CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Diamond DeShields scored a game-high 16 points, Jessica Washington and Stephanie Mavunga each added 14 as No. 12 North Carolina rolled past Coppin State 91-51 Sunday.
The Tar Heels (4-1) pulled ahead early with a 12-0 run to take their first double-digit lead capped off by a Washington 3-pointer. They had a 46-23 advantage at the break and led by as much as 45 during the second half.
Mavunga and DeShields each hauled in seven rebounds, and Washington hit four 3-pointers and dished out five assists. Danielle Butts finished with 12 points and nine boards.
Coppin State (2-3) was held to just 30.4 percent from the field and were out-rebounded 33-52 by North Carolina. They held an early 6-3 lead after an Ashle Craig jumper, but couldn't keep pace with the Tar Heels.
Amber Griffin led the Eagles with 12 points and Jordan Swails had nine with seven rebounds.
Twenty years after winning gold in Atlanta, members of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team reunited and walked down memory lane while being honored by the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
At Saturday's Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction, this year's class -- including Natalie Williams and Jackie Stiles -- spoke about the ties that bind everyone in the women's hoops world.
Disappointed by being left off the U.S. Olympic volleyball team? Just reach the Olympics in another sport. Natalie Williams, one of six Hall of Fame inductees, was that athletically gifted.
|North Carolina A&T||12-4||-||19-12|
|South Carolina State||7-9||5||13-16|
|North Carolina Central||3-13||9||5-23|