by Rob Rowe
CARMICHAEL ARENA/CHAPEL HILL UNC hosts Clemson as a part of FSN's Friday Night ACC Women's Hoops doubleheader.
The Tigers come into Chapel Hill as underdogs to the No. 14 Tar Heels, but put up more of a fight than many would have expected.
At the half, Carolina has the lead 37-30. It stretches to 50-40 before Clemson goes on a 12-1 stretch, making it 52-51 and taking its second lead.
But it doesn't last long as Italee Lucas and the Heels win 79-61.
Lele Hardy leads Clemson with 17 points while Lindsey Mason adds 11 and April Parker.
With this contest...
...Clemson goes 9-11 for the year, 0-4 in ACC play. The Tigers also continue on a six-game losing streak after starting the season 9-4.
...Carolina goes 15-3 for the year, 3-1 in ACC play. UNC bumps up its win streak to two games, after losing to Connecticut and Virginia Tech on the road.
UNC at N.C. State, 7 p.m. Monday
Clemson at Wake Forest, 2 p.m. Sunday