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Virginia Tech 81, Louisville 79

Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Taylor Soule scored 24 points, Elizabeth Kitley had 20 points and 13 rebounds and No. 13 Virginia Tech beat Louisville 81-79.

The game featured 17 ties and 13 lead changes with Virginia Tech holding a 17:47 to 11:55 edge in time of possession. Neither team led by double-digits and the largest lead of the fourth quarter was Louisville at 70-65 with 5:33 left.

Morgan Jones completed a three-point play with 2:58 left to give Louisville a four-point lead but the Cardinals only made one more field goal the rest of the way. Virginia Tech took advantage as Kayana Traylor and Georgia Amoore each made a 3-pointer for a two-point lead and the Hokies didn't trail again.

Traylor finished with 17 points and Amoore added 13 points and eight assists for Virginia Tech (14-3, 9-1 ACC).

Hailey Van Lith scored 29 points, Jones had 19 points and nine rebounds for Louisville (13-6, 5-3). Van Lith and Jones combined for over half of Louisville's field goal makes and attempts. Van Lith was 10 of 26, Jones 7 of 11 and the Cardinals 31 of 61.

January 12, 2023


Louisville
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. Dixon F 24 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-1 2 2 0 2 4 4
O. Cochran F 10 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 1 4 4
H. Van Lith G 40 10-26 7-7 2-7 3-5 3 0 3 5 2 29
M. Jones G 39 7-11 5-9 0-0 0-9 2 0 1 4 2 19
C. Carr G 28 2-7 0-0 2-4 0-1 1 0 1 1 0 6
M. Robinson 33 3-4 0-0 0-0 3-8 6 1 3 0 3 6
J. Williams 12 3-4 0-0 0-1 1-2 0 0 0 0 4 6
N. Harris 8 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 0 1 1 1 2
M. Russell 6 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 1 1 0 1 1 3
Totals   200 31-61
(.508)
12-16
(.750)
5-13
(.385)
10-31 15 4 9 15 21 79


Virginia Tech
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
T. Soule F 27 9-14 6-9 0-0 1-2 1 0 1 3 5 24
E. Kitley C 38 7-11 6-9 0-0 5-14 2 2 1 2 1 20
G. Amoore G 38 5-15 1-2 2-8 0-3 8 0 0 2 1 13
C. King G 33 1-7 0-0 0-6 0-2 1 1 1 1 4 2
K. Traylor G 32 6-9 2-2 3-4 1-3 0 2 1 2 0 17
D. Gregg 23 1-3 0-0 0-1 1-1 1 0 0 4 2 2
T. Geiman 9 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-2 0 0 0 0 1 3
Totals   200 30-60
(.500)
15-22
(.682)
6-20
(.300)
12-34 13 5 4 15 14 81


Officials: Karen Preato, Pualani Spurlock-Welsh,
Attendance: 2,328




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