Pam Leake scored 16 of her team-high 25 points in the second half to lead North Carolina to an 89-76 victory over Maryland in an Atlantic Coast Conference game tonight.

Maryland freshman guard Deana Tate led all scorers with 27 points and Carolin Dehn-Duhr had 23 points and seven rebounds. The Tar Heels are 8-3, 1-0 in conference play, Maryland is 8-3, 0-1. Virginia 88, N.C.-Charlotte 65

Nancy Mayer scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as the fifth-ranked Cavaliers routed North Carolina-Charlotte in Charlottesville.

Donna Holt and Daphne Hawkins each scored 16 points and Kirsten Anderson had 14 for the Cavaliers (12-0).

Sheri Williams paced the 49ers (5-5) with 19 points, Kristin Wilson scored 18 and Elizabeth Walker 12. Rutgers 75, George Washington 37

Sophomore forward Sue Wicks scored a season-high 30 points, going 10 for 14 from the floor and 10 for 10 from the foul line, to lead the Knights (8-1, 2-0) in an Atlantic 10 game in Piscataway, N.J.

Julie Brown scored 14 points to lead George Washington (8-3, 1-1). The Colonials offset five-for-five free throw shooting by hitting just 28 percent from the floor. Rutgers, meanwhile, dominated play from the beginning and had 44 percent shooting and 88 percent from the foul line. Boston College 78, Georgetown 63

Kathleen Sweet scored 16 points and made eight rebounds as the Eagles (7-4) got a Big East victory. Sophomore Ronda Bliey had a career-high 18 points for the visiting Hoyas (5-7). American 70, Drexel 63

Kelly Lane led all scorers with 23 points and had 11 rebounds as the Eagles won at home. Drexel (5-4) closed to 53-51 with 6:40 left, but American (8-3) scored 10 straight points, including four by Lane, to pull away.

Janine Lorimer scored 12 points for American. Erskine 71, Navy 62

Coralee Scheeringa had 23 points and 15 rebounds for the Fleet (2-9) in Winter Park, Fla., in the second round of the Rollins College Tangerine Tournament.

Monica Holland had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Christy Simpson scored 15 points for the Midshipmen (5-4). Navy had beaten Wisconsin-Stout, 89-36, with 14 points from Troy Crickett in the tournament's first round on Friday night.