Aug. 23, 1997
Curtis Staples Scores Four Points in USA Victory
TRAPANI, Sicily, Italy -- University of Virginia guard Curtis Staples (Roanoke, Va.) came off the bench to score four points as the United States defeated South Africa 110-32 on the first day of preliminary round action at the World University Games on Friday (August 22).
Staples also grabbed three rebounds, had two assists and one steal in 19 minutes of action.
Ansu Sesay of the University of Mississippi was the leading scorer in the game with 19 points, and Loren Woods of Wake Forest scored 18 points and had a game-high 17 rebounds.
The United States plays Great Britain in preliminary round action on Saturday (August 23).
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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