COL­LEGE BAS­KET­BALL ROUNDUP Louisville women hold off Vir­ginia Tech

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - SCOREBOARD -

BLACKSBURG — Asia Durr scored 34 points and No. 2 Louisville over­came a near-col­lapse in a 72-63 vic­tory over Vir­ginia Tech on Sun­day.

Sam Fuehring added 21 points and 13 re­bounds for the Car­di­nals (23-1, 10-1 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence), who won their ninth in a row. Fuehring made con­sec­u­tive driv­ing bas­kets in the fi­nal quar­ter af­ter the Hok­ies had closed to 62-56 with un­der 4 min­utes to play, al­low­ing Louisville to avoid an up­set.

Dara Mabrey scored 17 points to lead the Hok­ies (15-8, 2-8), but missed a pair of free throws with 3:49 to play that would have pulled Vir­ginia Tech to 62-58. Re­gan Ma­gar­ity added 14 points and eight re­bounds. Her in­side bas­ket with 34 sec­onds left made it 66-63, but Durr hit a pair of free throws with 25 sec­onds re­main­ing for the Car­di­nals, boost­ing their lead back to 5.

The se­nior hit two more with 13.2 sec­onds left to keep the Car­di­nals atop the ACC stand­ings.

Vir­ginia 53: Duke 47: The Cava­liers (10-14) held off the Blue Devils to se­cure their fourth con­fer­ence win at home. Jo­ce­lyn Wil­loughby scored a game­high 20 points on 5-of-14 shoot­ing but con­verted all nine of her free throws. Wil­loughby also grabbed 10 re­bounds.

The Cava­liers’ Dom­inque Tous­saint scored 14 points on 5-of-8 shoot­ing. The Blue Devils (11-12) were led by Ha­ley Gorecki and Leaonna Odom with 13 points each.

James Madi­son 59, Hof­s­tra 44: The Dukes never trailed as they cruised past the host Pride to earn their 10th con­fer­ence win. The Dukes (18-4) were led by Lexie Bar­rier with 13 points in­clud­ing three 3-point­ers. Lo­gan Reynolds scored 11 points. The Pride (7-16) were led by Boo­gie Bro­zoski’s 17 points.

UNC Wilm­ing­ton 66, W&M 58: The Tribe (1111) were led by fresh­man guard Eva Hodg­son’s game-high 24 points but hit a de­fen­sive wall in the fourth quar­ter, scor­ing only 7 points as they fell to the Sea­hawks. W&M se­nior Biance Boggs notched 16 points and grabbed 10 re­bounds. The Sea­hawks were led by Lacey Suggs’ 18 points. game.

Jar­reau added eight re­bounds and five as­sists. He scored 11 con­sec­u­tive points in the sec­ond half, in­clud­ing 6 straight to give Hous­ton a 63-58 lead with 3½ min­utes left.

Davis and Jar­reau each made free throws in the fi­nal 20 sec­onds to seal it for the Cougars (23-1, 10-1).

Jar­ron Cum­ber­land scored 27 points for Cincin­nati (20-4, 9-2), whose eight-game win­ning streak ended. range, in­clud­ing the win­ner for Iowa (19-5, 8-5).

Fresh­man Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points, in­clud­ing a 3-pointer that was part of the Hawkeyes’ come­back with less than six min­utes re­main­ing. Tyler Cook had 19 points and 11 re­bounds.

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