Posted January 23, 2014 on AP on Fox
Diamond DeShields and Allisha Gray had 19 points each and No. 7 North Carolina pulled away down the stretch in a 83-65 win at Wake Forest on Thursday night. North Carolina (17-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) won its 11th straight in the series. Xylina McDaniel and Stephanie Mavunga added 12 points each for UNC. Dearica Hamby led the Demon Deacons (10-9, 1-5) with 22 points and Chelsea Douglas added 20. UNC has won 12 of its last 13 games. The Deacons have lost five of their last six. The game was close until the final four minutes, tied for the last time at 56-56 on Douglas' 3-pointer with 8:22 remaining. But the Tar Heels went on a 19-2 run before Millesa Calicott's 3-pointer for the Deacons with 1:05 to go.
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