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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)

Ivory Latta Named WNBA All-Star Again

Washington Mystics guard and current UNC assistant coach Ivory Latta has been named to the WNBA All-Star game to be held this Saturday, July 19, in Phoenix, Arizona. It is Latta's second all-star appearance. This season, she leads the team in scoring (11.1 ppg) and is second on the team in assists (3.0 apg). She joins fellow Tar Heel Jessica Breland, who earned her first All-Star selection in 2014. (GoHeels.com)

Best Games Of 2013-14: No. 3

No. 3: Carolina 65, South Carolina 58 - Women's Basketball, March 30, 2014: Carolina had won four straight against its border neighbor before a 31-point setback in 2012. The Tar Heels avenged that loss with an 8-point win in Myrtle Beach prior to the semester break, but the stakes were much higher when the two teams met in Stanford in late March. (GoHeels.com)

Jessica Breland Selected 2014 WNBA All-Star

Former UNC and current Chicago Sky star Jessica Breland was voted to the 2014 WNBA Eastern Conference All-Star team on Tuesday. "Reflecting on everything that I've overcome makes this honor even more special," said Breland. Breland, who overcame cancer while playing at Carolina, and was out of the WNBA in 2012, is having a career year. (GoHeels.com)

One-on-one with Sylvia Hatchell

In October 2013, just three days before UNC Coach Sylvia Hatchell was given her diagnosis of Leukemia, I was honored to moderate a panel discussion with of all four Triangle division one NCAA women's coaches. It's one of my favorite events. As usual, Coach Hatchell was funny, engaging, insightful and never seemed the slightest bit sick. At the time, she didn’t know. (WRAL.com)

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