Scores

Final

(15) Ohio State 54

(4-2, 0-1 away)

(22) North Carolina 57

(7-0, 6-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, November 28, 2012

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#15OSU 25 2954
#22UNC 29 2857

Top Performers

Ohio State: T. Hill 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

North Carolina: T. Ruffin-Pratt 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl

No. 22 Tar Heels hold off No. 15 Buckeyes late

Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Xylina McDaniel, Waltiea Rolle and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 11 points apiece to lead No. 22 North Carolina to a 57-54 victory against No. 15 Ohio State on Wednesday.

Tayler Hill scored 24 points for the Buckeyes (4-2).

Hill's jumper pushed Ohio State ahead 54-51 with 1:26 left, but McDaniel made a jumper and Ruffin-Pratt made two to hand the Tar Heels the victory.

North Carolina (7-0) led 29-25 at the break. The Tar Heels opened the second half on an 8-0 run and pushed their advantage to 44-28 on Krista Gross' jumper with 11:36 remaining.

Hill scored 10 points to pull the Buckeyes to 46-38 with 7:58 left and tied the game at 50 on Darryce Moore's jumper with 2:56 remaining.

Ohio State jumped ahead 25-22 on Hill's jumper with 4:06 left in the first half, but North Carolina ran off seven in a row to lead at the break.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
OSU
UNC
Points 54 57
FG Made-Attempted 21-62 (.339) 19-50 (.380)
3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 3-10 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 16-28 (.571)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 16

Game Leaders

 
OSU
UNC
PointsT. Hill 24T. Ruffin-Pratt 11
ReboundsA. Stokes 7K. Gross 9
AssistsA. Stokes 4T. Ruffin-Pratt 4
StealsA. Stokes 2T. Ruffin-Pratt 5
BlocksA. Adams 5W. Rolle 5

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