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Feb. 15, 2010
Noles Sting Jackets, 69-59
Jacinta Monroe and Alysha Harvin led a second-half rally to help No. 10 Florida State beat No. 19 Georgia Tech 69-59 on Monday night and hand the Yellow Jackets their first home loss of the season.
Monroe had 12 of her 14 points in the second half and Harvin scored 11 of her 14 after intermission. Courtney Ward added 10 assists and nine points for Florida State (22-4, 8-2 ACC).
Brigitte Ardossi scored 23 points to lead Georgia Tech (20-6, 6-4). Sasha Goodlett added 16 points and Alex Montgomery, who reached 1,000 points for her career, had 13 rebounds to go with 10 points.
No. 21 UVa Defeats No. 20 UNC in Double Overtime, 82-78
No. 21 Virginia defeated No. 20 North Carolina, 82-78, in double overtime on Monday night at John Paul Jones Arena. Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) led all scorers with 33 points, while Telia McCall (Marietta, Ga.) hauled down 20 rebounds for the Cavaliers.
Virginia improved to 19-6 overall and 8-3 in the conference. The Cavaliers snapped a 13-game losing streak to the Tar Heels, winning for the first time since March 2, 2003 (a 69-59 victory at University Hall). UNC dropped its fifth-straight contest, making its record 16-8 overall and 4-6 in the ACC.
Wright was a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line, and added nine rebounds in addition to her 33 points. It was her league-leading sixth 30-point game of the season and she moved up another spot on the ACC's all-time scoring list. With 2,384 points for her career, she passed NC State's Genia Beasley (1977-80; 2,367 points) and now is in third place.