No. 12 UNC women top Coastal Carolina 106-52Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP)—Stephanie Mavunga scored 20 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked five shots to lead the No. 12 North Carolina women to a 106-52 win over Coastal Carolina Thursday night.
Diamond DeShields scored 16 of her game-high 21 points in the first half and North Carolina (3-1) used an 18-4 run in the final 5:03 to take a 46-24 lead into halftime.
Mavunga, who came into the game shooting .583 from the floor, was 10 of 10 from the field while the freshman set career-highs for points, rebounds and blocked shots.
North Carolina’s dominated the game defensively, forcing 27 Coastal Carolina (3-1) turnovers, including 19 steals, and limited the Chanticleers to 22.2 percent (18 of 81) shooting. The Tar Heels blocked 11 shots.
Xylina McDaniel and Allisha Gray scored 14 points each while Jessica Washington and Danielle Butts had 11 apiece.
Angelica Henry paced Coastal Carolina with 15 points.