The University of the Virgin Islands’ women’s basketball team struggled in the first half en route to a 78-55 loss to Johnson and Wales University-Miami on Friday night in North Miami, Fla.

Three players finished in double figures for the Lady Buccaneers (0-4), who lost their fourth straight game. Jazmen Anthony had 16 points, Aizia Travis added 14 points and Jadyn Rice finished with a double-double, scoring 12 points and pulling down a game-high 16 rebounds.

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