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Jan. 30, 1998

Virginia Rolls Past Georgia Tech

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Virginia women's basketball team defeated Georgia Tech in front of 3,651 fans by a score of 93-57 at University Hall.

Virginia jumped out to an early 13-0 lead, before Georgia Tech scored its first points at the 15:56 mark in the first half. The Cavaliers never looked back and took a 55-31 lead into halftime. Virginia picked up right where it left off in the second half, pulling away to a 36 point victory.

Kate Mooney connected on four of her five three-point attempts, scoring a career-high 20 points in the win. DeMya Walker recorded a double-double, scoring 19 points and gathering a game-high 12 rebounds for Virginia. Mimi McKinney added 19 points and five assists for the Cavaliers.

Georgia Tech was lead by Betsy Foy, who scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in the loss.

With the win, Virginia improves its record to 14-5 overall, 5-4 in the ACC. The loss drops Georgia Tech's record to 9-11 overall, 2-8 in the conference.

The Cavaliers return to action when they travel to Florida State on Sunday, (Feb. 1). The game is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.

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