(19) Boston College 62

(12-4, 0-2 ACC)

(25) Virginia Tech 67

(14-1, 1-1 ACC)

    2:00 PM ET, January 8, 2006

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    #19BC 36 2662
    #25VT 30 3767

    Virginia Tech knocks off No. 21 Boston College at home 

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Megan Finnerty and Kirby Copeland combined for 26 points to lead Virginia Tech (unranked ESPN/USA Today; No. 25 AP) to a 67-62 win over Boston College (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today; No. 19 AP).

    They each scored 13 points for the Hokies (14-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who trailed the Eagles (12-4, 0-2) 36-30 at halftime. Brooke Queenan and Kindyll Dorsey each scored 13 for Boston College.

    Nare Diawara tied the game at 40 on two free throws for Virginia Tech at 15:46. A 10-2 run gave the Hokies their largest lead, putting them up 58-50 with 7:19 left.

    The Eagles took a 60-58 lead with 2:35 to go on a layup by Queenan. Two free throws by Kerri Gardin put the Hokies up 61-60 with 2:01 remaining.

    A basket by Kathrin Ress had BC trailing 63-62 with 46 seconds left. A jumper by Dawn Chriss put the Hokies up for good at 65-62.

    Carrie Mason made two free throws for Virginia Tech with 12 seconds left. Brittanny Johnson missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer for BC.

    Johnson had 11 point for Boston College, and Ress added 10 points and nine rebounds.

    Gardin added 10 points for Virginia Tech.

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