CHAPEL HILL, N.C.: Janelle Bailey scored 25 factors and North Carolina ran away from No. 18 Syracuse 92-68 on Thursday night time.
Petra Holesinska added 21 factors for the Tar Heels (6-2, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who misplaced their first two league video games on the highway by a complete of seven factors. Deja Kelly scored 22 factors and had eight assists.
Emily Engstler scored 18 factors and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Kamilla Cardoso added 11 factors and 13 boards, her first double-double, for the Orange (4-1, 1-1). Kiara Fisher additionally had 11 factors, a profession excessive because the Syracuse bench performed in depth minutes.
North Carolina outscored Syracuse 21-9 within the first interval and 24-15 within the third to regulate the sport.
Bailey scored the primary six factors of the sport because the Tar Heels led 9-0. When Alyssa Ustby hit her second third, the lead was 12 and Syracuse was by no means inside single digits the remainder of the way in which.
The Orange went Three of 18 from the sphere (17%) within the first quarter and by no means actually discovered their capturing contact. They completed 9 of 36 from 3-point vary (25%) and completed the sport capturing 29%.
For the primary time this season, North Carolina’s bench was outscored, 35-26. Syracuse was solely permitting 52 factors thus far this season however the Tar Heels went over 90 for the fifth time.
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