ST. THOMAS — The University of the Virgin Islands’ women’s basketball team nearly doubled its shooting percentage in Wednesday’s rematch against College of the Ozarks.

That just wasn’t enough to beat the nationally-ranked Lady Bobcats, who pulled away over the final three quarters for a 73-45 victory over the Lady Buccaneers at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.

— Email Sports Editor Bill Kiser at bkiser@dailynews.vi.