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Feb. 19, 2007

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia sophomore Lyndra Littles (Washington, D.C.) has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week, the ACC announced on Monday.

Littles led UVa in its two games on the week. At Virginia Tech on Thursday, Littles paced the Cavaliers with 24 points and two blocks. Against Florida State on Sunday, Littles racked up her 13th double-double of the season (18th of her career) with game highs of 22 points and 14 rebounds.

After 27 games, Littles is UVa’s leader in scoring (16.8 ppg) and rebounding (8.9 rpg). She also shoots a team-best .493 from the field and .770 from the line. Littles’ scoring mark ranks third in the league, second among conference games with a 17.3 points per game average. The forward also ranks fourth in the ACC in rebounds and third in offensive boards.

The ACC weekly honor is the second for Littles this season. She also garnered Player of the Week honors on Nov. 13.

Virginia closes out the ACC regular-season with two road games this week. The first stop is Georgia Tech on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.

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