Virginia Cavaliers vs. Pitt Panthers
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Date: December 3, 2021
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Channel: ACC Network
Online Streaming: ESPN+
Odds from DraftKings: Virginia -13.5
First ACC game of the season for the Hoos coming at you in early December against a very bad Pitt team that lost to UMBC earlier this season. I mean, no shade over there. UMBC is a storied program.
Anywho, here’s the BIG PREVIEW for tonight’s matchup.
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Finally, here are some media notes:
- Virginia (5-3) opens its 69th season of Atlantic Coast Conference action vs. Pitt.
- The Cavaliers have a 13-game winning streak in ACC openers and are 12-0 in ACC openers under head coach Tony Bennett.
- Virginia is 33-35 all-time in ACC openers.
- The Cavaliers posted a 50-49 win over Notre Dame in last year’s ACC season opener at John Paul Jones Arena.
Virginia All-Time vs. Pitt
- Virginia is 17-4 all-time vs. Pitt in the series that dates back to 1957-58.
- UVA has won six straight contests vs. the Panthers, including a 73-66 tilt last season at John Paul Jones Arena.
- Virginia has won 13 of the last 14 games against Pitt, including a 7-1 record in Charlottesville.
- UVA is 10-1 against Pitt since 2013-14 when the Panthers joined the ACC.
- Tony Bennett is 10-2 all-time vs. Pitt.
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