East Carolina 61

(6-4, 0-2 away)

(23) North Carolina 65

(8-2, 7-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 20, 2011

    Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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    ECU 35 2661
    #23UNC 32 3365

    North Carolina uses size advantage to outlast ECU

    Associated Press

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Chay Shegog scored 19 points and Krista Goss had 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 23 North Carolina to a 65-61 win over East Carolina on Tuesday night.

    The Tar Heels (8-2) used their size to pull out the win. They twice got rebounds after missing free throws in the final 23 seconds, keeping the Pirates (6-4) from beating a Top 25 team for the first time in four years.

    North Carolina survived another low-scoring night. They came into their two games in Myrtle Beach leading the nation at 87.5 points a game, but scored just 48 in a loss to South Carolina on Sunday.

    Chareya Smith led East Carolina with 14 points, while Tatiana Chapple added 11 points and seven rebounds.

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