Behind a season-high 23 points from junior guard Ataira Franklin, the Virginia women’s basketball team won its third straight game in a 69-64 road victory against Wake Forest. The Lady Deacons were hot early, jumping out to a 4-0 lead and staying ahead for much of the first half.
With just under seven minutes remaining in the game, Ataira Franklin hit a shot from just outside the 3-point line and the crowd at John Paul Jones arena erupted.
The Virginia women’s basketball team meets sharpshooting Boston College Thursday in Charlottesville looking for a second consecutive win in ACC play.
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.