Women's Basketball ACCtion: Sunday, December 14
Dec. 14, 2008
The Boston College women's basketball team (7-2) had three players in double figures as the Eagles defeated the Florida International Panthers (1-7), 93-65, in its final home game of the year on Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum.
Junior guard Mickel Picco scored 16 points in the first half and finished with a team-high 23 points, including three three-point shots for the Eagles. Sophomore Carolyn Swords added 19 points and a team-high 11 rebounds in her second consecutive double-double game, giving her four on the season and nine in her career. Junior Ayla Brown was the third BC player in double-figures with 10 points, while senior Brittanny Johnson had nine points and seven assists. FIU junior guard Monika Bosilj led the Panthers with 30 points.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Three Seminoles scored in double figures Sunday afternoon as the Florida State women's basketball team earned its third-straight victory with a 74-54 triumph over Mercer at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
Junior forward Jacinta Monroe posted a game-high 20 points for FSU (9-2) while senior guard Tanae Davis-Cain added 13 points and junior guard Angel Gray achieved a career-high 12 points while tying her career high in rebounds with seven.
RALEIGH, N.C. – NC State and head coach Kay Yow earned a hard-fought 46-42 victory over Ole Miss on the day she took the sidelines for the 1000th time as head mentor of the Wolfpack.
In what turned out as the lowest scoring women’s game in Reynolds Coliseum history, Shayla Fields scored 17 points to become the 25th player in program history to notch 1,000 in a career.
BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Tech women’s basketball team hadn’t played a game in 10 days, but it made up for lost time by going an extra session with in-state rival James Madison and defeating the visiting Dukes 72-70 in overtime on Sunday afternoon at Cassell Coliseum.
“I’m extremely proud of our team’s effort tonight,” Tech head coach Beth Dunkenberger said after the game. “I thought we played very hard and hung together in tough times. We did what we had to do to win the game. It was a great and exciting game to watch, and it was very similar to what we’ll see in the ACC. We still have work to do, but I’m very proud of the way we stepped up.”