Syracuse Tops Carolina Women's BasketballAlex Peterson and Brittney Sykes, the top-scoring backcourt in the nation, combined for 61 points to lead No. 20 Syracuse to a 95-64 victory over North Carolina on Sunday at the Carrier Dome. Paris Kea scored 27 points to lead North Carolina (13-12, 2-10 Atlantic Coast Conference). Jamie Cherry had 17, while Stephanie Watts had 10 rebounds and seven points. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Boston CollegeKelly Hughes scored 24 points and Boston College made a program-record 15 three-pointers in an 88-77 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night inside Carmichael Arena. North Carolina (13-11, 2-9) was paced by Jamie Cherry’s career-high 31 points and six assists, while Paris Kea poured in 22 points and grabbed six rebounds. Stephanie Watts had 12. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Celebrates Power Of Women's SportsThe power of women’s athletics is on display every day as Carolina’s 15 varsity women’s squads train, practice, play and lead through their sports. But once a year, the teams join together, along with several hundred young athletes who view the Tar Heels as role models, to celebrate their strength at UNC’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Basketball Falters Down The Stretch At ClemsonAliyah Collier scored 27 points to lead Clemson to a come-from-behind, 78-67, victory over North Carolina on Sunday at Littlejohn Coliseum. UNC appeared in control with a double figure advantage throughout the first half and a 42-31 lead at halftime. However, the Tar Heels shot 31 percent and made only two 3-pointers in the second half to allow Clemson back in the game. (GoHeels.com)
Paris Kea Selected ACC Women's Basketball Player Of The WeekNorth Carolina guard Paris Kea has been named ACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 23.5 points in two games last week. Kea helped the Tar Heels to an 83-70 victory over No. 18 NC State on Sunday with 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds. Earlier in the week she had 26 point n a 100-88 setback at Miami. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Women's Basketball Shoots Down Wolfpack, 83-70 - HighlightsBehind a school-record tying 14 three-pointers and a game-high 23 points from Jamie Cherry, North Carolina earned an 83-70 victory over No. 18 NC State in Chapel Hill on Sunday.
UNC Women's Basketball Shoots Down WolfpackBehind a school-record tying 14 three-pointers, including six alone from Jamie Cherry, the UNC women’s basketball team earned an 83-70 victory over No. 18 NC State on Sunday at Carmichael Arena. The Tar Heels shot a sizzling 62 percent in the second half on their way to snapping a five-game losing streak. Cherry scored all of her game-high 23 points in the second half. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Hosts Wolfpack On Play4Kay SundayNorth Carolina is proud to host its annual Play4Kay game on Sunday when No. 18 NC State comes to town for a 3 p.m. tip-off from Carmichael Arena. The game will be carried on the Regional Sports Network and can also be found streaming on ACC Network Extra and the WatchESPN app. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Women's Basketball - Carolina's Major KeaNorth Carolina's Paris Kea is a redshirt sophomore guard whose versatility and athleticism allow her to play almost anywhere on the court.
3rd Quarter The Difference As Miami Tops UNC Women's BasketballA 31-point third quarter from No. 17 Miami was the difference in the Hurricanes winning 100-88 over North Carolina on Thursday night from Watsco Center. The trio of Paris Kea (26), Destinee Walker (23) and Jamie Cherry (22) scored 71 of North Carolina’s 88 points on the night. Jessica Thomas had 24 points for Miami. Carolina hosts No. 18 NC State on Sunday at 3 p.m. (GoHeels.com)
No. 6 Notre Dame Tops UNC Women's BasketballBrianna Turner had 24 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks to help No. 6 Notre Dame beat North Carolina 77-55 on Sunday. Paris Kea scored 15 of her 21 points in the first quarter for the Tar Heels (12-8, 1-6). UNC lost Stephanie Watts, the ACC's No. 2 scorer (18.8) and No. 5 rebounder (8.8) when she appeared to injure her right knee to end the third quarter. (GoHeels.com)
Hillary Fuller fills leadership role for UNC women's basketballHillary Fuller was present for it all. For the ecstasy, hysteria and uncertainty. As a redshirt senior this year, she has lived through one of the most volatile five-year stretches in North Carolina women’s basketball history. She still remembers the team in 2013-14, which was minutes away from securing its first Final Four berth since the 2006-07 season. (Daily Tar Heel)
Wake Steals One From UNC Women's Basketball, 80-77Wake Forest scored the final five points of the game to escape with an 80-77 victory over North Carolina in ACC women’s basketball action Thursday night. North Carolina (12-7, 1-5 ACC) placed three players in double figures with Stephanie Watts scoring 25 points. Paris Kea had 21 points and Jamie Cherry had 12. Elisa Penna had 23 points to lead Wake Forest. (GoHeels.com)
Pitt Holds Off Carolina Women's BasketballKauai Bradley scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Pitt won 68-48 over North Carolina on Sunday at Petersen Events Center. Jamie Cherry scored 13 points to lead North Carolina. UNC's leading scorer Stephanie Watts failed to score in double figures for just the second time in 17 games. She had nine points and seven rebounds. Paris Kea scored eight. (GoHeels.com)
2nd Quarter Stalls UNC Women's Basketball In Setback At DukeParis Kea and Stephanie Watts combined for 31 points for UNC in a 70-58 loss at No. 12 Duke on Thursday. Watts registered her ACC-leading ninth double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Kea led all scorers with 16 points. UNC entered the game averaging over eight makes from three-point range. Tonight, the Tar Heels converted only 4-of-26. (GoHeels.com)