Women’s Basketball

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.


Willoughby puts up a game-high 24 as Virginia squashes Orange, 57-41

The Virginia women’s basketball team picked up a 57-41 victory over Syracuse on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.


Cavaliers drop one on the road at North Carolina, 78-68

The Virginia women’s basketball team suffered a 78-68 loss at North Carolina on Thursday at Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill.


Virginia cruises to 30-point win over Notre Dame

The Virginia women’s basketball team picked up a 90-60 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.


Willoughby’s double-double not enough for Virginia at No. 5 Louisville

The Virginia women’s basketball team suffered a 71-56 loss at No. 5 Louisville on Thursday at the KFC Yum! Center.


Willoughby leads Cavaliers to second straight ACC win at BC, 69-52

The Virginia women’s basketball team picked up a 69-52 road win at Boston College on Sunday at the Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass.


Cavaliers rally, hang on against Blue Devils for first ACC win

The Virginia women’s basketball team picked up a 66-63 victory over Duke on Thursday at John Paul Jones Arena.


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