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Ivory Latta: The Face of a Program

Ivory Latta, true to form, said she wasn't really nervous about any aspect of coaching. Sylvia Hatchell hired her so that she could be herself, playing a role in recruiting while also developing the guards. But there was one thing she didn't really want to have to do. "I would say the only part I was worried about was a lot of paperwork," Latta said, laughing. (GoHeels.com)

Freshmen make quick impact on UNC women's basketball

If you are past your teen years, do this: Climb into your mental time capsule. Go back to that first semester of college, with all those new experiences and opportunities. It wasn't just that so many things seemed possible then. It's that they also seemed probable. Which is important to remember as you talk with North Carolina freshmen Diamond DeShields, Allisha Gray, Stephanie Mavunga and Jessica Washington. (ESPN.com)

UNC Women Defend Home Court In Win Over Nebraska

Xylina McDaniel scored 25 points to lead No. 18 North Carolina to a 75-62 victory over No. 15 Nebraska on Wednesday during the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Carmichael Arena. Carolina (7-2) picked up its first win over a ranked team this year and improves to 5-2 in the series with the Big Ten. McDaniel was 11-of-15 from the floor and added eight rebounds in her best game of the season. (GoHeels.com)

Diamond DeShields Earns ACC Rookie Of The Week Honors

Diamond DeShields of the North Carolina women's basketball team was selected ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday, as announced by the conference office. DeShields averaged 23.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.7 steals last week over three games at the Cancun Challenge, helping lead the Tar Heels to a 2-1 record. UNC has won the award three-consecutive weeks by three different players. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Women Dominate Illinois At Cancun Challenge

Freshman Stephanie Mavunga had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 11 North Carolina to an 87-51 win over Illinois at the Cancun Challenge on Saturday. Classmates Diamond DeShields and Allisha Gray added 18 points and eight rebounds, and 15 points and nine rebounds, respectively. Mavunga's dominance around the basket allowed Carolina to score 50 points in the paint. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Women Shoot Down Arkansas State In Cancun

Diamond DeShields scored a game-high 24 points to lead No. 11/12 North Carolina to a 93-60 victory over Arkansas State at the Cancun Challenge on Thursday at the Hard Rock Resort. Xylina McDaniel added 16 points in 13 minutes for Carolina (5-1). Allisha Gray had 12 points, followed by Danielle Butts and Jessica Washington with 11 and 10 points, respectively. (GoHeels.com)

Sylvia Hatchell: What I'm Thankful For

I have told some people that my leukemia diagnosis is a blessing, and the first thing they ask me is, "How can you say it's a blessing?" First of all, my belief is that God is sovereign. I said a long time ago, "I'm all yours." And when you say that, you better mean it, because you don't know what it could bring. I'm not bitter. I know there is a reason for this. (GoHeels.com)

Video: One-on-one with UNC AD Bubba Cunningham

WRAL-TV anchor Jeff Gravley sat down with UNC Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham Tuesday to talk about Dean Smith Center renovations, Sylvia Hatchell, P.J. Hairston and much more. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Tar Heel Women Top Coppin State, 91-51

Diamond DeShields led the Tar Heels with 16 points and five steals in the 91-51 win over Coppin State on Sunday at Carmichael Arena. Carolina had four score double digits in the final home game before the team heads south to the Cancun Challenge over the Thanksgiving holiday. Jessica Washington recorded her first career start as a Tar Heel, posted 14 points and five assists. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women Dominate Coastal Carolina, 106-52

Freshmen scoring powered the No. 12 North Carolina past the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Thursday evening at Carmichael Arena. Leading the Tar Heels were freshmen Stephanie Mavunga and Diamond DeShields with 20 and 21 points, respectively. Mavunga was 10-10 for the night also capturing 13 rebounds, five blocks, and three assists. (GoHeels.com)

Allisha Gray Named ACC Rookie Of The Week

North Carolina freshman guard Allisha Gray was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday for her performance in leading the Tar Heels to a road win at UCLA last week. Gray scored 30 points in the 78-68 win against the Bruins on Sunday night in Los Angeles, becoming the first UNC freshman to score 30 points in a game since Ivory Latta during the 2003-04 season. (GoHeels.com)

Allisha Gray Scores 30 In Road Win At UCLA

Freshman Allisha Gray scored a game-high 30 points to lead No. 12/14 North Carolina to a 78-68 victory at UCLA Sunday at Pauley Pavilion. Gray becomes the first Carolina freshman to score 30 points in a game since Ivory Latta in 2003-04. She also hauled in 10 rebounds for her second-straight double-double after a 15-point, 10-rebound performance Monday against Tennessee. (GoHeels.com)

The Story Behind “Go Heels Go America!”

From Tar Heel fans and Carolina alumni serving overseas, patriotic celebrations at sporting events in Chapel Hill, t-shirts in the student stores and sorority cocktails, “Go Heels Go America” is a phrase that has gained tremendous popularity within the Tar Heel community. If you were in Chapel Hill for the Homecoming festivities over the weekend, it was everywhere. But where did it come from? (Thrown Away To Worthy)

No. 11 Tar Heel Women Fall 81-65 To No. 4 Tennessee

Fourth-ranked Tennessee passed its early road test with some physical defense that flustered No. 12 North Carolina's talented youngsters. Ariel Massengale scored a career-high 20 points to help the Lady Vols beat the Tar Heels 81-65 on Monday night. Freshman Allisha Gray had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead UNC. (GoHeels.com)

UNC’s freshmen face early test vs. Lady Vols

After leading No. 12 North Carolina to a 51-point win in the season opener, the top-rated freshman class in the country will make its debut on national television today against No. 4 Tennessee at Carmichael Arena (9 p.m., ESPN2). The four-player class had an impressive debut in the 87-26 win over Air Force. But Diamond DeShields said that even before facing Air Force, she was thinking about Tennessee. (Durham Herald-Sun)

ACC Women's Basketball Scoreboard
FSU69
at Duke53
FINAL - 2ND OT
Louisville84
at Pitt61
FINAL - 2ND OT
Miami (FL)58
at Georgia Tech55
FINAL - 2ND OT
Wake Forest55
at Clemson45
FINAL - 2ND OT
Virginia Tech67
at UNC71
FINAL - 2ND OT
Syracuse91
at UVA57
FINAL - 2ND OT
Boston College63
at NC State74
FINAL - 2ND OT
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