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No. 6 N.C. 100, George Mason 62

December 30, 1998

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) _ Chanel Wright and Jackie Higgins each scored 14 points as No. 6 North Carolina beat mistake-prone George Mason 100-62 Tuesday night.

LaQuanda Barksdale and Juana Brown scored 13 points apiece for North Carolina (14-1), which has won eight in a row. Yanick Clay added 12 points and LaQuana Dawkins 10 for the Tar Heels.

Jasmine Goffe had 18 points and eight rebounds for George Mason (3-6), which committed 27 turnovers and shot only 32 percent from the field.

Barksdale scored all her points in the first half and Higgins added 11 as North Carolina opened with a 16-2 run and increased the margin to 51-25 at halftime.

Nikki Teasley fed Clay for three fastbreak layups at the start of the second half, keying a 13-5 run for a 64-30 lead.

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