GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Amaya Finklea-Guity led a balanced attack with 15 points and eighth-seeded Syracuse pulled away from ninth-seeded Virginia in the fourth quarter for a 67-50 win in the second round of the ACC tournament.
Gabrielle Cooper and Emily Engstler added 13 points apiece for the Orange, who led 53-47 after three quarters. Syracuse faces top-seeded and fourth-ranked Louisville in the second quarterfinal on Friday.
Virginia missed its final 15 shots, finishing 1 for 17 in the fourth quarter (6%) and 17 for 59 (29%) for the game. Jocelyn Willoughby finished with 13 points