2023 Cayman Islands Classic - Women's

No. 9 Virginia Tech WBB Fights Off KU In Cayman Islands Classic Thriller

No. 9 Virginia Tech WBB Fights Off KU In Cayman Islands Classic Thriller

Elizabeth Kitley and Virginia Tech held off a fiesty Kansas Women's Basketball team on the first day of the Women's Cayman Islands Classic.

Nov 24, 2023 by Joe Harrington

No. 9 Virginia Tech (4-1) and Kansas (2-2), the defending 2023 WNIT Champions, played one of the best games of the day at the 2023 Women's Cayman Islands Classic as the Hokies held on to win 59-58. 

Kansas had a chance to win with 5 seconds left, but Ryan Cobbins wasn't able to connect on a shot.

Elizabeth Kitley scored 31 for Virginia Tech and added 18 rebounds.  S'Mya Nichols added 13 and Zakiyah Franklin 12 points for Kansas. 

Kansas will play No. 8 UConn at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 25 to finish the Cayman Islands Classic. Meanwhile Virginia Tech begins the final day in George Town with a game against Tulane at 11 a.m. 

How To Watch The 2023 Cayman Islands Classic

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Women's Cayman Island Classic Teams

The teams are (ranking based on the Nov. 13 poll): 

  • No. 7 LSU 
  • No. 8 UConn
  • No. 3 UCLA
  • No. 9 Virginia Tech 
  • Kansas 
  • Virginia 
  • Niagara
  • Tulane

Women's Cayman Island Classic Schedule

Here is the Nov. 24 schedule:

  • Virgina 81, Tulane 59
  • LSU 99, Niagara 65
  • No. 9 Virginia Tech 59, Kansas 58
  • No. 8 UConn vs. No. 3 UCLA, 7:30 p.m. ET

Here is the Nov. 25 schedule: 

  • No. 9 Virginia Tech vs. Tulane, 11 a.m. ET
  • No. 3 UCLA vs. Niagara, 1:30 p.m. ET
  • No. 7 LSU vs. Virginia, 5 p.m. ET
  • No. 8 UConn vs. Kansas, 7:30 p.m. ET

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