CHAPEL HILL (NCAA Women's) - Rashanda McCants continued her outstanding start to the season on Monday night, scoring 18 points to lead sixth-ranked North Carolina to a 99-64 win over Georgia State.
McCants shot eight of 19 from the field to lead six Tar Heels in double figures, handed out eight assists and collected six steals.
Cetera DeGraffenreid added 16 points and Rebecca Gray added 15 for North Carolina (6-0), who pulled down 25 offensive rebounds and finished with a 54-33 advantage on the boards.
Brittany Hollins scored 14 points and Danielle Anderson had 13 for Georgia State (1-3).
Star Allen led three players in double figures with 17 points as No. 16 Ohio State pounded Southern, 79-38.
Allen converted eight of 10 shots from the field and added nine rebounds and five assists in just 21 minutes.
Marscilla Packer had 16 points and six assists and Jantel Lavender chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds for the Buckeyes (4-0), who led, 39-17, at the half.
Courtney Scott had nine points for Southern (0-2), who shot just 28% (15 of 54) and committed 31 turnovers.
No. 14 Arizona State reeled off 26 straight points en route to an 84-38 rout of Yale.
The Bulldogs led, 4-0, at the outset before Arizona State ran off eight straight points. Yale got another layup before Simon hit a 3-pointer and a layup to begin a 26-0 run for the Sun Devils.
Dymond Simon scored 17 points, Briann January added 13 points and six assists, while Kirsten Thompson had 13 points and seven rebounds for Arizona State, who have won two straight after a season-opening loss to North Carolina.
photos Janos Schmidt