N Carolina cruises by Charleston Southern 100-49

Xylina McDaniel scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack that

had five players score in double figures for No. 15 North Carolina

in a 100-49 romp past Charleston Southern on Saturday.

Three players have 14 points for the Tar Heels (8-2), Stephanie

Mavunga, who had 11 rebounds, Alisha Gray and N’Dea Bryant, a

career-high for the sophomore reserve. Diamond DeShields added 10

to go with a career-high seven assists.

Erin Bratcher had 14 points and DJ Fowler 12 for the Buccaneers

(3-4), who were held to 27 percent shooting and committed 31


North Carolina shot a blistering 58 percent despite coming off a

10-day break for finals, and in the second half cranked up the

defense to match. Charleston Southern trailed 49-30 at the break

but was out-scored 51-19 in the second half. UNC had 25 steals, 16

from players off the bench, and blocked 11 shots.