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Virginia ekes 69-64 road victory against Lady Deacons

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.


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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.


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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.