Women's Basketball ACCtion: Thursday, February 18
Feb. 18, 2010
Seminoles Top Hokies
The Florida State senior had a season-high 20 points and 11 rebounds Thursday night to lead the 10th-ranked Seminoles to a 78-68 win over Virginia Tech.
It was the 6-foot-5 Monroe's third double-double in five games as the Seminoles (23-4, 9-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) stayed within a game of league-leading Duke in their bid for a second straight regular season title.
Carolina Ends Skid With 65-59 Win At Wake Forest
DeGraffenreid finished with a team-high 15 points to go with nine rebounds, six assists and no turnovers for Carolina, which won for the first time since beating NC State on Jan. 25. Roberston-Warren had her best game against an ACC opponent, finishing with 11 points and nine boards.
Wake Forest (15-11, 6-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) came out of the gate on fire, making seven of its first 10 field goals to build a double-digit lead within seven minutes. Behind Ray and three three-pointers from Courteney Morris, Wake extended its advantage to 30-14 with 10:23 left in the half.
Hardy's Last-Second Heroics Lead Clemson Past Miami in Overtime
Lele Hardy hit each of her final three field goal attempts, and Sthefany Thomas had 18 points, including a key overtime three-pointer to lead Clemson past Miami, 73-72 in overtime on Thursday night. Clemson (12-16, 3-9 ACC) improves to 12-1 when reaching the 65-point plateau, and became the first team to win on their home court in the series with Miami (16-10, 3-8 ACC) in five games.
The Lady Tigers donned their pink uniforms for the contest, Clemson's designated Pink Zone game, which aimed to raise funds for the Kay Yow foundation.
It was a night of buzzer-beaters for Clemson, who had field goals to beat each end of a period; two from Hardy, and one from Thomas.