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VSU advances to Sweet 16

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March 15, 2008

Cleveland, MS -- The Valdosta State women's basketball team advanced to the South Region finals with a 58-53 win over Arkansas Tech Saturday night.

It's the second-straight upset for the Lady Blazers, after knocking off Tampa Friday.

Nina Risto led the way for VSU with 18 points and 4 rebounds.

Michelle Thompson added 16 points.

Valdosta State is now 26-5, the program's highest win total since reaching the Final Four in 1983.

The Lady Blazers will square off against top-ranked and undefeated Delta State in the Sweet Sixteen Monday night at 7pm in Cleveland, Mississippi.

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