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“Don’t Miss It: How UVA Basketball Cracks AP Top-25 For First Time in 2023-24!”
Witness UVA Basketball Crack the AP Top-25 for the First Time in 2023-2024
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Date: November 20th, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM ET
Channel: Fox Sports 1
Betting line: Virginia -2.5
Unveiling the UVA Cavaliers’ Making History Moment
This year, University of Virginia (UVA) basketball finally enters the Top-25 rankings of the Associated Press (AP) for the first time in the 2023-2024 season. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cavaliers are travelling to Fort Myers, Florida on November 20th, to face off against the Wisconsin Badgers. Before the game kicks off at 6:00 PM ET on Fox Sports 1, let’s take a closer look at the 3 players, 2 matchups, and 1 prediction surrounding this historic night.
Introducing the Key Players
The showdown between the Cavaliers and the Badgers will be nothing short of intense as some of the top players in UVA’s roster put their skills to the test. LJ Owens, Kody Stattmann, and Casey Morsell will be key cogs to the Cavaliers’ success, as each of these elite players have already established themselves as some of the best players in the ACC conference.
Breaking Down the Matchups
But the Cavaliers and the Badgers won’t be going into the game blind; UVA has won 4 of the 6 previous matchups against the Badgers, and they are more than familiar with the competition. Furthermore, head coach Tony Bennett has a 3-1 record when it comes to playing the Badgers, making the odds seem very much in UVA’s favour. To sweeten the deal, the Cavaliers have also picked up back-to-back blowout victories, a double-victory that should make their chances of a win even better.
Looking Ahead to the Prediction
Who will come out on top in this historic basketball matchup? With the betting line leaning heavily towards the Cavaliers, UVA looks to be the favourite to win. But one can never be too certain; the Badgers could very well be the team to upset the upsetters. With such an unpredictable outcome, one can only wait and see which team will reign supreme come November 20th on Fox Sports 1.
Check In on Twitter
To follow along on all the action from Fort Myers, don’t forget to follow the Streaking The Lawn Twitter – @STL_UVA, Zach Carey – @Zach_Carey_, Dan Siegel – @DanSiegel_, Ryan Reese – @HoosOn_First, Ben Wieland – @BenWieland, Paul Guttman – @Tiki_UVA, Corbin Lathrop – @CorbinLathrop, and John Kurcina – @JohnKurcina.
Game Notes & UVA’s Track Record
UVA holds a 4-2 all-time record against Wisconsin, with Acc/Big Ten Challenge victories in 2017 (49-37) and 2018 (53-46). Furthermore, Wisconsin Special Assistant to the Head Coach Kirk Penney served as director of player development/coaching staff consultant at UVA during the 2019-20 season, with Tony Bennett and Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard held assistant coaching positions under Wisconsin’s Ryan from 2001-03. With all these stats and connections, one can only prepare for this epic matchup at Fort Myers.
The UVA Cavaliers’ National Rankings
Additionally, UVA is widely regarded as one of the best basketball teams in the nation. They rank 5th nationally in scoring defense (51 ppg), 9th in field goal percentage defense (33.5), 11th in turnovers per game (8.2), 14th in blocks per game (6.8), 17th in assist/turnover ratio (1.97), 21st in turnover margin (7.5), and 22nd in steals per game (11).
Don’t Miss UVA Basketball Make History on November 20th
It all culminates on Nov. 20th when UVA travels to Fort Myers, Florida to take on Wisconsin in the AP Top-25 Rankings. Will the Cavaliers continue to make history and take home a win? Be sure to tune in to Fox Sports 1 to find out.