No. 13 Tar Heels edge No. 5 Blue Devils 62-60

BY foxsports • February 8, 2011

Waltiea Rolle had the go-ahead three-point play with 3:20 left and blocked Chelsea Gray's shot on the final play to help No. 13 North Carolina beat No. 5 Duke 62-60 on Monday night.

Italee Lucas scored 17 points to lead the Tar Heels (21-3, 7-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who fought through a tough and often ugly rivalry game before holding on to win in a thrilling finish.

Gray had a season-high 20 points to lead the Blue Devils (21-2, 7-1) and had a chance to tie the game after rebounding a missed jumper from Tierra Ruffin-Pratt with about 6 seconds left. She raced upcourt and tried to force up a driving layup, but the 6-foot-6 Rolle was waiting to block it away.

The horn sounded a split second later, leaving a dejected Gray sitting on the baseline while Rolle and the Tar Heels began their oncourt celebration.


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