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NCAA BASKETBALL: Pitt women ousted from ACC tourney

by The Associated Press on March 06, 2014 10:40 AM

Dearica Hamby finished with 25 points, 16 rebounds, eight assists and two steals as the No. 11 seed Wake Forest women beat 14th-seeded Pittsburgh 72-58 in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday night.

Chelsea Douglas added 20 points for Wake Forest (15-15), which will take on sixth-seeded North Carolina today.

Trailing 36-30 at halftime, Pittsburgh pulled within four on Ashlee Anderson’s layup with 17:03 remaining, but the Demon Deacons rattled off the next 12 points to open up a 50-34 advantage with 12:40 to play.

Pitt (11-20), which was playing in its first-ever ACC tournament, went more than 5 minutes without scoring during that stretch and never again got closer than nine.

Asia Logan finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds for Pitt, which made just 21 of 61 field goals, including 4 of 19 from 3-point range, and was outrebounded 45-31.

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