Virginia 59, No. 21 TCU 55
Chelsea Shine scored 20 points and Virginia knocked off No. 21
TCU 59-55 on Saturday at the Paradise Jam.
Lexie Gerson and Paulisha Kellum added 10 points each for the
Cavaliers (4-3), who rallied to take a 55-53 lead with 38.7 seconds
left. Micah Garoutte had a chance to get the Frogs within one with
12 seconds left, but the senior’s lay-up rolled out. She made one
of two free throws, and Virginia added two more foul shots down the
stretch to secure the victory.
Emily Carter scored 14 points to lead TCU (3-3). Starr Crawford
added 13 points, and Helena Sverrisdottir had 10 points and nine
Crawford gave TCU the lead at 27-26 early in the second half,
but Virginia regained the momentum moments later. The Cavaliers
pushed their lead to eight on an 11-3 run with 10 minutes left in
the game, before Sverrrisdottir connected from behind the arc to
make the score 43-40.
Freshman Briesha Wynn tied the ballgame at 43-43 a few moments
later on a 3 of her own, part of an 8-0 run by the Frogs, but
Virginia kept answering every time the game got close.