Syracuse tops No. 6 North Carolina

By The Sports Network
January 30, 2014 - 10:15pm

Chapel Hill, NC ( - Brianna Butler had 22 points, Brittney
Sykes scored 17 and Syracuse beat sixth-ranked North Carolina, 78-73.

Briana Day finished with 11 points, nine rebounds and four steals for Syracuse (16-5, 5-3 ACC), which outscored North Carolina 46-27 in the second half and overcame a 14-point halftime deficit.

Diamond DeShields paced North Carolina (17-4, 5-2) with 21 points on 8-of-19 shooting. Stephanie Mavunga and Allisha Gray both scored 16 points in defeat.