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Mountain East Conference: UC stuns No. 1 Glenville; State loses heartbreaker to UVA-Wise

After falling twice by double figures during the regular season, the University of Charleston women's basketball team made the third time the charm against Glenville State Thursday.

UC, the No. 8 seed, knocked off the No. 1 Lady Pioneers, 65-57, in the quarterfinal round of the Mountain East Conference Tournament inside the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum.

The win propels the Golden Eagles into the semifinals on Saturday.

Also on Thursday, West Virginia State, the No. 6 seed, just missed knocking off No. 3 UVA-Wise, falling 72-70.

Meanwhile, No. 2 and defending champ Wheeling Jesuit defeated Shepherd and No. 5 Fairmont advanced with a defeat of No. 4 Notre Dame.

The men's quarterfinals are slated for Friday at the CCCC.

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