CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Waltiea Rolle scored 24 points and Xylina McDaniel had 16 to go with eight rebounds as the No. 21 North Carolina women defeated Radford 64-44 on Wednesday in a nonconference contest.
Krista Gross, who ranks second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in rebounding, pulled down a career-high 17 for North Carolina, which bounced back from a 102-57 loss to No. 14 Tennessee on Sunday.
North Carolina (8-1) opened the game on an 11-2 run, and after Jordynn Gaymon's jumper cut the deficit to 13-4, the Tar Heels scored the next eight points to lead 21-4 with 4:19 left in the first half.
They led 33-10 at the break and went up 46-23 in the second half behind a jumper from McDaniel.
North Carolina outrebounded Radford 52-27 and improved to 144-13 in games in which it has won the rebounding battle dating to 2006.
Diani Mason led Radford (3-4) with 10 points.
espnW's Mechelle Voepel says it is alarming that women's basketball stands alone in the latest Notice of Allegations that North Carolina received from the NCAA and explains how the notice has impacted the Tar Heels' recruiting.