No. 17 UNC ladies beat Ga. Tech 70-57, prolong win streak to five

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 13 of her 18 factors within the first half, Alyssa Ustby completed with 17 factors on 7-of-10 taking pictures and grabbed eight rebounds and No. 17 North Carolina trailed for simply 23 seconds Sunday in its 70-57 win over Georgia Tech.

Kennedy Todd-Williams had 13 factors and 7 rebounds for North Carolina (14-5, 5-3 ACC) and Eva Hodgson scored 10 factors.

Kelly scored seven factors — together with the ultimate 5 — in a 9-2 spurt to provide North Carolina the lead for good and make it 18-11 on the finish of the primary quarter.

Freshman Tonie Morgan led Georgia Tech (10-10, 1-8) with 15 factors and eight rebounds, and Cameron Swartz scored 13. Morgan, who had 16 factors and a career-high 15 rebounds final day out, made 6 of 9 from the sphere whereas the remainder of the Yellow Jackets shot simply 30.2% (16 of 53).

Todd-Williams hit a 3-pointer to provide UNC a 10-point lead with 2 minutes left within the second quarter and Kelly made one other as time expired to make it 37-28 at halftime. Swartz hit a 3 early within the third quarter to chop Georgia Tech’s deficit to eight factors however the Tar Heels scored 19 of the following 24 factors to take a 57-36 lead — their greatest of the sport — with 2:17 to go within the interval.

The Yellow Jackets had been coming off a 69-57 win over Syracuse on Thursday that snapped a six-game skid general and ended a seven-game dropping streak in convention play. It was solely their second win since Dec. 11.

The Tar Heels have gained 5 in a row following a four-game skid that ended with a 60-50 win over then-No. 4 Notre Dame on Jan. 8. North Carolina then beat Virginia 70-59 on the street, restricted then-No. 11 N.C. State to a season-low 47 factors in a nine-point win and ended No. 13 Duke’s 11-game win streak with a 61-56 win over the Blue Devils on Thursday.


Georgia returns residence to play Clemson on Thursday

North Carolina hits the street to tackle Pittsburgh on Thursday


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