Women’s Basketball: Virginia falls on Senior Day to #8 N.C. State
The Wolfpack (25-4, 14-3 ACC) started the game making their first 13 three-point attempts, building up a 14-point halftime lead that it extended to a 20-point advantage early in the third quarter.
The Cavaliers (13-16, 8-10 ACC) cut the deficit to eight in the final two minutes of the game, but could not complete the comeback.
A trio of freshmen finished with double-digit points for UVA, led by a 13-point performance from redshirt freshman guard Amandine Toi. Kylie Kornegay-Lucas scored 11 points while freshman guard Carole Miller contributed 10.
N.C. State was led by a 15-point, 13-rebound performance by Elissa Cunane.
Despite the loss, the ‘Hoos secured the No. 9 seed in the 2020 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament and will have a first-round bye.
Virginia will begin play with a second-round game against the No. 8 seed, Syracuse, on Thursday, March 5 at 2 p.m.