Bree Hall scores 15 as No. 1 South Carolina tops No. 24 North Carolina 65-58 #Bree #Hall #scores #South #Carolina #tops #North #Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bree Hall scored 15 points and top-ranked South Carolina rallied from 11 down in the second quarter to push past No. 24 North Carolina 65-58 in Thursday night’s ACC/SEC Challenge.

Te-Hina Paopao added 14 points for the Gamecocks (6-0), who ended up facing their toughest challenge in an early season slate of high-scoring blowouts — including against two ranked teams. South Carolina came in ranked second nationally in scoring offense at 100.4 points and leading the country with an average victory margin of 51.6 points.

Paopao hit three second-half 3-pointers, while Hall added a huge one from the left wing with 2:08 left that pushed the Gamecocks to their biggest lead at 60-52.

Deja Kelly scored 20 points for the Tar Heels (5-3). Alyssa Ustby added 18 points and 12 rebounds.

ARKANSAS 71, NO. 15 FLORIDA STATE 58

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Taliah Scott scored 24 points, Saylor Poffenbarger had a double-double with a school-record 23 rebounds, and Arkansas raced past Florida State in the ACC-SEC Challenge.

Arkansas reeled off 11 straight points for a 44-28 lead early in the second half.

Samara Spencer scored 15 points for the Razorbacks (7-1) to surpass 1,000 for her career. Poffenbarger had 13 points and Makayia Daniels had 10 in her 130th game, the most ever in the program.

O’Mariah Gordon had 16 points for the Seminoles (6-2), Ta’Niya Latson had 14.

NO. 17 INDIANA 67, MAINE 59

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored 22 points in her homecoming game, and Indiana rallied for the win.

Holmes, a native of Gorham, Maine, was 9 of 11 from the field. She also grabbed seven rebounds.

Sydney Parrish had 17 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for Indiana (6-1), which has won five straight.

Parrish’s three-point play with 4:39 left put Indiana ahead for good at 57-54.

Anne Simon had 34 points, 10 rebounds and five steals for Maine (4-4). Adrianna Smith had 14 points and 13 rebounds.

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