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Feb. 6, 2007

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s basketball won its second consecutive game with a 90-57 non-conference win over North Florida at John Paul Jones Arena on Tuesday.

The Cavaliers improved to 14-10 overall, while the Lady Ospreys fell to 6-16 overall.

Virginia jumped out to a quick 7-2 lead to open the game. The Cavaliers built their lead to double digits, utilizing a 27-7 run over 10 minutes to move ahead by 28 points, 43-15. UVa held a 26-point advantage at intermission, 49-23.

Virginia opened the second half with a 15-2 run to go ahead by 39 points, 64-25. The starters played sparingly throughout the game, giving the younger players, including the two walk-ons, ample playing time.

Six Cavaliers, including all five starters. scored in double figures, led by freshman Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) with 20 points. Sophomore Lyndra Littles (Washington, D.C.) followed with 18 points and a game-high 11 rebounds for her 11th double-double of the season (16th of her career). Senior Brenna McGuire (Winchester, Mass.) had 14 points, including four buckets from long range. Senior Siedah Williams (Cleveland, Ohio) followed with 13 points and 10 boards, notching her fifth double-double of the season (ninth of her career). Junior Sharneé Zoll (Marlboro, N.J.) and freshman Jayna Hartig (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) added 10 points each.

Zoll also dished out six assists, pushing her over 500 for her career. She became the fifth Cavalier to reached 500 career assists and now has 503 assists in 88 games to stand fifth on the all-time list.

Denisia Andrews and Jennifer Bowen led UNF with 11 points each. Cecilia Woolfork followed with 10 points.

Overall, Virginia out-rebounded North Florida, 50-24. The Cavaliers shot a season-high 91 percent (21-23) from the free throw line.

Virginia hosts No. 6 Maryland on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at JPJA. The Regional Sports Network will televise the game.


			1	2	-	FinalNorth Florida (6-16)	23	34	-	57Virginia (14-10)	49	41 	-	90
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