Women's Basketball ACCtion: Tuesday, November 18
Nov. 18, 2008
Boston College center Carolyn Swords set career-highs with 33 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Eagles (2-0) past Holy Cross (0-2), 82-69, at the Hart Center on the campus of Holy Cross College last night.
Swords' tied a Hart Center record for most field goals made in a game (15) since 1990. The sophomore was unstoppable underneath as she shot 15-for-17 from the field and 10-for-11 in the second half. She set a new Boston College record for most field goals made in a single game, breaking the old record (14 FG) set in 2003 by Jessalyn Deveny. Swords tied her career-high in offensive rebounds (six) on her way to her high in overall rebounds (15). It was her first double-double of the season, and sixth in her career.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The No. 21-ranked Florida State women's basketball team defeated North Florida 60-49 Tuesday night at UNF Arena in Jacksonville in the team's first road contest of the young season.
Paced by forward Jacinta Monroe's game-high 21 points on seven-of-eight shooting and seven rebounds, the Seminoles (2-0) shook off a sluggish first half and avoided falling to a scrappy Ospreys (0-2) squad.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Tia Bell’s first career double-double led NC State to a 65-41 victory over Elon Tuesday night at Kay Yow Court at Reynolds Coliseum in a matchup of the only two college teams Yow has ever coached.
NC State (3-0) improved to 4-0 all-time against the Hall of Fame mentor’s former squad she directed from 1971-75, beginning a legendary career that has now spanned 38 seasons.
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Guards Shani Grey and Lindsay Biggs both tallied career highs in points to help the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team cruise to an easy 78-54 victory over New River Valley rival Radford on Tuesday night at Cassell Coliseum.
Grey, who grabbed a personal-best nine rebounds in the season opener against UNC Greensboro, followed that up with a career-high 17 points against the Highlanders on 5-of-8 shooting from the field and a 7-of-9 performance from the free-throw line. Meanwhile, Biggs turned in collegiate bests of 15 points and eight rebounds, while tying her previous high of six assists. It was those two who keyed several big runs for the Hokies, who improved to 2-0 on the young season and 20-9 all-time against Radford (0-2).