Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 23, 2014

College women: Lady Lions, Rams both win 73-66

Staff, wire reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WISE, Va. — Sissy Wagner led five Lady Lions in doubles figures with 16 points and also dished out nine assists, as Concord defeated UVa-Wise 73-66 in Mountain East Conference action.

Jacqueline Kestner (15), Rachel Artrip (14), Andrea Bertrand (10) and Sammi Webster (10) also paced Concord, which led 34-21 at the break, and then hung on, improving to 8-6 overall and 6-5 in the MEC.

Taylor Sandidge led UVa-Wise (7-8, 3-8) with 18 points, while Reynesha Archer and MaKenzie Cluesman added 11 each. Cluesman also had nine rebounds and five assists.

Concord also received eight boards and six assists from Bertrand.

Bluefield 73, Shawnee State 66

 BLUEFIELD, Va. — Teqa McNeal led the Rams with 21 points, as Bluefield improved to 9-8 overall and 4-5 in the Mid-South Conference.

Asia Wheeler added 16 points and Whitney Smith had 15 for Bluefield in a contest that featured 58 free throws between the two teams.

Diane Abbady led the Bears with 19 points and 19 rebounds.

Bluefield will host Rio Grande on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Virginia 86,

No. 6 Maryland 72

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kelsey Wolfe scored 24 points and Ataira Franklin and Faith Randolph each scored 19 and Virginia ended No. 6 Maryland’s 14-game winning streak.

The Cavaliers (10-9, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) ended a five-game losing streak against the Terrapins, and won their second straight against a ranked foe. They beat No. 24 Florida State on Sunday.

Georgia Tech 73, Virginia Tech 52

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Georgia Tech overcame a six-point halftime deficit by scoring 54 second half points to run past the Hokies.

Tyaunna Marshall paced the Yellow Jackets (13-6, 3-3) with 30 points. Ugoka led Virginia Tech with 22.

 points and 10 rebounds. Taijah Campbell added 10 for the Hokies (10-8, 0-5), who are still looking for its first ACC win of the season.