GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Dearica Hamby finished with 25 points, 16 rebounds, eight assists and two steals as No. 11 seed Wake Forest women beat 14th-seeded Pittsburgh 72-58 in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday night.
Chelsea Douglas added 20 points for Wake Forest (15-15), which will take on sixth-seeded North Carolina on Thursday.
Pittsburgh pulled within four on an Ashlee Anderson layup with 17:03 remaining, but the Demon Deacons rattled off the next 12 points, including six by Milan Quinn, to open up a 50-34 advantage with 12:40 to play. Pitt (11-20), which was playing in its first ever ACC tournament, went more than 5 minutes without scoring during that stretch and never again got closer than down nine.
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Asia Logan finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds for Pitt, which made just 21 of 61 field goals, including 4 of 19 from 3-point range, and was out-rebounded 45-31.