No. 13 North Carolina women roll; beat Virginia Tech 74-52

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Brittany Rountree scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures as No. 13 North Carolina rolled to a 74-52 victory over Virginia Tech on Sunday.

North Carolina (19-5, 6-4 ACC) bounced back after losing at No. 25 Syracuse, 61-56 on Thursday night. The Tar Heels led 36-33 at the break, opened the second half on a 20-6 run and cruised from there, forcing 27 Virginia Tech turnovers overall.

Allisha Gray scored 13 points and has reached double figures in 19 straight games. Stephanie Mavunga scored 10 with eight boards, and Latifah Coleman chipped in 10. Jamie Cherry, the lone freshman for the Tar Heels, scored 11 points in her first career start.

Samantha Hill scored 11 points, and Taijah Campbell had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Virginia Tech (10-14, 1-10), which has lost four straight and 10 of its past 11 games.

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