Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 30, 2013

WVU cools off Penguins; Va. Tech rips Blue Hose

Women's college basketball

Wire reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — West Virginia improved to 5-1 on the year with an 85-58 win at Youngstown State Saturday.

Bria Holmes led WVU with 19 points. Christal Caldwell added 17 for the Mountaineers.

Crystal Leary provided a spark off the bench to lead the Mountaineers in rebounding for her second consecutive game with nine boards. Jess Harlee pulled down seven rebounds, helping the Mountaineers to a 42-37 rebounding advantage over the Penguins (1-4).

The Penguins were led in scoring by Heidi Schlegel with 24 points. Karen Flagg added 14 points and 13 rebounds.

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Va. Tech 55, Presbyterian 33

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech stifled Presbyterian, holding the Blue Hose fo 25.6 percent shooting from the field at Cassell Coliseum and giving coach Dennis Wolff his 300th career coaching victory.

Virginia Tech (6-1), which led 31-11 at halftime, outrebounded Presbyterian (1-5) 56 to 23, and did not allow the visitors a second-chance point.

Uju Ugoka had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Hokies, her fourth double-double of the year. Taijah Campbell had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Keyonna Allen scored nine points to pace the Blue Hose.