Banghart gets 300th career win, North Carolina women cruise
Feb 3, 2022, 5:16 AM | Updated: 7:18 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alyssa Ustby had 18 points and 10 rebounds and No. 24 North Carolina outscored Wake Forest 40-15 in the first half en route to a 78-59 victory on Thursday night.
North Carolina coach Courtney Banghart reached 300 career wins.
North Carolina opened the second quarter on an 8-0 run and led by at least 14 points the rest of the way. Wake Forest was just 6-of-29 shooting (20.7%) in the first half with 12 turnovers. The Demon Deacons finished with 20 turnovers and shot 32.1%.
Kennedy Todd-Williams added 14 points and Deja Kelly had 12 points for North Carolina (17-4, 7-4 ACC).
Jewel Spear scored 13 points and Niyah Becker added 11 points for Wake Forest (12-10, 2-9).
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