Paris, No. 15 UNC girls prime Clemson 69-58, lengthen win streak

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Paulina Paris hit six 3-pointers, scored 22 factors and had 5 steals — all profession highs — and Kennedy Todd-Williams added 15 factors Sunday to assist No. 15 North Carolina maintain off Clemson for a 69-58 win, the Tar Heels’ seventh in a row.

No. 15 North Carolina (16-5, 7-3 ACC) hasn’t misplaced since a 62-58 defeat at Miami on Jan. 5 and the Tar Heels have received six straight — and 28 of the final 31 — towards Clemson.

Todd-Williams scored 10 factors within the first 3 1/2 minutes, together with back-to-back 3-pointers that capped a 14-4 opening run and UNC by no means trailed.

Alyssa Ustby had seven factors, 11 rebounds and three of North Carolina’s season-high tying 16 steals. Deja Kelly added 9 factors, six rebounds, six assists and two steals.

Daisha Bradford led Clemson (13-10, 4-7) with 14 factors and Amari Robinson scored 10.

The Tigers shot 6 of 26 (23.1%) from the sector — together with 2 of 12 (17%) from 3-point vary — hit simply 33% (3 of 9) from the free-throw line and scored simply 17 factors within the first half.

Paris hit a 3-pointer to open the second half and provides the Tar Heels their largest lead at 39-17 with 8:47 left within the third however they went 2 for 13 from the sector and dedicated 5 turnovers as Clemson trimmed its deficit to 43-39 going into the fourth. The Tigers ripped off 17 straight factors throughout a 22-4 run — together with eight factors from Bradford — to shut the third.

Paris hit a 3-pointer and Todd-Williams transformed a three-point play to make it 49-41 with 8:58 to play and Paris made one other 3 that ignited a 10-0 spurt, capped when Kelly hit a jumper with 5:03 remaining that gave UNC a 15-point lead.

North Carolina had two scoring droughts of five-plus minutes, one to open the second quarter and the opposite within the third.


North Carolina performs subsequent Sunday at Louisville

Clemson hits the highway to tackle Miami on Thursday


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