Virginia Men's Basketball 2023 NCAA Tournament Capsule


Virginia Cavaliers

ACC (25-7, 15-5)

Big Wins: 11/18 at Baylor (86-79), 2/11 Duke (69-62)
Bad Losses: 2/4 at Virginia Tech (68-74), 2/22 at Boston College (48-63)
Coach: Tony Bennett
Probable Starters:
Jayden Gardner, Senior, Forward, 12.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg
Francisco Caffaro, Senior, Center, 2.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg
Reece Beekman, Junior, Guard, 9.4 ppg, 5.3 apg, 1.8 spg
Armaan Franklin, Senior, Guard, 12.5 ppg, 1.4 apg, 4.2 rpg
Kihei Clark, Senior, Guard, 10.9ppg, 5.4 apg
Key Role Players:
Kadin Shedrick, Junior, Forward, 5.9 ppg, 3.5 rpg
Isaac McKneely, Freshman, Guard, 6.6 ppg
Ryan Dunn, Freshman, Guard, 2.6 ppg, 1.1 bpg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 68.2 (267th in nation, 13th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 60.5 (9, 1)
Field-Goal Percentage: 45.0 (165, 8)
Field-Goal Defense: 41.9 (69, 4)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 7.0 (214, 9)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 35.9 (84, 6)
Free-Throw Percentage: 70.0 (239, 14)
Rebound Margin: 0.2 (200, 7)
Assists Per Game: 16.1 (21, 1)
Turnovers Per Game: 8.6 (1, 1)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2022NITFirst Round win over Mississippi State
2022NITSecond Round win over North Texas
2022NITQuarterfinal loss to St. Bonaventure
2021NCAARound of 64 loss to Ohio
2019NCAARound of 64 win Gardner-Webb
2019NCAARound of 32 win over Oklahoma
2019NCAARegional Semifinal win over Oregon
2019NCAARegional Final win over Purdue
2019NCAANational Semifinal win over Auburn
2019NCAANational Final win over Texas Tech
2018NCAARound of 64 loss to UMBC
2017NCAARound of 64 win over UNC Wilmington
2017NCAARound of 32 loss to Florida
2016NCAARound of 64 win over Hampton
2016NCAARound of 32 win over Butler
2016NCAARegional Semifinal win over Iowa State
2016NCAARegional Final loss to Syracuse
2015NCAARound of 64 win over Belmont
2015NCAARound of 32 loss to Michigan State
2014NCAARound of 64 win over Coastal Carolina
2014NCAARound of 32 win over Memphis
2014NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Michigan State
2013NITFirst Round win over Norfolk State
2013NITSecond Round win over St. John's
2013NITQuarterfinal loss to Iowa
2012NCAARound of 64 loss to Florida
2008CBIFirst Round win over Richmond
2008CBISecond Round win over Old Dominion
2008CBISemifinal loss to Bradley
2007NCAARound of 64 win over Albany
2007NCAARound of 32 loss Tennessee
2006NITFirst Round loss to Stanford
2004NITFirst Round win over George Washington
2004NITSecond Round loss to Villanova
2003NITFirst Round win over Brown
2003NITSecond Round loss to St. Johns
*all team stats through 3/5