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Villanova-UVA basketball game canceled

Saturday’s college basketball game between Villanova and UVA at Madison Square Garden has been...
Saturday’s college basketball game between Villanova and UVA at Madison Square Garden has been canceled.(WHSV)
Published: Dec. 16, 2020 at 8:22 PM EST
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Saturday’s college basketball game between Villanova and UVA at Madison Square Garden has been canceled.

Press Release from UVA Athletics - Wednesday, December 16

No. 17 Virginia (3-1) will return to practice on Saturday, Dec. 19 after pausing all basketball-related activities on Dec. 9 due to COVID-19 issues within its program.

The Cavaliers’ nonconference game against No. 7 Villanova on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Madison Square Garden has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Virginia has rescheduled its home game against William & Mary for Tuesday, Dec. 22. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 2 p.m. The game will be televised on ACC Network and broadcast on the Virginia Sports Radio Network.

The Cavaliers have a 55-26 record against William & Mary in their oldest rivalry that dates back to UVA’s first season in 1905-06. Virginia has an 11-game winning streak in the series, including a 72-40 win at John Paul Jones Arena in the last meeting in 2018-19.

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