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Meighan Simmons scored a career-high 33 points and exceeded the 1,000-point mark for her career Sunday as No. 16 Tennessee trounced No. 22 North Carolina 102-57 for its sixth consecutive victory.
Simmons shot 12-of-22, including 9-of-11 in the first half. The junior guard scored her 1,000th career point by sinking a pair of free throws with 11:44 left in the first half, becoming the 37th Lady Vol to reach that plateau.
Isabelle Harrison added a career-high 18 points to go along with 11 rebounds for the Lady Vols (6-1). Cierra Burdick scored 15 points, Bashaara Graves had 11 points and Taber Spani added 10 points.
Xylina McDaniel scored 19 points and Waltiea Rolle added 13 points for North Carolina (7-1). The Tar Heels had been allowing only 54.3 points per game and hadn't given up more than 64 points in any of their seven wins.
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North Carolina scored three goals in the second half to Beat Penn State 4-1 and win its 21st women's soccer NCAA championship.
The Tar Heels (15-5-3), who were making their 26th appearance in the final four College Cup, won the title for the first time since 2009.
Penn State, which was playing in its first women's soccer championship game, finished its season at 21-4-2...
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Tokoto made a half court backwards shot, and it didn’t even hit the rim; it was all net. On the broadcast on ESPN U they said it was his first attempt at the shot....
In pregame of the UAB-North Carolina game on Saturday, North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto pulled out his ultimate H-O-R-S-E shot. To increase the difficulty Tokoto called ‘swoosh.’HT: TumbleRTC
Six 2014 prospects currently hold scholarship offers from North Carolina. None of the six play power forward. The Tar Heels are, however, keeping tabs on five-star face-up four-man Kevon Looney.
The Lady Vols beat the Tar Heels at their own game Sunday, affirming the style Holly Warlick wants to play this season. Go inside with InsideTennessee for game analysis.
Tennessee and North Carolina both want to run, board and defend. Something has to give when the two teams square off Sunday afternoon. Go inside to get ready for the game.