7:00 PM ET, January 15, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Ivory Latta caught a pass and dodged Connecticut's swipe at the ball. There wasn't any time for the North Carolina star to dwell on what was happening -- or how, seconds earlier, she gave the ball away."I caught it and shot it," Latta said. "I wasn't thinking. I just shot it."Good strategy.Latta's 3-pointer with 1:02 remaining gave No. 2 North Carolina the lead for good and helped the Tar Heels remain undefeated with an 82-76 win over the Huskies (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today; No. 6 AP) on Monday night.
North Carolina's Ivory Latta hit the big shot, but she had a lot of help to make the game a winner. Story
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||32-72 (.444)||30-63 (.476)|
|3P Made-Attempted||1-12 (.083)||4-14 (.286)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-19 (.579)||18-29 (.621)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||25 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|