CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Chay Shegog had 20 points and Candace Wood added 14 points, leading North Carolina (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) to a 64-56 win over Virginia on Friday night.
Wood scored the game's final seven points as North Carolina (17-5, 7-2 ACC) swept the season series. The Tar Heels won the first meeting 78-73 in double overtime Jan. 5 in Charlottesville, Va.Ariana Moorer led Virginia (16-8, 4-6) with 21 points, Lexie Gerson chipped in 14 and Ataira Franklin scored 11.North Carolina led 35-24 at halftime behind 50 percent shooting and eight points from Shegog. Moorer had 13 at the break for the Cavaliers, who shot 27.3 percent for the period.Virginia led 12-11 with 14:37 left in the first half before the Tar Heels went on a 10-0 run that included a pair of 3-pointers.The Cavaliers chipped away in the second, tying it at 54 before Tierra Ruffin-Pratt's three-point play with 1:32 left put UNC ahead for good.