Virginia Downs Wake Forest
Jan. 27, 2000
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – Svetlana Volnaya scored 20 points as No. 25Virginia took over first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 58-47victory over Wake Forest on Thursday.
Virginia (15-5, 7-1 ACC) dominated Wake Forest (6-13, 2-6) on the boards,outrebounding the Demon Deacons 47-30.
Neither team shot well, with Virginia shooting 34 percent from the floor andWake Forest 32. The Cavaliers were 15-of-22 from the free throw line, doublingthe scoring from Wake’s 7-for-8 performance.
Alisha Mosley led Wake Forest with 21 points, but had only four in thesecond half.
Virginia led 31-26 at halftime and increased the margin to 12 points earlyin the second half. Wake Forest used a 7-0 run to close to 44-41 with 10:23 toplay, but got no closer.