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Jan. 11, 1998

N.C. State Surprises No. 9 Virginia

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - LyShale Jones scored 22 points and Tynesha Lewis added 14 off the bench, including 12 in the second half, as number 13 North Carolina State surprised ninth-ranked Virginia on its home court, 67-59, in an Atlantic Coast Conference clash.

North Carolina State (14-1, 5-0 ACC) opened the game with a 6-0 burst but Virginia (11-3, 2-3) recovered for a 29-28 halftime edge.

The Wolfpack shot 51 percent (27-of-53) from the field, including 2-of-4 from three-point range. Peace Shepard led the way on the boards with seven rebounds for NCSU, which held a 34-30 advantage.

Demya Walker had 20 points and eight rebounds and Erin Stoval added 12 off the bench for Virginia, which shot 39 percent (22-of-57) from the floor and made just four of 18 three-pointers.

The Cavaliers recorded 11 steals among the 23 turnovers they forced.


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