for this game

Fast start fuels UNC rout over Bucknell

Mar 24, 2008 - 5:17 AM NORFOLK, Virginia (Ticker) -- LaToya Pringle led five players in double figures with 19 points and Rashanda McCants added 15 and eight rebounds as top-seeded North Carolina cruised past 16th-seeded Bucknell, 85-50, in a first-round matchup out of the New Orleans Region on Sunday.

The Tar Heels (31-2) scored the game's first 16 points en route to a 48-25 halftime advantage.

Bucknell (16-16) never got any closer during the second half and trailed by as many as 80-38 with 5:51 remaining.

The Bison shot just 27 percent (20-of-75) from the floor, including 4-of-17 from the arc.

North Carolina will face No. 8 seed Georgia in the second round Tuesday night.








  • NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL
    AT NORFOLK VA
    NCAA WOMENS BB NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    BUCKNELL (16) 25 25 50
    NORTH CAROLINA (1) 48 37 85 FINAL

    Mar 23 2:20 PM


  • NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL
    AT NORFOLK VA
    NCAA WOMENS BB (16) BUCKNELL 25
    (1) NORTH CAROLINA 48 HALFTIME

    Mar 23 1:14 PM