Women’s Basketball


Virginia women’s basketball cancels remainder of 2020-21 season

The Virginia women’s basketball team will not complete the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to health and safety concerns.


Women’s Basketball: Virginia falls at Florida State, 69-51

The Virginia women’s basketball team (0-5, 0-2 ACC) suffered a 69-51 loss at Florida State (2-0, 1-0 ACC) on Sunday (Dec. 13) at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, Fla.


Women’s Basketball: Virginia opens ACC play with 71-55 loss to Clemson

The Virginia women’s basketball team (0-4, 0-1 ACC) opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 71-55 loss to Clemson (6-0, 1-0 ACC) on Thursday (Dec. 10) at John Paul Jones Arena.


Women’s Basketball: Virginia edged 71-67 by James Madison

Virginia (0-3) suffered a 71-67 loss to James Madison (2-1) on Thursday at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.


Women’s Basketball: ACC releases 2020-2021 Virginia schedule

The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2020-2021 women’s basketball schedule on Wednesday (Nov. 11) for all 15 member institutions, including Virginia.


Virtual Meet the Team Days set for Virginia Women’s Basketball

The Virginia Women’s Basketball annual Meet the Team Days, presented by UVA Community Credit Union, will be held virtually on Nov. 15 and Nov. 22.


Virginia announces seven newcomers for 2020-21 season

Virginia women’s basketball head coach Tina Thompson announced the addition of five freshmen: Deja Bristol, Zaria Johnson, Kaydan Lawson, Nycerra Minnis and Aaliyah Pitts, along with transfers London Clarkson and Emily Maupin, for the 2020-21 season.


Willoughby taken in first round of the WNBA Draft

Virginia women’s basketball senior guard Jocelyn Willoughby was selected by the Phoenix Mercury with the tenth pick in the first round of the WNBA 2020 Draft, presented by State Farm.


UVA’s Willoughby named All-ACC First Team

Virginia women’s basketball senior guard Jocelyn Willoughby has been named to the All-ACC First Team in a vote by both the Blue Ribbon Panel and the league’s head coaches, as announced Monday by the Atlantic Coast Conference.


Aiyetoan, Jablonowski, Toussaint and Willoughby to be honored on Senior Day Sunday vs. No. 8 NC State

The Virginia women’s basketball team will take on No. 8 NC State for Senior Day on Sunday at 2 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena. Seniors Felicia Aiyetoan, Lisa Jablonowski, Dominique Toussaint and Jocelyn Willoughby will be honored in a pregame ceremony that begins at approximately 1:40 p.m.


Toussaint, Willoughby each score 29 as Virginia wins in Blacksburg, 86-76

The Virginia women’s basketball team defeated Virginia Tech by a score of 86-76 on Sunday in a Commonwealth Clash contest played at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg.


Virginia falls at Duke, 62-47

The Virginia women’s basketball team suffered a 62-47 loss to Duke on Thursday at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


UVA mourns passing of former basketball coach and Director of Women’s Sports, Barbara Kelly

Barbara Kelly, a pioneer in the advancement of women’s athletics, passed away this week in her hometown of Garner, North Carolina.


Willoughby added to Wade Trophy watch list

Virginia women’s basketball senior guard Jocelyn Willoughby has been added to the watch list for the WBCA National Player of the Year honor, the 2020 Wade Trophy, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced Wednesday.


‘Hoos fight back from 22 down to beat Miami, 69-64

The Cavaliers (11-14, 6-8) rallied in the second half, outscoring the Hurricanes 45-22 in the third and fourth quarters to complete the comeback and pick up the victory.


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