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No. 25 North Carolina women beat Virginia in 2OT
Thursday, Jan 5, 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)—Chay Shegog had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lift No. 25 North Carolina to a 78-73 victory over Virginia in double-overtime Thursday night.

The Tar Heels (12-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) outscored the Cavaliers 9-4 in the second overtime, including three free throws in the final 17 seconds.

Sophomore guard Ataira Franklin had 29 points and five steals while playing all 50 minutes for Virginia (12-4, 0-2).

Cavaliers senior guard Ariana Moorer forced overtime by making an acrobatic layup with 18.8 seconds, tying the score at 57-57. North Carolina was unable to get off a shot on its final possession.

Moorer missed a close range runner as time expired in the first overtime.

North Carolina shot 47 percent (27 of 57) from the field and held a 48-37 advantage in rebounding.

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Chay Shegog Chay Shegog
10-17,  23 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists
Ataira Franklin Ataira Franklin
9-25,  29 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

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