Date set for Virginia Blue-White Scrimmage

The Virginia men’s basketball team will host the Pepsi Blue-White intrasquad scrimmage at John Paul Jones Arena on Saturday, Oct. 24. Admission and parking are free for this event. The start time for the Blue-White scrimmage will be determined on Monday, Oct. 12 when the kickoff time is announced for the Cavaliers’ football game at North Carolina on Oct. 24.

Seating will be general admission and free parking is available in the JPJ surface lot and garage, University Hall lots and McCue Center lots. Gates will open 60 minutes prior to the start of the scrimmage.

The Pepsi Blue-White intrasquad scrimmage will feature four 10-minute quarters with a running clock.

Virginia returns three starters – All-ACC performers Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) and Anthony Gill (High Point, N.C.) and guard London Perrantes (Los Angeles) – from last year’s team that captured the ACC regular-season title and recorded 30 wins for the second consecutive season. ACC Sixth Man of the Year Mike Tobey (Monroe, N.Y.), Marial Shayok (Ottawa, Ontario), Isaiah Wilkins (Lilburn, Ga.), Evan Nolte (Milton, Ga.) and Devon Hall (Virginia Beach, Va.) also return to the Cavaliers, who led the nation in scoring defense for the second straight season and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament under seventh-year head coach Tony Bennett.