N. Carolina St. 60, No. 14 North Carolina 55
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Danyel Parker followed her missed free throw with a rebound basket, then made two foul shots in the final seconds, leading North Carolina State to a 60-55 victory over No. 14 North Carolina on Tuesday night.
Tammy Gibson paced the Wolfpack (12-10, 6-6 ACC) with 16 points, and Parker had 15. Sylvia Crawley led North Carolina (19-4, 9-4) with 16 points, and Tonya Sampson had 11 and 11 rebounds.
Parker gave the Wolfpack (12-10, 6-6 ACC) a 54-47 lead on a jumper with 3:59 left. Then the Tar Heels had an 8-0 run - four of the points by Sampson, including a layup for the lead with 42 seconds left.
Parker’s rebound basket came with 27.2 seconds remaining.
N.C. State retained possession on a jump ball with 13.6 seconds left. After Parker’s free throws with 5.4 seconds left made it 58-55, Gibson added two more.
Gibson’s jumper with 50 seconds left in the first half gave the Wolfpack a 27-20 lead. She started the second half with a 3-pointer, and Parker scored with 17:14 left to give the Wolfpack a 34-22 edge.