University of North Carolina
Sammy Jo Tracy scored 31 seconds into triple overtime to give North Carolina the NCAA women’s lacrosse championship with a 13-12 win over Maryland on Sunday.
Dexter Strickland and Reggie Bullock scored 15 points apiece and North Carolina held on to beat Maryland 79-76 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals.
Having a short bench finally took its toll on No. 10 Maryland. The defending Atlantic Coast Conference tournament champions ran out of steam in the semifinals when No. 15 North Carolina claimed a 72-65 win Saturday.
With defensive ace John Henson cheering from the bench, an ice pack on his ailing wrist, North Carolina showed just how deep its talent runs.
Maryland’s quest for a significant, attention-getting victory will have to wait for another day.
Maryland was in trouble for the second time in three days. Once again, the undefeated Terrapins responded.
I’m very happy that the University of Maryland has a basketball game tonight. Ive been a fan of Terps basketball my whole life, and I really like Gary Williams as a coach.