TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Diamond DeShields scored 25 points and No. 13 North Carolina's second half effort brought down No. 18 Florida State 65-61 on Sunday.
Stephanie Mavugna tossed in 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for North Carolina (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Florida State (14-3, 2-1 ACC) led the Tar Heels 36-29 at intermission after taking control midway through the half and leading by as many as 10 points on a Cheetah Delgado 3-pointer at 2:57.
It took North Carolina almost 12 minutes of the second half to catch the Seminoles when Xylina McDaniel broke inside for a layup tying the score at 50. McDaniel added two free throws and another score inside the paint and the Tar Heels led 56-50 two minutes later.
Florida State could move no closer than four points down the stretch.
Morgan Jones led Seminole scorers with 18 points.
The coronavirus and college sports: NCAA reopening plans, latest news, program cuts, more
When will college football and other sports return to action? Will more athletic programs be forced to cut sports because of financial strains? Here is the latest on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the college sports world.
Women's college basketball coaching changes for 2020-21
An up-to-date list of every coaching change in women's college basketball ahead of the 2020-21 season.
Sara Anastasieska transfers to Duke from California
Sara Anastasieska, who averaged 7.8 points and 1.8 assists and had 27 3-pointers as a starter for Cal last season, will play next season for Duke as a grad transfer.