SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Kiara Lewis scored 10 of her 23 factors in Syracuse’s 27-9 fourth quarter, freshman Tiana Mangakahia had 19 factors and 13 assists, and the No. 23 Orange rallied previous North Carolina 88-76 on Tuesday.
Emily Engstler closed the third quarter with a 3-pointer to drag Syracuse inside 67-61, and Mangakahia capped a 7-Zero run to open the fourth to provide the Orange the lead. North Carolina was inside 80-76 with 4:48 remaining, however didn’t rating once more.
Mangakahia and Engstler, who had 11 factors and 13 rebounds, every had a double-double for the second-straight recreation. Kamilla Cardoso added 10 factors. a career-high 16 boards and 4 blocks, and Priscilla Williams additionally scored 11 factors with 9 rebounds for Syracuse (7-1, 4-1 ACC).
Janelle Bailey led North Carolina (7-5, 2-5) with 22 factors. Stephanie Watts had 15 factors, six rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Alyssa Ustby scored 13 factors. The Tar Heels handed Syracuse its solely lack of the season, 92-68, on Dec. 17.
Syracuse is scheduled to play No. 1 Louisville on Thursday and Clemson on Sunday.
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