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How to watch Virginia basketball vs Virginia Tech and GAME THREAD

All the info you need for tonight’s Commonwealth Clash.

NCAA Basketball: Virginia Tech at Virginia Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers vs NC State Wolfpack

How to watch

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Date: January 17th, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Channel: ESPNU
Betting line: UVA -3.5

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Game thread

Tipoff is at 7:00 — 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

Ben Wieland — @BenWieland

Dan Siegel — @DanSiegel_

John Kurcina — @JohnKurcina

Ryan Reese — @HoosOn_First

Paul Guttman — @Tiki_UVA

Corbin Lathrop — @CorbinLathrop

Zach Carey — @Zach_Carey_

Game notes

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

All-Time vs. Virginia Tech

• Virginia is 97-59 all-time vs. Virginia Tech, including a 42-13 mark in Charlottesville, in the series that dates to 1914-15.

• The teams split a two-game series last season.

• UVA has a four-game home win streak vs. the Hokies at JPJ.

• The Cavaliers are 2-3 in their last five games against the Hokies and 6-4 in their last 10.

• Head coach Tony Bennett is 18-9 all-time vs. Virginia Tech.

Last Time vs. the Hokies

• Then-No. 6 Virginia had its seven-game win streak snapped at Cassell Coliseum on Feb. 4, 2023, as Virginia Tech defeated the Cavaliers, 74-68.

• Jayden Gardner registered his 38th career double-double with 20 points and a game-high 10 rebounds.

• Kihei Clark (17 points, 5 rebounds) and Reece Beekman (15 points, 5 assists) also scored in double figures for the Cavaliers.

• Virginia Tech’s Sean Pedulla tied his career high with 22 points and Justin Mutts finished with 17 points and eight assists.

• The Hokies, which never trailed in the contest, shot 50.9 percent and scored 40 points in the paint.