Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Contact | RSS | Search

Hatchell pulls out all the sticks

With its season in the balance, the North Carolina women's basketball team put its hands around its "sticks" and drew enough strength to beat Purdue 70-68 on Sunday. The "sticks" are a bundle of tongue depressors. Each player decorates her own stick with her goals for the season and then UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell wraps a rubber band around them. The sticks are a constant source of inspiration. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Recent Women's Basketball Articles:

Video: UNC Coaches Dance to "Happy"

WCHL: Tennessee A Done Deal For DeShields

DeShields Following Friend To Tennessee?

Diamond DeShields to transfer from UNC

Tar Heels Honor Outstanding Performances At Rammy Awards