by Mike Potter
N.C. State lost its second straight game to a nationally-ranked women's basketball team, falling 73-60 at No. 21 Virginia.
In the other game involving a Triangle Division I women's team, N.C. Central lost its second straight women's basketball game, falling 64-43 as host Maryland-Eastern Shore revenged its earlier defeat in Durham.
Monica Wright had 26 points to lead the Cavaliers (15-5, 4-2 ACC), who avenged a loss to the Wolfpack in Raleigh last season.
Bonae Holston (pictured) led the Wolfpack (12-9, 2-4) with 20 points while Nikitta Gartrell chipped in 17.
Lexie Gerson had 11 points while Chelsea Shine and Whitney Edwards each added 10 for Virginia.
UMES 64, NCCU 43
N.C. Central lost its second straight game, as the Hawks avenged an earlier defeat in Durham.
Chelsea Sanders led UMES (7-9) with 18 points, followed by Casey Morton with 15.
Joanna Miller paced NCCU (6-13) with 18 points, followed by Danielle DeBerry with 10. Latoya Bennett had 11 rebounds for the Eagles.
UMES led 35-23 at the break.