel — @DanSiegel_

Ryan Reese — @HoosOn_First

Ben Wieland — @BenWieland

Paul Guttman — @Tiki_UVA

Corbin Lathrop — @CorbinLathrop

John Kurcina — @JohnKurcina

Game notes

Lastly, here are some of the game notes provided by UVA:

All-Time vs. Notre Dame

• Virginia is 17-3 all-time vs. Notre Dame, including a 12-1 ACC regular-season record, in the series that dates to 1980-81.

• UVA is 6-1 against the Irish in Notre Dame, including a 69-65 loss in the last meeting at Purcell Pavilion on Jan. 29, 2022.

• UVA has limited Notre Dame to 58 or fewer points in 10 of the last 14 meetings, including a 57-55 win in the last meeting between the teams on Feb. 18, 2023, at John Paul Jones Arena.

• Head coach Tony Bennett is 13-2 all-time against Notre Dame, including a 61-41 win over the Fighting Irish as head coach at Washington State in the 2008 NCAA Tournament.

Last Time vs. the Irish

• Notre Dame missed a potential game-winning 3-point try at the buzzer as then-No. 7 Virginia held on to defeat the Fighting Irish, 57-55, at John Paul Jones Arena Feb. 18, 2023.

• With his 133rd career start and after dishing out his third assist of the game, Kihei Clark (15 points, 4-7 FG, 6-8 FT) became UVA’s all-time leader in both categories.

• Armaan Franklin (12 points) and Reece Beekman (11 points, 5 assists) also scored in double figures for the Hoos.

• Jayden Gardner and Ben Vander Plas added eight points each, and Gardner’s 12 rebounds were a game high.

• Nate Laszewski led the Irish with 18 points and eight rebounds.

Last Time Out

• Reece Beekman scored 17 points and added seven assists as Virginia topped Morgan State 77-44 on Dec. 27 at John Paul Jones Arena.

• Leon Bond III, Jake Groves and Andrew Rohde each added 10 points as the Cavaliers (10-2) concluded non-conference action.

• Ryan Dunn added a game-high 10 rebounds as the Cavaliers out-rebounded the Bears 39-33.

• UVA owned a commanding 43-16 lead at the half and drilled 10 of 23 3-pointers in the game.

• UVA dominated the paint, outscoring the Bears 38-12.