BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech women's basketball team is set to host No. 10 Maryland in an ACC contest on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum.
Date/Time: January 13, 2013/2 p.m.
Opponent: #10 Maryland
Site: Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)
Radio: 100.7 FM WNMX
Talent: Andrew Allegretta, play-by-play
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Game Notes: Link
- This marks the 14th meeting between the two teams.
- Maryland holds the edge in the all-time series at 7-6.
- The Hokies won the last meeting between the two teams on January 26, 2012, 75-69 in College Park. Monet Tellier had 31 points, including five three pointers and going 10-of-11 from the free throw line. Aerial Wilson added 15 points and Porschia Hadley posted 14. Former Terrapin Lynetta Kizer led the team with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Laurin Mincy had 19 points and Tianna Hawkins posted 18. Maryland was ranked No. 8 at the time. The win marked the first time the Hokies had beaten a top-8 in over 10 years.
- Maryland won the last game in Blacksburg between the two teams, 60-44 on Jan. 28, 2010.
- Virginia Tech fell to Boston College, 53-46 the last time out.
- The Hokies were led by Uju Ugoka with a game-high 21 points and 13 rebounds. Monet Tellier added 10 points for Tech. Taijah Campbell tallied three blocks.
- Ugoka is averaging 18.0 points and 8.8 rebounds in five games played for the Hokies. Tellier has been solid for the Hokies all season, averaging 13.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. Alyssa Fenyn is adding 7.3 ppg and handing out 3.3 apg. Campbell is posting 5.7 ppg while recording 5.5 rpg and posting 1.5 blocks per game.
- Maryland defeated No. 24 Miami, 84-62 in the team’s last game.
- Four players tallied double-digit points for the Terps with Chloe Pavlech posting 20. Tianna Hawkins notched a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas also added 18 points while Malina Howard tallied 10.
- Hawkins leads Maryland and the ACC on the season, averaging 18.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. Thomas is adding 15.4 points and is tied with Hawkins for league leader in rebounding with 10.1. In addition, Thomas is handing out 5.3 assists per game. Alicia DeVaughn is recording 9.3 ppg and 7.1 rpg.
Up Next: Virginia Tech will be back on the road, traveling to No. 4/5 Duke on Wednesday, Jan. 16 for a 7 p.m. game at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
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