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Women's Basketball


Cavaliers fall to Maryland, 79-55

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.


Virginia women to face tough Golden Gophers

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.


The Crosby show

Senior guard China Crosby does not belong on crutches. Crosby belongs on a basketball court. On the floor, Crosby has just one speed: faster than everyone else.


Cavs roll into WNIT quarterfinals

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.