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Virginia's Watson, Hand net ACC accolades

Virginia point guard Donald Hand and North Carolina center Brendan Haywood shared ACC Player of the Week honors after leading their respective teams to an undefeated week.

In games against Virginia Tech, Florida State and Wake Forest, Hand scored a total of 60 points while shooting 46.2 percent from the floor.

Meanwhile, Haywood lifted the Tar Heels to ACC triumphs over Georgia Tech and Maryland, helping Carolina end a four-game slide. For the week, Haywood scored 36 points, including 24 against the Terrapins.

Hand was not the only Cav to snare Conference honors. First-year big man Travis Watson captured ACC Rookie of the Week accolades after a week highlighted by a career-high 18 points in Virginia's 76-67 win at Wake Forest Sunday and 10 rebounds against the Hokies Jan. 24. The former Oak Hill standout stands third in the Conference in rebounding with 8.7 boards per game.

Women's tennis downs Penn

The Cavalier women's tennis squad defeated Pennsylvania 6-3 in its first dual match of the spring season Sunday at the Boar's Head Sports Club.

The Cavs (4-1) started out by capturing four of the six singles matches to put away the Quakers. Christie Schweer, Leslie Cook, Christine Kim and Henriette Williams notched singles wins for Virginia.

The Cavaliers also took two of the three doubles matches to round out the victory. Cook and Schweer tallied an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles, while Williams and Kelly Weaver captured the No. 3 match.

Virginia will travel to Old Dominion Saturday for a match scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

Hey now, he's an All-Star

Wisconsin's Ron Dayne might have won the Heisman Trophy, but Virginia tailback Thomas Jones got the better of him in the COMPAQ College Football All-Star Challenge, part of Sunday's Super Bowl festivities in Atlanta.

Jones took first in the Obstacle Rush and second in the "Shake and Bake" Speed Zone, the only events in which he participated. Dayne finished third in both of those events.