CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (Ticker) -- Telisha Quarles scored 24 points and Renee Robinson added 19 as fourth-seeded Virginia notched its first NCAA Tournament second-round victory in three years, a 74-70 Mideast Region triumph over No. 5 Boston College.
Virginia (25-8) improved to 12-1 all-time in the second round and will face top-seeded Tennessee or Arizona in the regional semifinals on Saturday in Memphis.
Freshman Schuye LaRue, Robinson and Svetlana Volnaya scored during a 6-1 run as the Cavaliers opened a 66-57 lead with 95 seconds left. Cal Bouchard's 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds to play brought the Eagles (26-9) within 73-70, but Quarles made a free throw with 3.4 seconds remaining to seal the win.
LaRue finished with 16 points and Volnaya had 11 for Virginia, which shot 49 percent (25-of-51) from the field and 54 percent (14-of-26) in the second half.
Becky Gottstein had 25 points and 11 rebounds, while Brianne Stepherson added 21 points for Boston College (26-9), which could not match last season's school record win total.
Gottstein and Stepherson played the entire contest as only seven players saw at least 11 minutes for the Eagles, who shot 52 percent (15-of-29) in the second half and 46 percent (27-of-59) overall.
Virginia, which led by as many as 10 points in the first half, received 10 points from Quarles to open a 30-26 lead at the break.