Friday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

No. 23 North Carolina women beat Virginia 64-56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Chay Shegog had 20 points and Candace Wood added 14 points, leading No. 23 North Carolina to a 64-56 win over Virginia on Friday night.

Wood scored the game’s final seven points as North Carolina (17-5, 7-2 ACC) swept the season series. The Tar Heels won the first meeting 78-73 in double overtime Jan. 5 in Charlottesville, Va.

Ariana Moorer led Virginia (16-8, 4-6) with 21 points, Lexie Gerson chipped in 14 and Ataira Franklin scored 11.

North Carolina led 35-24 at halftime behind 50 percent shooting and eight points from Shegog. Moorer had 13 at the break for the Cavaliers, who shot 27.3 percent for the period.

Virginia led 12-11 with 14:37 left in the first half before the Tar Heels went on a 10-0 run that included a pair of 3-pointers.

The Cavaliers chipped away in the second, tying it at 54 before Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s three-point play with 1:32 left put UNC ahead for good.

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  1. Baylor (22-0) did not play. Next: at Kansas State, Saturday.

  2. Notre Dame (22-1) did not play. Next: vs. DePaul, Sunday.

  3. UConn (20-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 13 Rutgers, Saturday.

  4. Stanford (19-1) did not play. Next: at Arizona, Saturday.

  5. Duke (18-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 23 North Carolina, Monday.

  6. Kentucky (21-2) did not play. Next: at LSU, Saturday.

  7. Miami (19-3) did not play. Next: vs. Clemson, Sunday.

  8. Tennessee (16-6) did not play. Next: vs. Auburn, Sunday.

  9. Maryland (19-3) did not play. Next: at No. 24 Georgia Tech, Monday.

  10. Green Bay (19-0) did not play. Next: vs. Milwaukee, Saturday.

  11. Ohio State (20-2) did not play. Next: vs. Wisconsin, Monday.

  12. Delaware (19-1) did not play. Next: vs. VCU, Sunday. Next: vs. Old Dominion, Thursday.

  13. Rutgers (17-5) did not play. Next: at No. 3 UConn, Saturday.

  14. Louisville (17-5) did not play. Next: at West Virginia, Saturday.

  15. Purdue (18-5) did not play. Next: vs. Illinois, Sunday.

  16. Nebraska (19-3) did not play. Next: vs. Michigan, Thursday.

  17. Georgetown (17-5) did not play. Next: at Cincinnati, Saturday.

  18. Texas A&M (15-5) did not play. Next: vs. Kansas, Saturday.

  19. Penn State (17-5) did not play. Next: at Minnesota, Sunday.

  20. Gonzaga (20-3) did not play. Next: vs. San Diego, Saturday.

  21. Georgia (17-6) did not play. Next: at Alabama, Sunday.

  22. BYU (20-4) did not play. Next: vs. Saint Mary’s (Cal), Saturday.

  23. North Carolina (17-5) beat Virginia 64-56. Next: at No. 5 Duke, Monday.

  24. Georgia Tech (17-6) did not play. Next: vs. No. 9 Maryland, Monday.

  25. Texas Tech (15-6) did not play. Next: vs. Missouri, Sunday.

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