Scores

Final

Virginia 78

(12-3, 1-2 ACC)

(18) Virginia Tech 59

(14-2, 1-2 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 16, 2006

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    UVA 39 3978
    #18VT 24 3559

    Top Performers

    Virginia: L. Littles 19 Pts, 11 Reb

    Virginia Tech: D. Chriss 16 Pts, 2 Reb

    Littles leads Cavaliers past Hokies 

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Lyndra Littles had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead Virginia to a 78-59 victory over Virginia Tech (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) on Monday night.

    The Cavaliers (13-3, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) turned 22 Virginia Tech turnovers into 27 points and shot 51.6 percent to the Hokies' 40.4 percent.

    Littles scored seven straight before Sharnee Zoll's jumper gave Virginia its biggest lead of the half, 39-24 with 6 seconds left.

    Kirby Copeland's layup brought the Hokies (14-2, 1-2) within 12 points, but Tech could get no closer. Virginia extended its lead to 28 points on Brenna McGuire's 3-pointer with 4½ minutes left.

    The Cavaliers were 5-of-8 from 3-point range.

    Reserve Takisha Granberry had 16 points for Virginia and Zoll added 13.

    Chriss Dawn led Virginia Tech with 16 points and Kerri Gardin had 10.

    Virginia coach Debbie Ryan improved her record against Virginia Tech to 27-6.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UVA
    VT
    Points 78 59
    FG Made-Attempted 32-62 (.516) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 1-11 (.091)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 12-15 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 28 0

    Game Leaders

     
    UVA
    VT
    PointsL. Littles 19D. Chriss 16
    ReboundsL. Littles 11M. Finnerty 8

    2005-06 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 16, 2006 UVA 78, @VT 59Recap | Box Score
    Feb 2, 2006 VT 65, @UVA 54Recap | Box Score