BLACKSBURG, Va. – It was yet another single-digit margin of victory---this time with the Virginia Tech women on the right side of score.
Elizabeth Kitley helped fuel the offense as the Hokies started off on a 9-0 run. The sophomore would finish with a game-high 27 points and Aisha Sheppard found the range, knocking down 5 three pointers on her way to a 16 point performance.
Petra Holesinski led the Tar Heels with 21 points on Sunday, including a crucial jumper with under 5 seconds to play, cutting the Virginia Tech lead down to 2.
But the Hokies stellar shooting from the free throw line, 15-of-18, propelled them to a 73-69 victory.
Next up for the Hokies is a road trip to take on Pittsburgh on Thursday, 7 p.m. tip.