Cunane, balance lead No. 4 NC State women’s basketball past Virginia Thursday, 66-42

NC State's Elissa Cunane and Kayla Jones
NC State's Elissa Cunane and Kayla Jones(NC State Athletics)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 8:49 AM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Elissa Cunane had 10 points and 10 rebounds in just 19 minutes of action and No. 4 North Carolina State stretched its winning streak against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents to 14 with a 66-43 victory at Virginia.

The Wolfpack trailed 15-6 after missing 12 consecutive shots during a 13-0 run by Virginia in the opening period, but used a 20-1 run to take command and led 29-20 at halftime.

Amandine Toi scored 14 to lead Virginia, which lost its fourth in a row.

The Cavaliers led 15-11 after the first period but faded quickly thereafter.

Taylor Valladay was Virginia’s second-leading scorer with just seven.

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