2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
23-11, 3rd in Big South
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1dAlex Scarborough

UVA using last year's tourney loss as motivation

The Virginia Cavaliers have used last year's historic first-round loss in the NCAA tournament as motivation this season, as they once again open this tournament as a top seed.

Marty Smith goes on a road trip (1:13)
Can Gardner-Webb pull a UMBC on Virginia? (0:26)
Virginia, Tennessee headline South Region (4:45)
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Gardner-Webb makes first-ever NCAA tourney

DJ Laster's best game ensured it wouldn't be his last, as the senior scored 32 points to help Gardner-Webb to the Big South tournament title and an automatic NCAA bid.

Laster propels Gardner-Webb to 1st NCAA tournament berth (1:35)
Laster rises for thunderous slam over Radford (0:16)
Laster throws down hammer in transition (0:12)
Johnson hits corner three to increase lead (0:17)

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.3
Rebounds Per Game34.4
Assists Per Game14.5
Points Allowed70.5Tied-157th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-0
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances0