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Feb. 21, 2007

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

UVa then travels to Clemson on Sunday, Feb. 25 for a 2 p.m. contest.

The Yellow Jackets, under the guidance of fourth-year head coach MaChelle Joseph, stand 17-10 overall and 8-5 in ACC play after a 62-59 win over Clemson on Feb. 19. Senior guard Stephanie Higgs leads the team with 15.1 ppg, while junior forward Janie Mitchell follows with 14.1 ppg and a team-best 6.6 rpg. Junior guard Chioma Nnamaka is third with 12.7 ppg.

Virginia holds a 49-8 all-time series edge over Georgia Tech since the teams first met in 1979. Last season, UVa claimed a 57-51 win over the Yellow Jackets on Feb. 23, 2006.

Virginia lost its final regular-season home game to Florida State, 79-77, on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Sophomore Lyndra Littles (Washington, D.C.) led UVa with a game-high 22 points and a game-high 14 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the season (18th of her career). Senior Siedah Williams (Cleveland, Ohio) followed with 17 points, while freshman Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) also notched her third career double-double with 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Junior Sharneé Zoll (Marlboro, N.J.) added 11 points, and freshman Paulisha Kellum (Upper Marlboro, Md.) finished with 10.

Overall, Virginia out-rebounded Florida State, 49-39. The Cavaliers finished 17-of-18 from the free throw line for a season-high 94.4 percent.

After 27 contests, sophomore Lyndra Littles leads the Cavaliers with 16.8 points, 8.9 rebounds per game, and 17 blocks. Freshman Monica Wright follows with 14.7 ppg and a team-best 62 steals, while junior Sharneé Zoll adds 10.2 ppg and 161 assists.

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