Balanced No. 12 North Carolina women swamp TCU 75-48
Nov 11, 2022, 10:33 PM | Updated: Nov 12, 2022, 12:34 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Alyssa Ustby and Kennedy Todd-Williams both scored 14 points to lead a balanced attack for No. 12 North Carolina in a 75-48 win over TCU on Saturday.
Deja Kelly added 12 points with seven assists for the Tar Heels (2-0), and Anya Poole and Destiny Adams both had 10 and combined for 15 rebounds.
Tomi Taiwo scored 15 points for the Horned Frogs (1-1).
The Tar Heels dominated the middle two quarters, outscoring the Horned Frogs 42-13. An 11-0 run in the second quarter gave North Carolina the lead for good and they expanded a 30-24 halftime lead with a game-breaking 27-6 advantage.
The Tar Heels closed the third quarter with a 17-0 run as Kelly scored seven points. They were 11 of 18 while TCU went 2 of 16 with eight turnovers. The Horned Frogs missed their last 11 shots as well as the first of the fourth quarter.
TCU shot 25% for the game and had 24 turnovers while getting outrebounded by 17, including 16-8 on the offensive end. Adams had seven rebounds for North Carolina, six on the offensive end.
North Carolina only dressed nine players and all scored.
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