Virginia 73, No. 17 Vanderbilt 66

Jazmin Pitts netted a career-high 20 points off the bench as the

Virginia women upended No. 17 Vanderbilt 73-66 Friday in the first

game of the San Juan Shootout.

Sarah Imovbioh pitched in 15 points and China Crosby had 13 for

the Cavaliers (4-0).

Pitts hit 9 of 14 shots in her 26 minutes, 8 seconds of action.

Her offensive output helped Virginia outscore Vanderbilt 28-14 off

the bench.

Virginia leaped to a 37-26 halftime lead on 15-of-22 shooting

(68.2 percent) in the first half. Vanderbilt made strides to close

the gap in the second half, but was hindered by a 36.4 shooting

percentage (24 of 66) for the game.

The Commodores (3-2) hit 10 of 33 3-point tries. Christina

Foggie led the charge, hitting a career-best eight 3-pointers on 17

attempts with a season-high 26 points.

The loss was Vanderbilt’s second straight after losing to

then-unranked Dayton on Nov. 18.