Women's Basketball Falls to No. 9 North Carolina, 73-56
Jan. 19, 2014
The Boston College women's basketball team lost to No. 9 North Carolina, 73-56, on Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum in front of 1,621 fans. The Eagles are now 10-8 overall and 2-3 in the ACC, while UNC is now 16-3 and 4-1 in the conference.
Boston College freshman Kelly Hughes led the Eagles with 13 points, with five rebounds and four assists, while senior Kristen Doherty had 11 points and six rebounds. Senior Katie Zenevitch added 10 points.
The Eagles shot just 34 percent from the floor in the game and had 16 turnovers.
North Carolina held a 32-25 halftime lead. The Eagles went 1-for-10 from the three-point line and shot just 36 percent in the half. Carolina shot 38 percent and had a, 23-14, edge in the half.
The closest BC got to the Tar Heels was six points after a Hughes three-pointer at 16:06 in the second half. UNC went on a, 9-3, run which changed the game with 13:03 to play - UNC 43, BC 31. A three-pointer by Allisha Gray gave UNC a 23 point lead with 4:17 to play.
The Eagles shot just 32 percent from the floor while North Carolina shot 45 percent.
Boston College will next play at NC State on Thursday, January 23 at 7 p.m.