Tallahassee, FL (AP) - Jessica Breland scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the second half and Waltiea Rolle was perfect on 12 free throws and finished with 18 points Wednesday night, leading 15th-ranked North Carolina to an 84-75 win over No. 19 Florida State.
The Tar Heels (20-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) shot 50 percent from the floor and made 22 of 25 free throws
Cetera Degraffenreid added 14 points and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt 11 for North Carolina, which snapped a two-game losing streak to the Seminoles.
Freshman Natasha Howard and Chelsea Davis scored 15 points each
for Florida State (18-5, 6-2 ACC) while Cierra Bravard and Courtney
Ward added 11 apiece. Howard had a game-high eight rebounds.
The Tar Heels wiped out a 29-22 deficit midway through the opening half to take a 43-41 lead on Ruffin-Pratt's layup as the halftime buzzer sounded.
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