No. 22 North Carolina 57, No. 15 Ohio St. 54
Xylina McDaniel, Waltiea Rolle and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 11
points apiece to lead No. 22 North Carolina to a 57-54 victory
against No. 15 Ohio State on Wednesday.
Tayler Hill scored 24 points for the Buckeyes (4-2).
Hill’s jumper pushed Ohio State ahead 54-51 with 1:26 left, but
McDaniel made a jumper and Ruffin-Pratt made two to hand the Tar
Heels the victory.
North Carolina (7-0) led 29-25 at the break. The Tar Heels
opened the second half on an 8-0 run and pushed their advantage to
44-28 on Krista Gross’ jumper with 11:36 remaining.
Hill scored 10 points to pull the Buckeyes to 46-38 with 7:58
left and tied the game at 50 on Darryce Moore’s jumper with 2:56
Ohio State jumped ahead 25-22 on Hill’s jumper with 4:06 left in
the first half, but North Carolina ran off seven in a row to lead
at the break.