After entering the post until anyone was bouncing in particular, Dominique Toussaint did not take the army on his side, and goes up towards the anxiety hitting the court i Jones Paul Jones Arena.
With the Duchess basketball team in the town of Sunday, the day after the three-point clinic hosted the men on the same floor, Toussaint was not the only one who was feeling a little bit of swine.
In a field just over four minutes to open the game, Virginia turned the ball over five times. The Quartermakers finished the first quarter with as much turning (9) as point (9), and at halftime, UVa and the Duck were combined for 23 rotating.
Despite the final story of 37 combined conferences, the action on the floor spent the second half. Virginia headed 3 inconvenient points through Lisa Jablonowski in the third quarter and the Cavaliers beat 53-47 from the free throw line.
Sunday's peak was the first time the Cavaliers (10-14, 3-7 ACC) won consecutive AC games since Tina Thompson became the head coach. On Thursday, Virginia set up Boston College, 79-77, overtime.
"It's definitely encouraging confidence, but we can not have our laurels," said Jocelyn Virginia Willoughby. "We show growth for our staff and we are waiting for this moment, but we need to keep it building."
Jablonowski's first progress was through his successful 3-point season try, and in the final three minutes, Virginia went 8-in-10 from the free throw line.
The Cavaliers finished the 15-19 game out of the stripe of charity, and the Duke (11-12, 3-8 ACC) only held three false shots and they only gave five complete visits to the free throw line.
"The work we spend is free every day in practice to work," said Thompson. "It's part of our practice plan, and we need to spend free of charge because of our team type. We want to continue to attack, and we want to score the shift and score at the edge. You are making efforts in that way, more than it happens, you will suffer. "
After holding three points in the first half, Willoughby scored 10 in the quarter quarter alone and finished a double double double (20 points, 10 rebounds) of the season and the second for the last two games. She also went 9-in-9 from the free throw line, and hit a dirty squad after the other in the final three minutes of the game.
The Duke Duke coach, Joanne McCallie, asked the difference in the game.
"The move was when she got from us. She was worried that she was getting rid of her and going out of the floor, without stopping her to move, she was moving hard and undertake shaping or finishing a league, "McCallie said. "Those who suffered them and those who received in the second half never got the first half, and put it on our heels a bit."
The fifth win was the best try for Willoughby's 20 points in the season, and his third in the Fleet past games. She spent 26 high season in the winner of Thursday over Boston College. Now with 974 career points, the third year is fast closing to 1,000.
McCallie said that Willoughby would gain more of his second chance to get the basket and fight for rebels. His minutes were a short two minutes, but the former New Jersey Gatorade of the Year Player had a lot more freedom in the last two quarters. Willoughby took down his 10 rebounds in the fourth quarter.
"I could not be as physical soon. I need to be smart," Willoughby said. "In the second half, it was like OK, I can play with two eyes, so it was more aggressive and things started as my mental."
Jablonowski helped Willoughby control the boards in the final quarter. She took five rebounds in the fourth quarter and finished with 10 to seven points.
"Lisa welcomes all the way I'm doing in the first half and comes into the clutch," Thompson. "The rebounds were so huge down on the piece."
Leanna Odom and Hayley Gorecki had a bad 13 points on the Duke, but it was not enough to cope with the 21 Blue Devils.
"I've had eight of them today, so I can not say quite positive," said Gorecki. "Without the cost of us the game. I can not be eight captain captains for this team."
Virginia has a week to prepare before hitting the road next Sunday to face North Carolina.
Ron Counts cover the University of Virginia athletics for The Progress Progress. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, (434) 978-7245, or on Twitter @Ron_CDPsports.
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