CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored all 16 of her points in the first half when undefeated and No. 25 North Carolina raced to a 30-point bulge on its way to a 83-47 victory over Alabama State on Tuesday.
Kelly had 10 points in the first quarter as the Tar Heels (11-0) jumped out to a 24-5 lead. They led 50-20 by halftime. North Carolina shot 58% in the half and was 20 of 27 from the free-throw line as seven Lady Hornets (2-7) went into the break with two fouls.
Kelly has scored in double figures in every game this season. Eva Hodgson added 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting. Kennedy Todd-Williams scored 11 points and Anya Poole 10, shooting 5 of 7 with a career-high five blocks. North Carolina had nine blocks.
The Tar Heels made 28 of a season-high 43 free-throw attempts. The Lady Hornets were 5 of 7.