Nancy Mayer's school-record 33 points led third-ranked Virginia to a 90-79 victory over Clemson in ACC women's basketball yesterday in Charlottesville.
Virginia is 25-1 overall and 13-1 in the ACC. Clemson is 11-15 and 4-10. Maryland 72, Duke 67
Deanna Tate's 31 points included 13 from the foul line as Maryland won an ACC game in Durham, N.C. Maryland is 14-12 overall and 6-8 in the ACC. Duke, which got 28 points from Chris Moreland, the conference's leading scorer, is 20-6 and 9-5. Providence 102, Georgetown 68
Mary Burke scored 27 points as the Friars (21-4 overall and 14-2 in the Big East) beat the Hoyas (7-19 and 3-13) at McDonough Arena. Jenny Bendall, Beth Knight and Nikki Arwood each had 14 points for GU. Rhode Island 69, George Washington 54
Michelle Washington's 29 points enabled her to break Rhode Island's all-time scoring record of 1,834 points. The winners are 13-12 overall and 5-10 in the Atlantic 10. The visitors are 12-12 and 4-10. East Carolina 78, George Mason 46
Loraine Foster and Alma Bethea each scored 12 of her 14 points in the first half as the Pirates (20-6 overall, 10-1) beat the Patriots (9-20, 3-10) in a Colonial Athletic Association game at East Carolina. UMBC 75, UDC 66
Tammy McCarthy scored 13 of her game-high 22 points in the second half to lead the Retrievers over the Lady Firebirds (12-9) in Baltimore. Howard 61, North Carolina A&T 54
Vannessa Graham scored 14 of her game-high 19 points in the second half to lead the Bison (15-9 overall, 10-2 in the league) in the MEAC game in Greensboro, N.C. Gallaudet 71, St. Mary's 52
Gallaudet (17-9) advanced to the Chesapeake Women's Athletic Conference title game against Marymount (14-11) tonight at 6 as Angela Kuehn had 12 of her game-high 21 points in the second half. Marymount beat Shenandoah, 62-36. Ramapo 67, Catholic 66
Stephanie Dawson's two foul shots with 30 seconds left in overtime enabled the Lady Road Runners (15-9) to win in New Jersey. Dawson had 24 points.