No. 11 Virginia Tech 68, Dayton 60
Jan. 31, 1999
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) _ Tere Williams scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 11 Virginia Tech to a 68-60 victory against Dayton on Sunday.
Virginia Tech (19-1, 9-1 Atlantic 10) led throughout the first half, ending with a 33-28 halftime lead.
Dayton (9-10, 5-4) went on a 16-0 run early in the second half to go up 48-40 with 10:49 remaining. Virginia Tech tied the game at 54 with 6:45 remaining on a 3-pointer by Maria Albertsson.
A layup by Michelle Houseright gave Virginia Tech a 56-54 lead with 5:40 remaining and the Hokies kept the lead the rest of the way.
Amy Wetzel added 16 points and six rebounds for Virginia Tech, while Lisa Witherspoon had 11 assists.
Sarah Schloss led Dayton with 15 points and five rebounds. Alena Martens added 13 points and Kizzy Dawson had 12 and five assists.