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No. 23 North Carolina women beat E. Carolina 65-61
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP)—Chay Shegog scored 19 points and Krista Goss had 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 23 North Carolina to a 65-61 win over East Carolina on Tuesday night.

The Tar Heels (8-2) used their size to pull out the win. They twice got rebounds after missing free throws in the final 23 seconds, keeping the Pirates (6-4) from beating a Top 25 team for the first time in four years.

North Carolina survived another low-scoring night. They came into their two games in Myrtle Beach leading the nation at 87.5 points a game, but scored just 48 in a loss to South Carolina on Sunday.

Chareya Smith led East Carolina with 14 points, while Tatiana Chapple added 11 points and seven rebounds.

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Shala Hodges Shala Hodges
5-13,  12 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
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Chay Shegog Chay Shegog
8-14,  19 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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