No. 12 North Carolina 80, Canisius 51
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) _ Tonya Sampson had 21 points and 10 rebounds while Sylvia Crawley scored 20, leading No. 12 North Carolina to an 80-51 women’s basketball victory over Canisius Sunday.
The Tar Heels (19-3) trailed early as they experimented with a new pressing offense, then scored 24 straight points to lead 50-26 at halftime.
Stephanie Lawrence added 15 points for North Carolina.
Freshman forward Nicole Arlain had 10 points and nine rebounds to lead Canisius (6-14). Julie Buntich also scored 10 points.