Cavaliers Drop ACC Matchup To No. 21 North Carolina, 79-64
Jan 27, 2002
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – Coretta Brown hit four 3-pointers and had 22 pointsas No. 21 North Carolina ended a three-game losing streak with a 79-64 victoryover Virginia on Sunday.
North Carolina (12-8, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored the final 11points of the first half to take a 40-29 lead. Brown hit all three of her3-point attempts and had 13 points in the first half.
Virginia (14-7, 4-5) pulled to 51-46 with 12:19 left after Telisha Quarlesscored 10 straight points, but Brown had a 3-pointer during a 9-0 run that putthe Tar Heels up by 12 with nine minutes left.
Candace Sutton had 14 points for North Carolina. Nikki Teasley had 10 pointsand seven assists in her first start at point guard. Brown was 4-for-6 from3-point range.
Quarles led Virginia with 23 points. Brandi Teamer and Anna Prilliman had 11each.