Virginia Wins Third Straight with 85-65 Victory over Seton Hall
Dec. 2, 2006
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s basketball captured it third straight win on Saturday night with a 85-65 victory over Seton Hall at the John Paul Jones Arena.
The Cavaliers improved to 6-2 on the season, while the Pirates fell to 5-3 overall.
After a few traded baskets, Virginia went on a 22-3 run over a seven-minute span to take a 15-point lead, 32-17. UVa went ahead by as many as 20 points before entering the locker room with a 19-point advantage, 49-30.
In the second half, UVa increased its margin to 30 points, 76-46, with 8:53 to go. The Cavaliers utilized its entire bench in the victory.
Three Cavaliers netted double digits, led by Senior Brenna McGuire’s (Winchester, Mass.) with a season-high 17 points. She also tied her career-high with five three-point buckets. Sophomore Lyndra Littles (Washington, D.C.) and freshman Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) followed with 15 points apiece.
Noteisha Womack led Seton Hall with 18 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.. Elizbieta Mukosiej followed with 15 points, and Ashley Booker had 14 points.
Overall, Seton Hall out-rebounded Virginia, 40-35. The Cavalier shot 47 percent (29-62) from the field, while the Pirates shots 45 percent (26-58). The `Hoos went to the charity stripe 30 times, competing 67 percent (20-30), while SHU was 12-of-17. UVa forced 24 turnovers while committing just 15.
Virginia travels to Marshall on Tuesday, Dec. 5 for a 7 p.m. game. The Virginia Sports Radio Network will broadcast the game live.
1 2 - FinalSeton Hall (5-3) 30 35 - 65Virginia (6-2) 49 36 - 85