Harris talks UVA's loss to Wisconsin
The last time the Virginia women’s basketball team played inside John Paul Jones Arena, the home fans got a refreshing flash of offense.
Presented a great opportunity to establish itself as a Top 25 team for the second time this season, Virginia fell short again, showing a lack of poise at the most critical times. The Cavaliers have now lost to a pair of Top 15 teams by a total of 13 points.
Playing in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Virginia didn’t do much of anything right in a 48-38 loss to No. 8 Wisconsin in front of a crowd of 11,142.
If you thought the Packers vs. the Bears was physical, then get a load of tonight’s Virginia vs. Wisconsin game. Except the Cavaliers and visiting Badgers won’t be wearing pads. No, they’ll be slamming and banging on the basketball court in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
In the last three years, the ACC/Big Ten Challenge has brought out the best in Virginia.
The Wahoos are 3-4 following an 0-2 showing at the Junkanoo Jam Tournament over the holiday weekend. Next up is a home 7 p.m., Thursday, game against Michigan as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Since there were less than 2,000 fans in attendance at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas over Thanksgiving weekend, it wasn’t exactly “The Dunk Heard ’Round The World.” Nevertheless, lots of Virginia fans who watched the game on television are still talking about Joe Harris’ slam that came during the Cavaliers’ 83-63 win over Missouri State on Saturday night.
With a 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday, the Virginia football team ended its worst season in over 30 years.