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(10) West Virginia 57

(5-0, 0-0 away)

Virginia 43

(3-3, 2-0 home)

    1:00 PM ET, November 26, 2010

    1 2 T
    #10WVU 27 3057
    UVA 26 1743

    Top Performers

    West Virginia: L. Repella 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Virginia: C. Shine 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    No. 11 WVU throttles Virginia with defense

    Associated Press

    ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands -- Liz Repella scored 14 points and West Virginia (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) used a strong defensive effort to beat Virginia 57-43 on Friday at the Paradise Jam.

    The Mountaineers (5-0), who led 27-26 at halftime, held Virginia without a basket for nearly the first 10½ minutes of the second half.

    West Virginia wasn't fully able to capitalize on its stellar defense, building only a 10-point lead as the Mountaineers forced Virginia into eight turnovers and six missed shots during its drought. The Cavaliers' Paulisha Kellum finally hit a jumper with 9:38 left that made it 38-33.

    The Mountaineers then went on a 10-2 run over the next four minutes to put the game away.

    Chelsea Shine scored 12 points and Kellum added 10 for the Cavaliers (3-3).

    West Virginia will play 19th-ranked Iowa State on Saturday, while Virginia faces No. 21 TCU.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WVU
    UVA
    Points 57 43
    FG Made-Attempted 18-52 (.346) 13-42 (.310)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 0-11 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-33 (.545) 17-20 (.850)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 0

    Game Leaders

     
    WVU
    UVA
    PointsL. Repella 14C. Shine 12
    ReboundsM. Ali 6C. Shine 8
    AssistsS. Miles 5P. Kellum 5
    StealsS. Miles 3C. Shine 2
    BlocksA. Bussie 3S. Egwu 1

    2010-11 Season

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