Women's Basketball ACCtion: Thursday, January 21
Jan. 21, 2010
Blue Devils Handle Hokies 69-38
The Blue Devils gave her even more reasons to smile in the second half.
Krystal Thomas scored 13 of her 17 points after halftime and No. 6 Duke found its shooting touch on the way to a 69-38 win over Virginia Tech on Thursday night.
Wright’s Career High 39 And Kellum’s Game-Winner Lift UVa Over Boston College, 70-68
With the win, Virginia improved to 13-5, 2-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Boston College’s record went to 11-8, 2-2 in the league.
Wright’s 39 points ties for the second-highest scoring total in Virginia history. The last 39-point game was by current assistant coach and former All-American Cavalier Wendy Palmer vs. Maryland on Jan. 25, 1995. The school record is 48 points by Mimi McKinney in 1998.
Young `Canes Snap Maryland's 48-Game Home Winning Streak
Riquna Williams made two 3-pointers in the final minute, including the game-winner with 2.4 seconds left, to give the Hurricanes an 80-77 victory Thursday night. It marked the first time Maryland lost at Comcast Center since falling to Duke on Feb. 18, 2007.
Williams, the leading scorer in the Atlantic Coast Conference, tied the game with a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired with 48 seconds remaining.
Seminoles Rout Harvard, 96-52
Courtney Ward and Alexa Deluzio hit back-to-back 3-pointers to key a 14-0 run that helped FSU pull away late in the first half. The Seminoles (17-3, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) led by as much as 47 in the game, smothering the Crimson (9-6, 0-1 Ivy League) on defense.
FSU held Harvard to a season-low 21.8 percent shooting, the fifth time in seven games the Seminoles held their opponent under 35 percent. Florida State blocked seven shots, led by Jacinta Monroe's four, and outrebounded Harvard 55-34.
Georgia Tech Stymies Savannah State, 80-51
Brigitte Ardossi scored 12 points and No. 22 Georgia Tech forced Savannah State into 34 turnovers during an 80-51 rout Thursday night.
Chelsea Regins scored 10 for the Yellow Jackets (16-4), who shot just 21.2 percent in the first half before hitting half their shots in the second half.