Women's Basketball ACCtion: Wednesday, November 14

Nov. 14, 2012

Tar Heels Handle Hoyas, 63-48

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Sophomore guard Brittany Rountree scored 22 points to lead North Carolina past No. 25 Georgetown 63-48 in Carmichael Arena on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Preseason WNIT.

Rountree hit six 3-pointers in the win, just one shy of her career high, to lead UNC's offense and tie with Georgetown's Sugar Rodgers for the most points on the night.

Megan Buckland scored 13 points off the bench and hit three 3-pointers of her own, while Waltiea Rolle finished with 10 points, seven rebounds and four blocks. Krista Gross led all rebounders with 15 boards.

Virginia Tech Defeats Appalachian State, 71-68

BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech women's basketball team bounced back strong in its second game of the season, defeating Appalachian State 71-68 on Wednesday evening at Cassell Coliseum.

Alyssa Fenyn scored 13 points to lead four Hokies (1-1) in double-digits. Fenyn also handed out a game-high nine assists to set a new career-high. Monet Tellier added 12 points with six assists and a pair of steals. Freshman Taijah Campbell dropped in 11 points, pulled down eight rebounds and recorded a pair of blocks for the second straight game. Porschia Hadley rounded out the double-digit scoring with 10 points.

Anna Freeman led Appalachian State (1-1) with 36 points to set a Cassell Coliseum women's record. Freeman connected on six three pointers to tie the coliseum record set by an opposing player. Courtney Freeman added 11 points, pulled down nine rebounds and dished out five assists.

Deacons Pull Out 60-59 Victory Over UNC Wilmington

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest survived a strong second-half rally and a last-second attempt by UNC-Wilmington to emerge with a 60-59 victory on Wednesday evening at Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

The win moves the Deacons to 2-0 on the season, while the Seahawks fall to 0-2.

UNC-Wilmington jumped out to an early lead on the Deacs behind four quick points by Jessica Freeman, and held a 13-10 lead heading into the first media timeout.