Sun. Jan 29th, 2023



Subsequent Recreation:

at Pittsburgh

1/26/2023 | 6 PM


ACCNX


Jan. 26 (Thu) / 6 PM


at Pittsburgh

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina ladies’s basketball group beat visiting Georgia Tech 70-57 on Sunday to earn its fifth Atlantic Coast Convention win in a row. The Tar Heels at the moment are 14-5 total and 5-3 in ACC play heading into Thursday’s recreation at Pittsburgh.
 
Junior guard Deja Kelly led UNC with 18 factors together with a season-best 4 three-pointers, which she made on simply six makes an attempt. She was 7-14 from the sector and likewise grabbed 5 rebounds.
 
Three others hit double figures, giving the Tar Heels 4 with 10 or extra for the primary time for the reason that Florida State recreation on Dec. 29. Alyssa Ustby scored 17 factors on 7-10 taking pictures and grabbed a team-high eight boards as UNC received the rebounding battle 42-35. Kennedy Todd-Williams scored 13 factors and totaled seven rebounds. Eva Hodgson added 10 factors, together with a pair of three-pointers and two free throws that introduced her present streak with out a miss to 17 in a row.
 
Tonie Morgan led Georgia Tech (10-10, 1-8 ACC) with 15 factors (6-9 from the sector) and eight rebounds. Cameron Swartz got here off the bench for 13, together with three three-pointers.
 
Carolina’s .444 proportion (8-18) from three-point vary marked a excessive up to now in ACC play and the Tar Heels’ second finest taking pictures day of the season.  
 
Carolina shot 50 p.c or higher within the first by way of third quarters earlier than slipping to .273 p.c within the fourth and .474 for the sport. Nonetheless, it was UNC’s second-best taking pictures proportion of the convention season, simply behind the Tar Heels’ .489 in Thursday’s win over Duke.
 

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