Virginia Women Roll Past Rider 83-38

December 29, 2008

The Virginia women's basketball team notched its fifth straight win on Sunday, crushing Rider 83-38 in the opening round of the Marriott Cavalier Classic.

Monica Wright led the way for the Cavaliers with 22 points and Lyndra Littles added 21. In all, four Cavaliers scored in double figures.

Virginia never trailed in this game, and had a 48-19 lead at the half. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 10-2 on the season, 6-0 at John Paul Jones Arena.

Virginia will take on Louisiana Tech Monday night in the Marriott Cavalier Classic Championship Monday night at 7 pm. Rider will play UMBC in the consolation game, which tips off at 4:30 pm.

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