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McCants helps North Carolina cruise past Georgia Tech

Jan 6, 2008 - 12:00 AM CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (Ticker) -- Rashanda McCants scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds as No. 4 North Carolina posted a 99-78 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday.

Reserve Jessica Breland scored 18 points and LaToya Pringle had 12 for the Tar Heels (14-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who have won 11 straight in the series dating to 2002.

Italee Lucas scored 12 points off the bench and Erlana Larkins had 10 and 10 boards for her third double-double of the season for North Carolina, which shot 58 percent (33-of-57) and has won 12 of its games by at least 20 points.

McCants connected on 6-of-14 from the floor for the Tar Heels, who led 47-28 at the break.

Alex Montgomery scored 14 points and Janie Mitchell and Chioma Nnamaka each scored 13 for the Yellow Jackets (13-2, 0-1), who shot just 37 percent (29-of-78) and are just 5-21 here all-time.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    GEORGIA TECH 28 50 78
    NORTH CAROLINA (4) 47 52 99 FINAL

    Jan 5 6:11 PM
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  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    GEORGIA TECH 28
    (4) NORTH CAROLINA 47 HALFTIME

    Jan 5 4:56 PM