No. 13 Florida State women beat North Carolina 103-65
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Imani Wright sank a school record eight 3-pointers and finished with a career-best 33 points to propel No. 13 Florida State to a 103-65 win over North Carolina in an Atlantic Coast Conference opener Sunday.
Wright missed just four of her 12 shots from behind the arc and finished with 11-for-18 shooing overall as Florida State (13-1) dominated from long range, sinking 10 of 20 while holding North Carolina to just 1 for 13.
Shakayla Thomas added 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Nicki Ekhomu had 19 points and Nausia Woolfolk got 13 for the Seminoles, who also controlled the glass 47-22.
After a tight first quarter, Florida State opened the second quarter with an 18-3 run to make it 41-24 and took a 57-36 advantage into the halftime break. Wright had three 3-pointers during the breakaway run and Ekhomu had one.
Janelle Bailey and Paris Kea led North Carolina (10-4) with 17 points apiece and Jamie Cherry added 10 points.