Feb. 20, 2014
Head Coach Joanne Boyle
On the game:
"Obviously we're disappointed with the outcome. We had a good game plan I the first half and just had a huge letdown and had to fight our way back. Carolina is a very good team and it's just tough to handle that many points."
On second half:
"We just dug ourselves too big of a hole coming out in the second half. We ran out of time basically."
On UVa's successful press toward the end of the game:
"I wish we would have gone to it sooner or gone to the zone sooner, just to protet Sarah [Imovbioh] from foul trouble. We probably waited a little too long to do that. I really loved how aggressive we were but that needed to be us at the start of the second half. It's all there and we're playing with these teams that are top-10 or top-15 and we just have to understand that it's a 40 minute game. We just had too long of a lapse and against a good team it's too much to come back from."
On UVa's problems tonight:
"We got in early foul trouble and had to pull some of our main people out. We just looked discombobulated offensively and were shooting way too quickly. Way, way too quickly. The other thing I talked to the team about was that when we had chances to make easy layups, we ricocheted them off the backboard and that gives you no chance in transition defense. Both of those things- shooting too fast and missing layups- hurt us tonight."
"I think we just rushed everything and took quick shots. It was also probably the wrong people taking shots too. We didn't get anything at the rim for that stretch [at the start of the second half] for about eight minutes. That really hurt our percentage. Like I said before, I think it's a combination of both ends of the floor."
"I think I'm stuck in that six or seven minute stretch in the second Half. Obviously we can't win with Sarah [Imovbioh] on the bench, or Ataira [Franklin] either. We just have to figure it out- whether it's four or more minutes without Sarah I. We just have to find our identity in there without her."
Sophomore Guard Faith Randolph
On cutting the deficit late in the second half:
"During that time, they were rattled. We were trying to get deflections on the ball and they didn't know what to do. But once they started making layups down the floor, it started to deflate our momentum a little bit. We were putting pressure on them, but we needed to play like that earlier."
On scoring 24 points off the bench:
"Nothing felt different today. My job is to do whatever it takes to help us win and I felt like I did that. A few lapses on offense and defense really hurt us. That's on me, too. We all have to take ownership of that. We knew we had to be `eleven strong' today, and we weren't."
On looking for a big win on the road:
"We have to bring it on the floor. Once that ball is in the air, we have to bring it. It's nearing the end of the season. We have to be there mentally and I think we will."
Junior Center Sarah Imovbioh
On getting into foul trouble:
"It was really difficult. I thought I started to play more timid and not going strong like I usually do because I was scared that they would blow the whistle."
Stearns Making Mark on UniversityWomen's Soccer8/25/16A four-year starter for the Virginia women's soccer team, Morgan Stearns hold the program record for career victories by a goalkeeper.Spanish Journey Strengthens Cavaliers' BondMen's Basketball8/20/16The Virginia men's basketball team made strides on and off the court during its 10-day tour of Spain this month.'Hoos Heading Home On High NoteMen's Basketball8/17/16On the final night of its 10-day tour of Spain, Virginia routed the Sant Julià All-Stars 85-49. Four players scored in double figures for the Cavaliers.
Director of News Content
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.
Virginia Women’s Basketball 2016-17 Season Tickets On ...
W. Basketball | 8/1/2016
Season tickets for the 2016-17 Virginia women’s basketball season are on sale now.
Jeff White: Moses Seizes Chance to Broaden Horizons
W. Basketball | 7/29/2016
Virginia's top returning post player, junior forward Lauren Moses, has had an eventful summer...
Andrew Landers Named Video Coordinator
W. Basketball | 7/8/2016
Andrew Landers joins the Virgina women's basketball staff as the video coordinator.
Jeff White: Taylor Back in Familiar Surroundings
W. Basketball | 7/1/2016
Five years after leaving UVA, Tim Taylor has returned this summer. He's one of two new assistants...
Jeff White: Towering Center Boosts Frontcourt
W. Basketball | 6/21/2016
The Cavaliers' four freshmen include 6-9 Felicia Aiyeotan, a native of Nigeria who graduated from...
Graham Named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
W. Basketball | 6/20/2016
Katherine Graham, who was an assistant coach last season at Western Kentucky and went to the...
Tim Taylor Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
W. Basketball | 06/14/2016
Virginia women's basketball head coach Joanne Boyle announced the hiring of Tim Taylor as an...
Virginia Travels to Northwestern in 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge
W. Basketball | 05/25/2016
The Atlantic Coast Conference and Big Ten announced on Wednesday (May 25) the matchups for the...
- Online Stores