Scores

Final

Charlotte 79

(27-9, 9-5 A 10)

Virginia 74

(19-16, 5-9 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 26, 2011

    1 2 T
    CHAR 44 3579
    UVA 32 4274

    Top Performers

    Charlotte: S. McCallum 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Virginia: C. Crosby 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

    Debbie Ryan's career ends as Virginia's late run isn't enough to beat Charlotte

    Associated Press

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Shannon McCallum scored 24 points and Charlotte ended Hall of Famer Debbie Ryan's career at Virginia with a 79-74 victory in the WNIT quarterfinals Saturday.

    Ryan, who announced at the end of the regular season that she was resigning, finishes with a career record of 739-324 in 34 years with the Cavaliers. Virginia was 19-16 this season, winning three times in the WNIT, but missed the NCAA tournament for the fourth time in eight years.

    Epiphany Woodson added 17 points for the 49ers (27-9), who led by as many as 16 in the second half. Virginia had a 22-8 run and closed to within 62-60 with 3:57 to go, but Amanda Dowe and McCallum hit jumpers around a free throw by Virginia's Jazmin Pitts to make it 66-61. The Cavaliers again got within two at 66-64, but the 49ers' Kendria Holmes hit a 3-pointer.

    China Crosby scored a career-high 25 points for the Cavaliers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHAR
    UVA
    Points 79 74
    FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 24-64 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-21 (.857) 19-24 (.792)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 5

    Game Leaders

     
    CHAR
    UVA
    PointsS. McCallum 24C. Crosby 25
    ReboundsJ. Hailey 9A. Moorer 8
    AssistsK. Holmes 7A. Moorer 4
    StealsK. Holmes 3A. Moorer 2
    BlocksJ. Hailey 2A. Moorer 3

    Series

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