ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament action Today at the Greensboro Coliseum
11am #4 Miami vs. #5 Syracuse
Final:Syracuse 92, Miami 85
2pm #1 Notre Dame vs. #8 North Carolina
Final:Notre Dame 95, North Carolina 77
**********Paris Kea(Page High School) with 27 points, in what might be her LAST college game…You read that right, this might be, the last game for Paris Kea, at UNC….**********
Friday P. Kea was 10-19 from the field, 5-10 from three-point range and 2-2 from the Free Throw line, for her total of 27 points, in 39 minutes of action for the North Carolina Tar Heels…
6pm #2 Louisville vs. #7 Clemson
Final:Louisville 75, Clemson 67
8pm #3 N.C. State vs. #6 Florida State
Final:N.C. State 69, Florida State 62
Elissa Cunane with 22 points and 9 rebounds to lead the N.C. State Wolfpack over the Florida State Seminoles….
Cunane goes 8-13 from the field, and goes 1-2 from three-point range and hits 5-6 free throws…Quite the night for the super-frosh from Northern Guilford High School, Elissa Cunane…
from www.gopack.com on the Wolfpack’s victory over Florida State:
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The ninth-ranked and third-seeded NC State women’s basketball team (26-4) earned a hard-fought 69-62 victory over the 22nd-ranked and sixth-seeded Florida State Seminoles (23-8) Friday evening inside the Greensboro Coliseum in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 ACC Tournament.
With the victory, NC State is making its second straight trip to the ACC semifinal round, and for the second straight year, will take on third-ranked and second-seeded Louisville. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:30 pm from the Greensboro Coliseum with live television coverage provided by ESPNU.
On Thursday’s UNC win over Georgia Tech and today’s upcoming game with #1 seed Notre Dame…
GREENSBORO, N.C.– Leah Church scored 20 points and Jocelyn Jones had 14, both career-highs, and eighth-seeded North Carolina pulled away from ninth-seeded Georgia Tech 80-73 in a battle between short-handed teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament second round on Thursday.
UNC also got 19 points/9 assists from Paris Kea(Page High School) and 18 from Shayla Bennett.
UNC starters: Bennett, Koenen, Church, Kea, Murray
NOTES AND HIGHLIGHTS
– Paris Kea has averaged 24 points in three ACC Tournament games in her hometown of Greensboro after scoring a total of 55 in two games here last season.
– The Tar Heels improved to 6-1 against the Yellow Jackets in the ACC Tournament and extended their all-time tourney record for total wins to 63.
Points: Leah Church 20
Rebounds: Jocelyn Jones 9
Assists: Paris Kea 9(Page HS)
**********UNC advances to face top-seeded Notre Dame (27-3) in Friday’s 2 p.m. quarterfinal game … UNC upset the then top-ranked Fighting Irish 78-73 at Chapel Hill on Jan. 27.**********
from www.gopack.com and be sure to check out all of the numbers and honors/highlights for Wolfpack freshman, #33 Elissa Cunane, from Northern Guilford High School…..
#9 Wolfpack Begins Postseason Journey Friday Night in Greensboro
NC State opens ACC Tournament play in the quarterfinal round for the second time in three years
RALEIGH – Having secured the third seed at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament for the first time since 2005 and a double bye to open the competition for the second time in three seasons, the No. 9/11 NC State women’s basketball team (25-4) travels to Greensboro in preparation for its quarterfinal game on Friday/this evening. The Wolfpack practiced at the Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday and will play sixth-seeded Florida State TONIGHT at 8 pm with live television coverage provided by Raycom (Fox Sports South/Carolinas in Raleigh).
NOTING THE WOLFPACK (25-4. RPI: 7. SOS: 20)
*****-Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford High School) ranks 7th in the ACC in FG percentage (.566).
*****-Elissa Cunane: All-Freshman Team (Coaches/BRP).
+++++-Elissa Cunane was also named to the ACC All-Academic Team this week….
*****Cunane is the first Wolfpack player to earn All-Freshman Team honors since Marissa Kastanek in 2010.
NC STATE FRESHMAN RECORDS – FG PERCENTAGE
1. Peace Shepard (1993-94) … 37-54 (.712)
2. Chasity Melvin (1994-95) … 208-345 (.603)
*****3. Elissa Cunane (2018-19) … 129-228 (.566)
4. Kaayla Chones (1999-2000) … 129-229 (.563)
NC STATE FRESHMAN RECORDS – TOTAL POINTS
5. Katie Smrcka-Duffy (1996-97) … 401
6. Trudi Lacey (1977-78) … 399
*****7. Elissa Cunane (2018-19) … 379
8. Tynesha Lewis (1997-98) … 376
9. Marissa Kastanek (2009-10) … 369
10. Sharon Manning (1987-88) … 344