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Cole comes through late for West Virginia

Mar 23, 2008 - 4:55 AM ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Ticker) -- Chakhia Cole hit a jumper in the closing seconds to lead fifth-seeded West Virginia to a 61-60 victory over No. 12 New Mexico in a first-round matchup in the Spokane Region on Saturday.

Cole finished with 22 points, including her jumper with 17 seconds to play that moved the Mountaineers (25-7) into the second round.

LaQuita Owens added 13 points for West Virginia, which led, 36-29, at the half but shot just 33 percent (10-of-30) in the second half.

Brandi Kimble scored 19 points and 10 rebounds and Dionne Marsh had 12 points for New Mexico (20-13).








  • SPOKANE REGIONAL
    AT ALBUQUERQUE NM
    NCAA WOMENS BB SPOKANE REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    NEW MEXICO (12) 29 31 60
    WEST VIRGINIA (5) 36 25 61 FINAL

    Mar 22 10:28 PM


  • SPOKANE REGIONAL
    AT ALBUQUERQUE NM
    NCAA WOMENS BB (12) NEW MEXICO 29
    (5) WEST VIRGINIA 36 HALFTIME

    Mar 22 10:10 PM