Wahoos to Host GW Next Basketball Season

Virginia's schedule this upcoming men's basketball season will include a visit from George Washington, an NCAA Tournament team in 2014.

The Colonials announced a home-and-home series with UVa on Monday morning, with GW set to visit John Paul Jones Arena on November 21. The Cavaliers will travel to Washington D.C. on November 16, 2015.

"It's going to be an exciting regional rivalry for our players, students, alumni and fans," GW coach Mike Lonergan said in the school's release.

November's game at JPJ will mark the first meeting between the two programs since the first round of the 2004 NIT, a 79-66 UVa win in Charlottesville on March 17. The two teams haven't met during the regular season since a 65-55 win at GW on December 6, 1984.

UVa is 25-23 all-time against the Colonials, and has won the last six meetings between the schools.

The Cavaliers are the reigning ACC regular season and tournament champions, and last month reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1995. UVa's 30 wins matched the school record for a single season.

GW finished this season with a 24-9 record, matching the second-highest win total in program history. The Colonials earned their first at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament since 2007.


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