John Paul Jones Arena opened in 2006 and UVA is 150-40 in 11 seasons at JPJ, including a 15-0 mark in 2015-16. The ‘Hoos 57-7 at JPJ in the last four seasons.
Both Cavalier basketball programs have their own practice facilities with one and a half private courts available for their use at all times even when the arena is being used for concerts or other events.
The Cavalier basketball locker room features spacious individual player lockers, a state-of-the-art sound system, private showers and a whirlpool.
The men’s basketball lounge offers players a place to relax off the court with couches, flat screen TVs, video game systems, a pool/ping-pong table and a kitchen.
The film room is equipped with high-definition projectors, video telestrators and theatre-style seating.
The 8,000 square foot student-athlete dining facility at John Paul Jones Arena features a plethora of meal options nightly prepared by the chef’s at JPJ and an on-site nutritionist. The dining hall also features ice cream, beverage stations and other snack options and flat screen TVs for entertainment.
JPJ has a 10,000 square-foot academic center on site with a computer lab, writing center, dedicated sport specific academic coordinators, private tutor rooms and study carrels.