CHAPEL HILL - Xylina McDaniel scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds, leading six players in double figures as No. 14 UNC topped High point 103-71 on Saturday at Carmichael Arena.
Tar Heel head coach Sylvia Hatchell, who is undergoing treatment for leukemia, was in the arena from the game and watched from a media skybox. Long-time assistant Andrew Calder guides the Tar Heels while Hatchell is away from the bench.
Danielle Butts came off the bench for a career-high 14 points for UNC (11-2) while Allisha Gray chipped in 14, Jessica Washington 12 and Brittany Rountree and Stephanie Mavunga 11 each.
Latrice Phelps paced High Point (5-6) with a career-high 20 points followed by freshman Teddy Vincent with a season-high 14 and DeAnneisha Jackson with 10.
It was the sixth straight win for the Tar Heels, who still trail the series 3-2 but had not played High Point since 1977.
UNC’s next game is at home on Jan. 2 against James Madison.