Virginia vs. Furman: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Virginia vs. Furman: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers (25-7) meet the No. 13 Furman Paladins (27-7) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, tipping off at 12:40 PM.

Virginia dropped its most recent game to Duke, 59-49, on Saturday. Reece Beekman was its top scorer with 12 points. Furman won its most recent game versus Chattanooga, 88-79, on Monday. Jalen Slawson was its leading scorer with 20 points.

When is Virginia vs. Furman and when does it start?

This game between the Cavaliers and Paladins is scheduled to tip off on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 12:40 PM ET.

Where to Watch Virginia vs. Furman

The Cavaliers and Paladins will take to the court at Amway Center for this matchup on March 16, and if you want to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on truT.

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Furman Paladins Game Preview

Virginia Stats, Odds & Insights

Virginia averages 67.8 points per game (278th in college basketball) while allowing 60.3 per outing (sixth in college basketball). It has a +242 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 7.5 points per game.

The Cavaliers are averaging 67.8 points, only 3.4 fewer than the 71.2 the Paladins allow.

Virginia knocks down 6.8 three-pointers per game (247th in college basketball) at a 35.3% rate (113th in college basketball), compared to the 7.1 its opponents make while shooting 34.0% from beyond the arc.

When playing at home, the Cavaliers are scoring 2.9 more points per game (68.6) than they are on the road (65.7).

Virginia has seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 63.0 points per game in its last 10 outings, 4.8 points fewer than the 67.8 it has scored this year.

Furman Stats, Odds & Insights

Furman is outscoring opponents by 10.9 points per game, with a +370 scoring differential overall. It puts up 82.1 points per game (seventh in college basketball) and allows 71.2 per contest (214th in college basketball).

The Paladins average 82.1 points, 21.8 more than the Cavaliers concede.

Furman connects on 9.5 three-pointers per game (23rd in college basketball), 3.1 more than its opponents. It shoots 34.7% from beyond the arc (157th in college basketball), and its opponents are shooting 32.9%.

In 2022-23 the Paladins are scoring 9.9 more points per game at home (87.4) than on the road (77.5).

Furman is putting up 82.2 points per contest over its past 10 games, which is 0.1 more than its average for the season (82.1).

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

Cavaliers Leaders
Armaan Franklin 32 12.5 4.2 1.4 0.9 0.4 1.9
Jayden Gardner 32 12.1 5.8 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.0
Kihei Clark 32 10.9 2.6 5.4 1.1 0.1 1.2
Reece Beekman 31 9.4 3.0 5.3 1.8 0.5 0.9
Ben Vander Plas 29 7.4 4.6 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.1

Paladins Key Players to Watch

Paladins Leaders
Mike Bothwell 34 18.0 3.5 3.0 0.9 0.1 1.4
Jalen Slawson 34 15.7 7.1 3.2 1.6 1.5 1.1
JP Pegues 34 12.0 3.8 4.0 0.6 0.2 1.9
Marcus Foster 34 10.6 5.2 1.1 1.1 0.2 1.8
Garrett Hien 32 8.0 4.1 1.7 0.7 0.5 0.8

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.