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Women’s Basketball: Virginia knocks off Clemson, 70-54

UVA AthleticsVirginia (10-13, 5-7 ACC) picked up a 70-54 victory over Clemson on Thursday at John Paul Jones Arena.

The Cavaliers (10-13, 5-7 ACC) built up a 24-9 lead in the first half, but the Tigers (7-16, 3-9 ACC) cut the deficit to just three points early in the third quarter.

Virginia built back up a 17-point lead with 4:53 remaining in the contest and finished with a 16-point win.

The Cavaliers had three players finish with double-digits points. Senior guard Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.) scored 21 points. Freshman guard Carole Miller (Alexandria, Va.) scored a career-high 19 points. Senior guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) scored 13 points with seven assists and six rebounds.

Amari Robinson led Clemson with 19 points and eight rebounds.

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