No. 4 UNC Beats UNLV

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Italee Lucas scored 24 points and Cetera
DeGraffenreid added 22 to help No. 4 North Carolina beat UNLV 78-68 on Sunday.

Lucas, who hails from Las Vegas, scored seven of the Tar Heels'
first 11 points during the second half. Then, after missing two
free throws with 1:19 left, the junior scored off her own offensive
rebound to give North Carolina a 74-66 lead.

It was her first chance to play in Las Vegas.

Chay Shegog and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt each had 11 rebounds for the
Tar Heels (3-0).

Jamie Smith led the Lady Rebels (2-2) with 17 points and 18
rebounds. Kelli Thompson added 15 points.