Zhaque Gray scored 25 points and Penn State (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) snapped a three-game losing streak in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge by defeating North Carolina (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) 103-84 on Wednesday night.
Jessica Breland had 18 points and nine rebounds, scoring on a late tip-in after Boston College cut the deficit to one point and then forcing a jump ball to help No. 8 North Carolina hold on and beat the Eagles 84-83 on Sunday.
Gonzaga's Tiffany Shives had 14 of her 16 points in a crucial five-minute stretch of the second half and the seventh-seeded Bulldogs held off No. 10 seed North Carolina 82-76 on Saturday night in the first-round of the NCAA women's tournament.
Heather Claytor scored a season-high 17 points while Italee Lucas and Jessica Breeland added 17 each as third-seeded North Carolina beat No. 14 seed UCF 85-80 Saturday in the NCAA tournament's opening round.