Shegog has 21 to lead short-handed Tar Heels

Chay Shegog had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 16 North

Carolina beat Kennesaw State 76-62 on Sunday

She’la White added 20 points and Krista Gross had 13 points for

the short-handed Tar Heels (5-0), who trailed most of the first


North Carolina closed the first half with an 8-0 run in the

final 1:30 to lead 37-30 at halftime. The Tar Heels pulled away

after outscoring Kennesaw State 20-4 in the first seven minutes of

the second half.

Ashley Holliday scored 26 points for the Owls (2-3), who led

14-8 midway through the first half. Sametria Gideon added 13 points

for Kennesaw State.

The Tar Heels had just eight players in uniform.

Laura Broomfield, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s leading

rebounder, sat out with a sore left foot. Reserve guard Shannon

Smith was out with a sore hamstring.