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Final

Illinois 58

(3-3, 1-1 away)

(14) North Carolina 87

(6-0, 5-0 home)

    9:45 PM ET, November 27, 2010

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    ILL 29 2958
    #14UNC 45 4287

    Top Performers

    Illinois: A. Burke 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

    North Carolina: I. Lucas 25 Pts, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Italee Lucas leads North Carolina to win over Illinois in Hawaii

    Associated Press

    HONOLULU -- Italee Lucas scored 25 points, Waltiea Rolle had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and North Carolina (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) dominated inside in an 87-58 victory over Illinois on Saturday in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.

    Jessica Breland added 14 points for North Carolina, which held advantages in rebounds (51-40), points in the paint (46-22) and blocks (9-0).

    Lucas finished 9-of-15 from the field, including 4-of-7 from 3-point range for North Carolina (6-0). Rolle came off the bench and had 11 points and 12 rebounds by halftime.

    The game was close early before the Tar Heels went on a 16-0 run.

    Alex Burke scored 18 points for Illinois (3-3), which was within 65-60 with 8:20 remaining before the Tar Heels pulled away.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ILL
    UNC
    Points 58 87
    FG Made-Attempted 23-68 (.338) 32-73 (.438)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 18-23 (.783)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 30

    Game Leaders

     
    ILL
    UNC
    PointsA. Burke 18I. Lucas 25
    ReboundsK. Penn 8W. Rolle 12
    AssistsL. McCully 4C. DeGraffenreid 8
    StealsC. McGee 3C. DeGraffenreid 4

    2010-11 Season

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