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Tar Heels return to regular season, host Kennesaw in finale

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UNC will play its Sunday home game between the ACC and NCAA Tournaments for the third straight season today at 4, when Atlantic Sun member Kennesaw State visits Carmichael Arena.

UNC seniors Italee Lucas, Jessica Breland and Cetera DeGraffenreid will play their final home game today.
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  • UNC seniors Italee Lucas, Jessica Breland and Cetera DeGraffenreid will play their final home game today.
The No. 14 Tar Heels are coming off a runner-up finish in the ACC Tournament, and are expecting a pretty good seed when the NCAA pairings are announced on Monday night.

The teams have met each of the previous two seasons in Chapel Hill, with the Tar Heels’ victory margin averaging 39.5.

Today’s contest will be the final home contest for senior starters Italee Lucas, Jessica Breland and Cetera DeGraffenreid.

No. 14 UNC vs. Kennesaw State
[Sunday, 4 p.m., at Carmichael Arena, 4 p.m.]
Records:
UNC 25-8; KSU 9-20.
Coaches’ records — UNC: Sylvia Hatchell 856-302, 584-221 at UNC; KSU: Colby Tilley 494-263; 276-189 at KSU.
Leading scorers — UNC: Italee Lucas 15.8; KSU: Angie Smith 13.5.
Leading rebounders — UNC: Laura Broomfield 8.1; KSU: Sametria Gideon 10.6.
Assist leaders — UNC: Cetera DeGraffenreid 4.9; KSU: Angie Smith 3.0.

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