BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley scored a 31 points to lead No. 9 Virginia Tech to a 72-51 victory over UNC Greensboro on Monday.
Kitley connected on 13 of 22 from the floor and grabbed 10 rebounds to lift the Hokies (3-1) to their second consecutive win.
Jayde Gamble scored a career-high 25 points to pace UNC Greensboro (3-2), which saw its three-game winning streak end. Gamble connected on 12 of 19 from the floor.
Georgia Amoore added nine points and eight assists for the Hokies, who shot 46.8% (29 of 62). Matilda Ekh scored nine as well.
NO. 15 OHIO STATE 79, EAST CAROLINA 55
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jacy Sheldon scored 20 points, Taylor Thierry had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Ohio State beat East Carolina in the Baha Mar Pink Flamingo Championship.
Ohio State (3-1) will play Oklahoma State on Wednesday.
Rebeka Mikulasikova added 12 points and Cotie McMahon and Rikki Harris each had 11 for Ohio State, which was coming off back-to-back dominating home wins last week.
Synia Johnson scored eight of her 14 points in the second quarter for East Carolina (2-2). Amiya Joyner added 12 points and Danae McNeal, who was picked the AAC’s preseason player of the year, scored 10.
NO. 24 MISSISSIPPI 60, MICHIGAN 49
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Marija Avlijas scored 11 points, Madison Scott added 10 points and Mississippi beat Michigan in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.
The Rebels (5-1) held an opponent to less than 50 points for the third time this season.
Marquesha Davis and Snudda Collins each scored nine points for Mississippi. Scott was named the tournament MVP.
Laila Phelia led Michigan (4-1) with 21 points. She was 4 of 18 from the field but made 11 of 12 free throws. Jordan Hobbs had the second-most points for the Michigan starters with six. Cameron Williams had a team-high eight rebounds.
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