The University of the Virgin Islands’ women’s basketball team got a rare victory Friday, overcoming a double-digit deficit to beat Virginia’s The Apprentice School 61-44 in the second day of the Beach Bash Classic tournament in Hialeah, Fla.

Jadyn Rice scored a game-high 23 points to lead three players in double figures for the Lady Buccaneers (3-15), who trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half before turning the game around.

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