Women’s Top 25 Roundup: No. 17 North Carolina crushes Hampton

No. 17 North Carolina dominated visiting Hampton in a 62-32 victory on Wednesday morning in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Ten Tar Heels scored led by guard Deja Kelly’s 12 points and 11 from Paulina Paris.

North Carolina (3-0) built a 20-point lead in the second quarter with suffocating defense and forced 29 turnovers, eight from Pirates guard Camryn Hill, the team’s top scorer (20 ppg) this season.

The Tar Heels led 32-13 at halftime.

Hampton (0-2) missed its first eight 3-point attempts and finished 2 of 10 from deep.

–No. 25 Oklahoma 92, Alabama State 46

Skyler Vann joined the Sooners’ 1,000-point club and No. 25 Oklahoma ripped through Alabama State in a 92-46 decision in Norman, Okla.

Vann had a team-high 16 points and nine rebounds along with three of the team’s 20 steals.

Oklahoma (4-0) took a 41-20 lead on Vann’s free throw with 4:22 left in the first half that got her in the Sooners’ milestone club.

Sahara Williams had 14 points and seven rebounds for Oklahoma.

The Lady Hornets were paced by Shmya Ward’s 17 points and four rebounds.

Alabama State failed to generate a rally with perimeter shots not falling. The teams combined to make 8 of 38 3-pointers. The Lady Hornets missed 13 of 16 attempts.

–Field Level Media