How to Watch Virginia vs. Notre Dame Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 31

The Virginia Cavaliers (15-5, 6-3 ACC) will host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-13, 2-7 ACC) after winning eight home games in a row. The matchup begins at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

This matchup will be airing on ESPN2, so check it out.

Cavaliers vs. Fighting Irish Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Venue: John Paul Jones Arena

Cavaliers Insights

  • Although Virginia is putting up just 65.4 points per game (19th-worst in college basketball), its defense has been giving them a nice lift, as it ranks third-best in college basketball by surrendering 57.7 points per game.
  • The Cavaliers are averaging 33 boards per game (314th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing 34.3 rebounds per contest (143rd-ranked).
  • This season, Virginia ranks 49th in college basketball in assists, averaging 15.7 per game.
  • The Cavaliers rank fifth-best in college basketball by committing only 8.3 turnovers per game. In terms of forced turnovers, they rank 70th in college basketball (13.1 per contest).
  • This year, Virginia is draining 6.5 threes per game (274th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36.2% (71st-ranked) from downtown.
  • With 6.6 treys conceded per game, the Cavaliers rank 94th in college basketball. They are giving up a 31.4% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 76th in college basketball.
  • Of the shots taken by Virginia in 2023-24, 67.5% of them have been two-pointers (73.6% of the team’s made baskets) and 32.5% have been from beyond the arc (26.4%).

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Fighting Irish Insights

  • In 2023-24, Notre Dame is third-worst in the nation on offense (62.5 points scored per game) and 37th on defense (65.3 points allowed).
  • The Fighting Irish grab 37.4 rebounds per game and concede 34.4 boards, ranking 110th and 151st, respectively, in the nation.
  • Notre Dame is fourth-worst in college basketball in assists (9.8 per game) in 2023-24.
  • In 2023-24, the Fighting Irish are 246th in the nation in turnovers committed (12.2 per game) and 312th in turnovers forced (10.1).
  • Notre Dame is 193rd in the country in 3-pointers made (7.4 per game) and 330th in 3-point percentage (29.8%).
  • The Fighting Irish give up 6.7 3-pointers per game and concede 32.7% from beyond the arc, ranking 106th and 151st, respectively, in college basketball.
  • In 2023-24, Notre Dame has attempted 55.6% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 44.4% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 66.9% of Notre Dame’s buckets have been 2-pointers, and 33.1% have been 3-pointers.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Reece Beekman leads the Cavaliers in points and assists per game, scoring 12.9 points and distributing 6.2 assists.
  • Virginia’s best rebounder is Ryan Dunn, who averages 7.3 boards per game in addition to his 10.2 PPG average.
  • Isaac McKneely leads the Cavaliers in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.6 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Beekman is Virginia’s leader in steals, averaging 2.5 steals per game, while Dunn leads them in blocks with 2.3 per contest.

Fighting Irish Leaders

  • Markus Burton collects 16 points and tacks on 4.1 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Fighting Irish’s leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Kebba Njie is at the top of the Notre Dame rebounding leaderboard with six rebounds per game. He also notches 4.3 points and tacks on 0.7 assists per game.
  • Braeden Shrewsberry is reliable from distance and leads the Fighting Irish with two made threes per game.
  • Notre Dame’s leader in steals is Burton with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Njie with 0.8 per game.
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