A strong second half was not enough for the Virginia women’s basketball team as the Cavaliers lost 71-60 to No.
The Virginia women’s basketball team (11-5, 3-2 ACC) had a successful winter break, going 6-2 in the last month.
The Virginia women’s basketball team could not keep pace with a tough Maryland team Thursday night, falling 79-55 in College Park. Midway through the first half, the Cavaliers (5-3, 0-1 ACC) had only managed one field goal but used eight free throws to keep within five points.
Coach Joanne Boyle’s Virginia women’s basketball squad floundered against an athletic West Virginia team Sunday, but Boyle is hoping Virginia bounces back as the team heads to College Park Thursday for an early ACC matchup against No.
Virginia travels to Williams Arena Thursday to play Minnesota as part of the annual ACC/Big Ten Women’s Challenge. The Cavaliers (4-1, 0-0 ACC) have won four games in the challenge since it was created in 2007, losing only once in 2010 to Ohio State.
Less than a second separated the Virginia women’s basketball team from perfection Saturday, but even a last-second loss could not spoil the team’s weekend at Puerto Rico, where it split games against No.
Providence junior wing Danielle Pearson shook her head in frustration. She had just thrown an entry pass between her teammate’s legs for the Friars’ ninth turnover of the first half.
The Virginia women’s basketball team escaped with a victory in Philadelphia Monday evening, using a strong second half to down Penn, 68-65. The Quakers (0-2, 0-0 ACC) dominated much of the first half, leading by as much as 15 points.
When James Madison junior guard Kirby Burkholder knocked down her seventh three-point shot of the game, Virginia women’s basketball coach Joanne Boyle called for time.
A year ago, coach Joanne Boyle was unknown in Virginia. She had proved herself as a promising coach at the University of California-Berkeley only to inherit the Virginia women’s basketball team from coaching legend Debbie Ryan.
Senior guard Ariana Moorer was dishing, sophomore guard Ataira Franklin was knocking down shots, junior guard Lexie Gerson was stealing and the Virginia women's basketball team marched on to the quarterfinal of the WNIT with a 74-58 victory against Appalachian State. Moorer notched a career-high 11 assists along with 16 points, six rebounds and four steals, and the Cavaliers scored 35 points off of 28 Mountaineer turnovers en route to their 25th win of the season, the most since the 1999-2000 season. "I don't think any of us are ready to stop playing," Franklin said.