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Virginia Cavaliers women's basketball

The Virginia Cavaliers women's basketball team represents the University of Virginia in women's basketball. The school competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Cavaliers play home basketball games at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia. [2] They are now led by WNBA legend Tina Thompson.

Virginia Cavaliers women's basketball
2018–19 Virginia Cavaliers women's basketball team
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UniversityUniversity of Virginia
Head coachTina Thompson (1st season)
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
LocationCharlottesville, Virginia
ArenaJohn Paul Jones Arena
(Capacity: 14,858)
NicknameCavaliers
ColorsOrange and Blue[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1990, 1991, 1992
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000
NCAA Tournament Second round
1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2018
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2018
Conference Tournament Champions
1990, 1992, 1993
Conference Regular Season Champions
1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000

Season records since 1990Edit

The Cavaliers reached the Final Four in three consecutive seasons, reaching the title game in 1991, losing 70–67 to Tennessee in overtime. [3][4]

Season Record Conference record Coach
1989–90 29–6 11–3 (2nd) Debbie Ryan
1990–91 31–3 14–0 (1st)
1991–92 32–2 15–1 (1st)
1992–93 26–6 13–3 (1st)
1993–94 27–5 15–1 (1st)
1994–95 27–5 16–0 (1st)
1995–96 26–7 13–3 (1st)
1996–97 23–8 12–4 (2nd)
1997–98 19–10 9–7 (5th)
1998–99 20–9 12–4 (2nd)
1999-00 25–9 13–3 (1st)
2000–01 18–14 8–8 (5th)
2001–02 17–13 9–7 (T-3rd)
2002–03 17–14 9–7 (3rd)
2003–04 13–16 6–10 (7th)
2004–05 21–11 8–6 (5th)
2005–06 20–12 5–9 (9th)
2006–07 19–15 5–9 (8th)
2007–08 24–10 10–4 (T-3rd)
2008–09 24–10 8–6 (T-5th)
2009–10 21–10 9–5 (3rd)
2010–11 19–16 5–9 (T-8th)
2011–12 25–11 9–7 (T-5th) Joanne Boyle
2012–13 16–14 8–10 (6th)
2013–14 14–17 6–10 (10th)
2014–15 17–14 7–9 (9th)
2015–16 18–16 6–10 (9th)
2016–17 20–13 7–9 (7th)
2017–18 19–14 10–6 (T-6th)
2018–19 12–19 5–11 (12th) Tina Thompson

NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1984 #5 First Round #4 NC State L 86-73
1985 #6 First Round #3 Tennessee L 65-55
1986 #1 First Round #8 James Madison L 71-62
1987 #3 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
#6 Memphis
#2 Tennessee
W 76-75
L 77-58
1988 #2 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#7 St. John's
#3 Rutgers
#1 Tennessee
W 85-64
W 89-75
L 84-76
1989 #4 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#12 West Virginia
#1 Tennessee
W 81-68
L 80-47
1990 #2 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
#7 Penn State
#3 Providence
#1 Tennessee
#1 Stanford
W 85-64
W 77-71
W 79-75 (OT)
L 75-66
1991 #1 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
Championship
#8 Stephen F. Austin
#5 Oklahoma State
#10 Lamar
#3 Connecticut
1 Tennessee
W 74-72
W 76-61
W 85-70
W 61-55
L 70-67 (OT)
1992 #1 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
#8 George Washington
#4 West Virginia
#3 Vanderbilt
#1 Stanford
W 97-58
W 103-83
W 70-58
L 66-65
1993 #2 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#10 Florida
#6 Georgetown
#1 Ohio State
W 69-55
W 77-57
L 75-73
1994 #3 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#14 Loyola (MD)
#6 SW Missouri State
#2 USC
W 72-47
W 67-63
L 85-66
1995 #3 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#14 Dartmouth
#6 Florida
#2 Louisiana Tech
#1 Connecticut
W 71-68
W 72-67
W 63-62
L 67-63
1996 #3 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#14 Manhattan
#6 George Washington
#2 Old Dominion
#1 Tennessee
W 100-55
W 62-43
W 72-60
L 52-46
1997 #4 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#13 Troy State
#5 Utah
#1 Stanford
W 96-74
W 65-46
L 91-69
1998 #6 First Round
Second Round
#11 SMU
#3 Arizona
W 77-68
L 94-77
1999 #9 First Round #8 Penn State L 82-69
2000 #4 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#13 Pepperdine
#5 Boston College
#1 Tennessee
W 74-62
W 74-70
L 77-56
2001 #9 First Round #8 Michigan L 81-71
2002 #8 First Round #9 Iowa L 69-62
2003 #8 First Round
Second Round
#9 Illinois
#1 Tennessee
W 72-56
L 81-51
2005 #6 First Round
Second Round
#11 Old Dominion
#3 Minnesota
W 79-57
L 73-58
2008 #4 First Round
Second Round
#13 UC Santa Barbara
#5 Old Dominion
W 86-52
L 88-85 (OT)
2009 #5 First Round
Second Round
#12 Marquette
#4 California
W 68-61
L 99-73
2010 #5 First Round #12 Green Bay L 69-67
2018 #10 First Round
Second Round
#7 California
#2 South Carolina
W 68-62
L 66-56

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ University of Virginia Athletics Current Logo Sheet (PDF). July 10, 2017. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "University of Virginia Official Athletics Website – UVA Cavaliers Women's Basketball". VirginiaSports.com. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  3. ^ "Virginia 2016–17 Cavalier Basketball" (PDF). Grfx.cstv.com. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  4. ^ "University of Virginia Official Athletics Website – UVA Cavaliers Women's Basketball". VirginiaSports.com. Retrieved 2017-01-28.

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