Jackie Cook scored 21 points Thursday as the
Shae Kelley had 17 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals for the Lady Monarchs (18-9, 9-6
James Madison (18-8, 12-2) remained alone in second place to
Hollie Mershon scored 26 as
Virginia (15-11, 7-8) squandered an 11-point lead and lost 64-62 at Clemson (8-18, 4-11). The Cavaliers were playing without Kelsey Wolfe, who will miss the rest of the season with an injured anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, which she suffered Sunday against Maryland.
Chowan senior and Hampton High alum Talaya Lynch was named to the All-Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association team. Lynch is averaging a team-high 14.7 points per game.
No. 3 seed Virginia Wesleyan sank 12 3-pointers as it beat No. 6 Shenandoah 60-47 in the day's last quarterfinal of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament at
Kelly Jones scored 18 points for the Marlins (18-8), who advanced to play No. 2 Guilford on Saturday. The Quakers beat No. 7 Randolph-Macon 76-48 behind Gabby Oglesby totaled 14 points and 11 rebounds, giving them their 14th victory in 15 games.
No. 1 seed Eastern Mennonite and No. 5
Keyla Baltimore scored 16 points as EMU (19-5) beat No. 8 Washington and Lee 68-58. W&L’s Katy Wilson had 22 points and 12 rebounds.
Shannon Allan had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Lynchburg ousted No. 4 Bridgewater 51-47, giving the Hornets their first semifinal berth since 1990.
Liberty (21-6, 13-2 Big South) earned its 10th consecutive road victory, dominating UNC Asheville 75-43 behind Tolu Omotola's 14 points and Devon Brown's 13.
The Flames haven't lost a road game since No. 1 Baylor beat them Nov. 23. ...
Dequesha McClanahan scored 28 points to help Winthrop beat Longwood 78-46 in Rock Hill, S.C., despite Crystal Smith's 16 points for the
Devon Saddler scored 31 points as Delaware (15-13, 10-5) enhanced its tenuous hold on second place in the CAA with a 73-71 double-overtime home win over Drexel (11-16, 7-8).
Dragons coach Bruiser Flint wildly protested the lack of a foul call on Drexel's final missed shot. ...