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UNC at home as all three Triangle ACC women's teams play at same time



All three Triangle ACC women’s basketball teams are in action today in major non-conference games, and the action features a real rarity.

UNC guard Italee Lucas
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  • UNC guard Italee Lucas
All three games will be in progress at the same time, beginning at 2 p.m.

No. 12 UNC will put its undefeated mark on the line against Nevada-Las Vegas, the team from the hometown of senior guard and leading scorer Italee Lucas. The Tar Heels lead the series 2-0.

Meanwhile No. 5 Duke visits fellow unbeaten Oklahoma State, which is just 45 miles from the hometown of freshman Richa Jackson. The Blue Devils lead the series 2-0.

And N.C. State will look to get back to .500 as it visits frequent non-conference foe South Carolina in a regionally televised matchup. The Wolfpack leads the series 18-10.

No. 12 UNC vs. Nevada-Las Vegas
[Sunday, 2 p.m., Carmichael Arena]
WCHL 1360.
Records: UNC 9-0; UNLV 5-2.
Coaches’ records — UNC: Sylvia Hatchell 840-294, 567-214 at UNC; UNLV: Kathy Olivier 174-166, 32-38 at UNLV.
Leading scorers — UNC: Italee Lucas 19.6; UNLV: Kelli Thompson 14.3.
Leading rebounders — UNC: Jessica Breland 8.3; UNLV: Jamie Smith 9.0.
Assist leaders — UNC: Cetera DeGraffenreid 6.1; UNLV: Mia Bell 4.1.

No. 5 Duke vs. Oklahoma State
[Sunday, 2 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena]
WDNC 620.
Records: Duke 10-0; OSU 8-0.
Coaches’ records — Duke: Joanne P. McCallie 408-170, 92-22 at Duke; OSU: Kurt Budke 455-114, 102-68 at OSU.
Leading scorers — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 14.9; OSU: Toni Young 15.1.
Leading rebounders — Duke: Krystal Thomas 8.3; OSU: Toni Young 8.9.
Assist leaders — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 4.0; OSU: Tiffany Bias 4.8.

N.C. State vs. South Carolina
[Sunday, 2 p.m., Colonial Life Arena]
WKNC-FM 88.1.
Video: Fox Sports Carolinas.
Records: NCSU 4-5; USC 4-4.
Coaches’ records — NCSU: Kellie Harper 121-84, 24-19 at NCSU; USC: Dawn Staley 200-117, 21-31 at USC.
Leading scorers — NCSU: Bonae Holston 14.8; USC: Ieasia Walker 12.0.
Leading rebounders — NCSU: Bonae Holston 9.0; USC: Ashley Bruner 7.0.
Assist leaders — NCSU: Amber White 3.6; USC: La'Keisha Sutton 3.0.

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