N Carolina cruises by Charleston Southern 100-49
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 18 points and nine assists to lead No. 16 North Carolina to an 85-44 win over East Tennessee State on Friday.
Chay Shegog tied a career-high with 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help North Carolina (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) beat winless East Tennessee State 93-77 on Sunday.
Italee Lucas scored 13 points to lead four players in double figures and North Carolina (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) used a big second half to surge past East Tennessee State 87-47 Wednesday night.
Italee Lucas scored 17 points to help No. 7 North Carolina defeat East Tennessee State 104-65 on Thursday.
North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell issued a challenge to her team at halftime to get more rebounds. The Tar Heels grabbed just enough of them in the second half to avoid an early wakeup call.
Freshman Jessica Breland had 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 2 North Carolina to a season-opening 96-35 rout of East Tennessee State on Friday night.
Freshman reserve Heather Claytor scored 14 points and North Carolina easily won its sixth straight, 92-38 over Charleston Southern.
(7) NORTH CAROLINA 88, CHARLESTON SOU 33
The No. 5 Tar Heels, still elated after upsetting then-No. 4 Connecticut 71-65 on Sunday, missed five of their first eight shots before rolling over an outmatched Charleston Southern 88-33.