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Caption:CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 27: DaJuan Coleman #32 of the Syracuse Orange shoots against Mike Tobey #10 of the Virginia Cavaliers in the second half during the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional Final at United Center on March 27, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Virginia At Georgia Tech Basketball Game Preview (Jan. 18, 2018): Game Time Start, TV Channel Info

The No. 2 Virginia Cavaliers will visit the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Thursday night, and here are all the facts to know before watching the game.

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech Basketball Preview

The Cavaliers (16-1, 5-0 in ACC) are first in their conference. They enjoyed an eight-game win streak to start the 2017 season, with their only loss (68-61) coming to No. 6 West Virginia. Virginia last defeated NC State 68-51.

Georgia Tech (10-7, 3-1 in ACC) is third in the conference and has won its last four games against Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Yale and No. 25 Miami. The Yellow Jackets also previously lost to the Fighting Irish 68-59 in their final matchup of 2017.

Virginia Cavaliers (16-1) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (10-7)

Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 8 pm EST.

Place: Hank McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia

TV Channel: ESPN Extra (ESFC)

As a team, Virginia is scoring 70.5 points per game on 47.4% shooting from the field, 39.9% from behind the arc and 76.7% from the foul line this season. The Cavaliers also own the countries’ stingiest defence, giving up just 52.9 points per game, the fewest in the country with the 2nd-lowest field goal percentage against at just 36.4% and the 9th-lowest 3-point percentage against at just 29.4% from downtown.

Caption:CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 27: DaJuan Coleman #32 of the Syracuse Orange shoots against Mike Tobey #10 of the Virginia Cavaliers in the second half during the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional Final at United Center on March 27, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Written by Pablo Mena