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Cavs seek win against Tigers

The No. 24 women's basketball team will face ACC opponent Clemson tonight at the John Paul Jones Arena. The Cavaliers' (15-6, 4-3 ACC) four-game win streak came to a close last Sunday with a 64-57 loss against Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, despite the efforts of freshman guard Lexie Gerson, who scored a career-high 15 points.


Virginia remembers Wolfpack coach for victories on, off court

She had 737 career wins, four ACC championships and an Olympic Gold Medal in 1988. She was inducted not only into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000, but also the Naismith Hall of Fame, which includes athletes and coaches from across the game of basketball, in 2002. Most who knew her agree, though, that Kay Yow's biggest accomplishment as a coach - and as a person - before her bout with cancer tragically ended Jan.


Cavaliers look to tackle Pack

[caption id="attachment_32621" align="alignleft" width="259" caption="Freshman guard China Crosby has started all 13 of the Cavaliers' games in which she has played this season, averaging 5.9 points each game, which is good for fifth on the team.


Virginia wins home thriller versus GT

[caption id="attachment_32537" align="alignleft" width="195" caption="Freshman guard Lexie Gerson contributed to the Cavaliers' 57-55 win against the Yellow Jackets.


Wright flies by Eagles with career night

[caption id="attachment_32509" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Though she only scored three points in 22 minutes, junior guard Paulisha Kellum delivered the game-winning basket in Virginia's victory against Boston College.

November 22; Charlottesville, VA USA; Virginia guard Monica Wright. No. 12 Virginia fell to No. 6 Tennessee 77-63.


[caption id="attachment_32478" align="alignleft" width="203" caption="Senior guard Monica Wright was selected as a preseason All-American and was recently put on a midseason short list as a candidate for the Wooden Award.

Virginia forward Chelsea Shine (50) in action against Miami.  The #21 ranked Virginia Cavaliers defeated the Miami Hurricanes 85-74 in overtime at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA on February 19, 2009.


[caption id="attachment_32101" align="alignleft" width="228" caption="Sophomore forward Chelsea Shine scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against USC Upstate.

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