Jeff Jones' University of Virginia team opened up the 1992-1993 season with 11 straight victories including a 77-69 win over #3 Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Cavaliers rose from unranked all the way to #7 in the AP Poll.
UVA finished the season 21-10, 9-7 in the ACC and earn the No. 6 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. A first round win over #11 seed Manhattan and a beat down of #3 seed UMass put Virginia in the Sweet 16. They would go on to lose to the #2 seed Cincinnati.