In women's basketball Tuesday night,
Emily Correal and Janine Aldridge each scored 12 points for W&M.
The Tribe (2-11, 0-2
With 14 minutes remaining, Janine Aldridge's fourth 3-pointer of the night pushed the W&M margin to 40-26. But the Seahawks (2-11, 1-1) responded with a run, regaining the advantage at 49-48 with 5:09 left.
Sophomore Anna Kestler's lay up through traffic at the 2:40 mark broke a 50-50 tie as W&M went ahead by two, but the Tribe never scored again. UNCW regained the lead on its next possession with a 3-pointer.
Tawanna Lee led UNCW with 16 points.
Southern Virginia women 52, Apprentice 49
Despite 15 points, 13 rebounds and six steals from whirlwind Danita Whitaker, Apprentice lost 52-49 at Southern Virginia in a matchup of U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association members in Buena Vista.
Tysheka Simpson added 13 points for Apprentice.
Amaris Knight, who led the Knights with 19 points, sank a jumper to start a 6-0 run that gave SVU a 43-37 edge. Apprentice twice cut the margin to one point, including on a 3-pointer from Shanae Hilliard with 13 seconds left for a 50-49 margin.
Abigail Logan hit a pair of free throws, and a last-ditch shot by the Lady Builders fell short.
Va. Wesleyan 80, Bridgewater 68
DJ Woodmore scored 24 points and Chris Astorga had 21 as Virginia Wesleyan (9-4, 5-0
VWC took the lead midway through the first half and never yielded it, though the Eagles (8-6, 2-3) trimmed their deficit to 74-68. The Marlins scored the last six points.
The Huskies' Quincy Ford hit a double-clutch 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in regulation to force overtime in Philadelphia, and Northeastern (8-7, 3-0 CAA) went on to win its third game in a row.
The Huskies were led by Reggie Spencer with 17 points and seven rebounds, and Ford had 14 points.
The Dragons (5-10, 1-2) were paced by
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Apprentice's Phillip Porto was named the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Wrestler of the Weekafter taking third place in his class at the Waynesburg (Pa.) Invitational.