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UNC Women's Basketball Has The Most Experienced Staff In America

163. That is the total number of years the UNC women’s basketball staff has been coaching going back to the early 1970’s. One might say its the most experienced coaching staff in college basketball. Hall of Fame head coach Sylvia Hatchell, with more than 900 career victories, is in her 43rd year on the sidelines where she has amassed the second most wins in the history of the sport. (GoHeels.com)

Sylvia Hatchell looking at game through new lens after bout with leukemia

Sylvia Hatchell’s mannerisms do not portray that of a woman who faced a near-death bout with leukemia two years ago. The second winningest coach in NCAA women’s basketball history said she is determined to continue her success at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and that her battles with leukemia have allowed her to look at the game in a different light. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC Women's Basketball Team Building Weekend Continued

The North Carolina women’s basketball weekend team-building retreat continued in Myrtle Beach and it was an action packed Saturday for the Tar Heels. Here is a first-person account from freshman Destinee Walker, a Florida native that will be a vital back-court piece for Coach Hatchell this season. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Enjoys Team Building Weekend At The Beach

The UNC women’s basketball team is certainly no stranger to the Myrtle Beach, S.C., area, having been playing games on the Grand Strand for many years. On Friday, players, coaches and staff boarded a bus and made the brief trip from Chapel Hill to Cherry Grove for a fun-filled weekend of team-building as the pre-season continues for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Visits CPALS Family Retreat

The UNC women’s basketball team spent a few hours at the CPALS Family Retreat this past Saturday in Chapel Hill. Carolina Pediatric Attention Love and Support, or CPALS, is a University Organization of Registered College Student Volunteers that help to provide a variety of social and emotional support to pediatric patients and their families as they face cancer or a life-threatening blood disorder. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Sylvia Hatchell Discusses 2015-16 UNC Women's Basketball Schedule

Head coach Sylvia Hatchell discusses the 2015-16 UNC women's basketball schedule which features non-conference games against Northwestern, Gonzaga and Southern Miss as well as an always competitive ACC schedule. View Video...

UNC Releases Women's Basketball Schedule

UNC released its 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule on Wednesday. The Tar Heels begin the season at home against Gardner-Webb on Friday, Nov. 13 to tip-off a 31-game regular season schedule. Carolina will play a 16-game ACC slate, featuring home-and-home games against long-standing rivals Duke and NC State. Louisville will visit Carmichael Arena for the first time. (GoHeels.com)

UNC In The WNBA Update

The 2015 WNBA regular season has less than two weeks remaining. Let’s check in with UNC’s six former standouts in the league. Camille Little has started all 30 games in her first season with the Connecticut Sun, and is averaging 8.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. Little scored a season-high 22 points against Atlanta on Aug. 23. (GoHeels.com)

Editorial mistaken about Hatchell

As a women’s basketball season ticketholder, a faculty member and a female, I felt compelled to respond to the misleading Daily Tar Heel editorial from Thursday on the women’s basketball situation. Many recent articles and letters have touted claims that women’s basketball is being offered up as the sacrificial lamb in our scandal to save the revenue sports. (Daily Tar Heel)

A Life Inspired: Jessica Breland's heart-stirring ascension

Chicago Sky forward Jessica Breland has had to overcome a lot in her lifetime, from overcoming Hodgkin's lymphoma to placing her career on hold; all on the path of becoming an WNBA All-star. Breland's story is for basketball fans worldwide, in hopes that they will find strength in her struggle to overcome. (Swish Appeal)

Refusing to Argue With Stupidity

The fact that the N&O editorial board has resorted to throwing the kitchen sink at the UNC scandal in hopes that by throwing around inflammatory terms like “sexism” they may just catch the eye of some national hot-take artist. That or their target audience is literally PackPride. Either way it’s truly a recklessness that reeks of desperation. (Tar Heel Depot)

No One Scapegoating Hatchell

Head Coach Sylvia Hatchell’s contract extends three more years, to 2018. Three other UNC coaches, including women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy, received contract extensions earlier this summer, but Hatchell did not. Her supporters and other commentators have subsequently claimed UNC is denying her an extension because they are scapegoating her for the paper-class scandal. (Chapelboro.com)

Former UNC women's basketball player Stephanie Mavunga announces transfer to Ohio State

The final domino fell on Friday in what’s been a summer of depletion for the North Carolina women’s basketball team. All-ACC forward Stephanie Mavunga, who was granted her release by UNC to purse a transfer on June 19, took to Twitter to announce she is transferring to Ohio State. She is the third Tar Heel to transfer this summer. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Announces 2015-16 Women's Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

Matchups with Gonzaga, Northwestern, Oklahoma State and Oregon highlight the non-conference schedule for the UNC women’s basketball team during the 2015-16 season. Carolina opens its season by hosting Gardner-Webb on Friday, Nov. 13 in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels will also welcome Oregon (Nov. 15) and Florida A&M (No. 17) for early season contests at Carmichael Arena. (GoHeels.com)

Ex-North Carolina player: Women's basketball being made a 'scapegoat'

Even though North Carolina likely won't respond to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations for another few weeks, one of the school's former women's basketball players fears she knows what's coming. Meghan Austin expects the Tar Heels athletic department to sacrifice its tradition-rich women's basketball program in hopes of avoiding serious punishment for its two biggest revenue producers, football and men's basketball. (Yahoo! Sports)

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ACC Women's Basketball Scoreboard
at Syracuse75

NC State73
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ACC Women's Basketball Standings
(5) Louisville0-05-0
NC State0-05-0
(17) Florida State0-04-0
Virginia Tech0-04-0
Georgia Tech0-04-0
(6) Notre Dame0-03-0
(11) Duke0-02-1
Boston College0-02-2
North Carolina0-02-2
Wake Forest0-02-2

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