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Team upsets No. 21 TCU

The Virginia women's basketball team concluded play in the 2010 Paradise Jam with a 59-55 win against No. 21 TCU. Junior forward Chelsea Shine scored 20 points, and redshirt senior guard Paulisha Kellum and sophomore guard Lexie Gerson both contributed 10 points during the game.

After finishing the first half of play knotted at 24 apiece, Virginia (4-3) built an eight-point lead for 40-32 halfway through the second half. TCU (3-3) battled back, however, tying the game at 46-46 with 5:43 remaining in the game. After trading baskets for the next four minutes, the Cavaliers seized a 54-53 lead with 1:04 left that they never relinquished.

Virginia recorded five more rebounds than the Horned Frogs - 35-30 - and shot 40 percent from the field.

The Cavaliers previously lost to No. 10 West Virginia 57-43 last Friday and No. 17 Iowa State 66-48 last Thursday during Paradise Jam play.

The squad will next play seventh-ranked Ohio State in Columbus Thursday as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

-compiled by Allen Kha


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