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Virginia falls to Pitt, 68-63

The Virginia women’s basketball team led for over 39 minutes against Pittsburgh but could not close out to lose its fourth straight game, 68-63 Thursday night at the Petersen Events Center.


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Weekend Previews, Jan. 23-25

With a loss to Miami Wednesday night, Virginia fell to 0-3 on the road against ACC opponents, but the team hopes to bounce back against Georgia Tech at home, where the Cavaliers are 10-1 this season.


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Women’s basketball opens conference play, wins two of three

The Virginia women’s basketball team opened conference play 2-1, coming off a 10-3 finish of non-conference play. The Cavaliers kicked off conference play Jan. 4 on the road against in-state rival Virginia Tech in a 62-47 victory, their 17th straight win against the Hokies dating back to 2008.


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Women's basketball falls to Illinois, 86-63

The Virginia women’s basketball team allowed Illinois to shoot 55 percent from the field and committed 18 turnovers on the way to a 86-63 loss to Illinois in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge — the worst loss of the season.


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Basketball teams announce new recruiting classes

Virginia men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett announced Wednesday afternoon that the team had signed the bulky Brewster Academy senior forward Jarred Reuter to a National Letter of Intent. Earlier in the day, Virginia women’s basketball coach Joanne Boyle also announced that high school senior post players Debra Ferguson, Moné Jones and Shakyna Payne would all head to Charlottesville for the 2015-16 season.


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Women's basketball seeks first postseason appearance since 2012

The Virginia women’s basketball team opens its 2014-15 campaign this Friday night at John Paul Jones Arena against Ohio State, looking to improve on last season's 14-17 overall and 6-10 ACC record. The season was the first-ever losing effort in coach Joanne Boyle's 12 years at the collegiate level — none of her teams had ever finished fewer than two games above .500.


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Cavaliers fall short against Georgia Tech, 77-76

The Virginia women’s basketball team bowed out of the ACC Tournament Thursday night in Greensboro, N.C. The No. 10 Cavaliers battled to the end against No. 7 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets but came up just short in the end, falling 77-76.


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Virginia tops Boston College in ACC Tournament, 74-59

Wednesday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C., the Virginia women’s basketball team defeated Boston College, 74-59, in the first round of the ACC Tournament. The 10th-seeded Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak to earn a second-round matchup with seventh-seeded Georgia Tech on Thursday at 6 p.m.


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Women's basketball hosts Canes in home finale

The Virginia women’s basketball team plays its last home game of the season Thursday against Miami, as both teams aim to finish with winning records. The Cavaliers (13-14, 6-8 ACC) were one game above .500 last week before their matchup against two ranked ACC opponents, North Carolina and NC State.