Women’s Basketball Postgame Notes
No. 4 Maryland 74, Virginia 62
Jan. 18, 2008
Records: Virginia 13-5, 2-1 ACC; Maryland 21-1, 5-0 ACC
Tonight’s attendance was 4,700.
Maryland has won the last five meetings with Virginia. The Cavaliers lead the all-time series 40-28.
The Cavaliers ended their seven-game winning streak. Maryland has now won 11 in a row.
UVa is 22-8 all-time in John Paul Jones Arena, including a 9-2 mark this season. Both losses were to ranked teams (George Washington, Maryland).
Maryland trailed at the break (34-33) for the first time all season. The Terrapins outscored UVa 41-28 in the second half.
Maryland outrebounded Virginia 44-28. The Cavaliers had just four offensive rebounds. The Terrapins, who tallied 11 caroms, outscored Virginia 14-2 on second-chance points.
Monica Wright tied her season and career-high with three 3-pointers on the night.
Maryland center Crystal Langhorne became the program’s all-time leading scorer tonight. She needed just five points entering the contest and finished with a team-best 20.
Virginia will play on the road at Miami Monday. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
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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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