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Fueling Up The Tar Heels

Carolina football fans know the third floor of the Loudermilk Center for Excellence as the Concourse Club of The Blue Zone, home to premium seating on football Saturdays. But on weekday mornings, the third floor of Loudermilk is home to the Fueling Station, a new nutritional offering for Carolina student-athletes. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Rundown: October 23

Tyler Zeller had 11 points and nine rebounds. Wayne Ellington also scored 11. John Henson had five points and eight rebounds. Danny Green scored five. Ed David had four and four off the bench for the Lakers. Reggie Bullock and Tyler Hansbrough each had a bucket. Baseball America ranks UNC's freshman class sixth in the country and has some very kind words about the Diamond Heels. (GoHeels.com)

Sylvia Hatchell's back and Tar Heels are smiling

Sylvia Hatchell has begun her 40th season as a college basketball head coach and, given what she’s been through the last year, it may be her most satisfying preseason camp. The Naismith Hall of Fame head coach at North Carolina, Hatchell is coaching the Tar Heels again after missing last season while receiving treatments for leukemia. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Sylvia Hatchell Stresses Key Elements To Success In '14-15

When it comes to her team this year, four things stand out to Sylvia Hatchell. "We have leadership, we've got experience, we've got depth, and great chemistry," the Hall of Fame coach told reporters Wednesday at ACC Women's Basketball Media Day in Greensboro. Hatchell returns to the sidelines after stepping away in October of last season to treat her diagnosis of leukemia. (GoHeels.com)

UNC’s Sylvia Hatchell stared down cancer, won

“You don’t have the choice that you have cancer, but you have the choice in how you deal with it.” Sylvia Hatchell recounted her journey Friday morning at the 10th annual Fast Break against Cancer breakfast at the Smith Center. The event, hosted by UNC men’s basketball coach Roy Williams, has raised almost $1.6 million for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Center, where Hatchell received her treatment. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Video: Sylvia Hatchell Speaks At Fast Break Against Cancer

UNC women’s basketball head coach and cancer survivor Sylvia Hatchell serves as the headline speaker at the 10th annual Fast Break Against Cancer with UNC men’s basketball coach Roy Williams on Friday, October 3, 2014. View Video...

Pink Heals Tour Visits Coach Hatchell

South Road on the UNC campus became a make-shift parade stop Tuesday as the Pink Heals National Tour rolled into town for a day-long celebration to raise awareness to help battle cancer. The fleet of trucks - a couple in pink paint and a few in Carolina blue - stopped outside Carmichael Arena to honor UNC Hall of Fame basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, who battled leukemia last season. (GoHeels.com)

Sylvia Hatchell's return provides boost for veteran UNC

Things finally seem normal for Sylvia Hatchell and UNC after a year that was anything but. In that time, the Hall of Fame coach was diagnosed with leukemia and missed the season, her freshman-led team pushed all the way to an NCAA regional final in her absence, then star freshman Diamond DeShields abruptly transferred. Now Hatchell is back, along with a roster stocked with talent and experience. (WRAL Sports Fan)

New Jersey high school girls basketball team travels to UNC

Members of the Ridgefield Park High School girls basketball team, the Lady Scarlets, recently traveled to the University of North Carolina (UNC) to play in the famed Dean Smith Center and the Carmichael Arena. The summer trip partnered 12 Lady Scarlets with the River Dell and Paramus High School varsity basketball teams, for a four day trip no one will soon forget. (NorthJersey.com)

Video: Ivory Latta Discusses Recent Health Scare

In this Mystics Magazine special interview, Washington point guard and North Carolina assistant coach Ivory Latta bravely shares her story of a recent cancer scare. (GoHeels.com)

Q&A with North Carolina guard Megan Buckland

Junior guard Megan Buckland missed the North Carolina women’s basketball team’s 2013-14 season after undergoing surgery to repair her third ACL tear. Senior writer Danielle Herman talked to Buckland about her most recent stages in her rehabilitation process this summer and her desire to get back playing 100 percent at practice. (Daily Tar Heel)

LaToya (Pringle) Sanders Eyes FIBA World Championship

For LaToya Sanders, the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey presents an opportunity to add another line to her already impressive resume. The forward led Kayseri KASKI to the EuroLeague Women Final Eight in the club's debut season in Europe's most elite competition. (GoHeels.com)

The miracle that is Jessica Breland

Sylvia Hatchell walked into Carmichael Arena and saw a runaway Jessica Breland charging toward her. Stopping just short of running over her former coach, Breland, who had not seen Hatchell since the previous summer, asked, "Can I touch you?" Given the go-ahead, she picked up Hatchell and swung her around. The fact that Breland, a starter for the Chicago Sky, could sprint across a gym last April and lift a grown woman was not lost on Hatchell. (ESPN.com)

Jamie Cherry, UNC’s only incoming women's hoops freshman, ready to step in

North Carolina incoming freshman Jamie Cherry burnished her reputation as a scorer with a game-high 24 points in the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star game in Greensboro Coliseum on Monday. But she plans to change her mindset when she plays for the Tar Heels this season. “I’m just trying to be a point guard,” Cherry said. “If it comes to scoring and the (opposing) team plays me like they want me to shoot or whatever, then I’ll have to step up.” (Durham Herald-Sun)

Former Tar Heel Jessica Breland basks in WNBA all-star aura

This is a pretty big year for Jessica Breland, not to make the biggest understatement of the year. The 6-foot-3 Chicago Sky forward, acquired during the off-season in free agency, is putting up the best numbers in her three WNBA seasons. By far. (Chicago Daily Herald)

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