No. 13 North Carolina women top No. 23 UCLA 84-68

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Allisha Gray scored 19 points and Brittany Rountree added 17 points and six assists to help No. 13 North Carolina women roll to an 84-68 victory over No. 23 UCLA on Sunday.

Leading 45-40 at the break, North Carolina (2-0) opened the second half on a 21-6 run and built its largest lead, 66-46, with 13:27 to play.

Rountree hit four 3-pointers and Gray made three for the Tar Heels, who shot 39 percent from beyond the arc.

Xylina McDaniel had 16 points, Jessica Washington and Jamie Cherry each added 10 for the Tar Heels.

Nirra Fields scored 21 points on 8-of-24 shooting, and Lajahna Drummer chipped in 11 points to lead UCLA (0-2). Monique Billings grabbed 12 rebounds for the Bruins.

It was the first of four-straight games against power-5 conference teams for North Carolina.

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