UNC’s Sylvia Hatchell mourns death of longtime friend Pat SummittSylvia Hatchell went to sleep on Monday night knowing that her one of her dearest friends, Pat Summitt, likely wouldn’t survive the night. Hatchell awoke to the news on Tuesday morning: Summitt was gone, dead at 64 after suffering for years from dementia. (Charlotte Observer)
Ed Hardin: UNC's Sylvia Hatchell remembers Pat SummittThe year after she won her 900th game, UNC basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell decided to take a tour of her past The first place she went was to Tennessee. “I went to see Pat,” she said. “I owe her everything.” Pat Summitt, the legendary Uennessee coach who died this morning, was a mentor to many coaches. But to Hatchell, “We were friends,” Hatchell said. (Greensboro News & Record)
Video: Sylvia Hatchell Remembers Pat SummittNorth Carolina women's basketball head coach, Sylvia Hatchell, talks about the legendary Tennessee women's basketball coach, Pat Summitt, on her passing on 6/28/16.
Sylvia Hatchell talks her new book and NCAA women’s basketball at UNCFor anyone who is not sure, North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell is back and working at the energetic pace she has been throughout her career. She’s a fighter and one who is cancer-free. “If I’m not a 100 percent, I’m close to it,” Hatchell said to me last week during a one-on-one phone interview. (Triangle Sports Network)
Sylvia Hatchell’s book, 'Fight! Fight!,' tops Amazon listNorth Carolina Tar Heels head women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had just gotten back from a trip to Nike headquarters in Oregon last Friday when she indicated that she felt that her new book, Fight! Fight!: Discovering Your Inner Strength When Blindsided by Life would rise to the top. (Triangle Sports Network)
Presbyterian College Hires Megan Buckland As Assistant Women's Basketball CoachMegan Buckland’s coaching career is on the rise after the announcement came last week that she has been hired as an assistant coach at Presbyterian College. Buckland spent the last five years at North Carolina - four as a student-athlete and most recently served as the video coordinator last season - with the women’s basketball program. (GoHeels.com)
Freshmen Get First Taste of UNC Women's BasketballThe North Carolina women’s basketball team held its first official practice to get the 2017-18 season off the ground There were familiar faces inside Carmichael Arena, including 2016 ACC Freshman of the Year Stephanie Watts, but a handful of newbies filled up the court, focused and determined to learn. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women’s Basketball to Travel to Bahamas for November TournamentThe UNC women’s basketball team will compete in the 14th annual Junkanoo Jam Women’s Basketball Tournament this November in the Bahamas. Carolina is slated to take on South Florida on Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 24 – and either Georgia or Minnesota on Friday or Saturday. (Chapelboro.com)
Q&A with women's basketball coach Sylvia HatchellLess than a month after being inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2013, UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Her new book details her battle and eventual triumph over the disease. DTH writer Macon Gambill asked Hatchell about her book. (Daily Tar Heel)
North Carolina's 'yard sale' brings the shoppers outNormally items sold -- such as jerseys, shoes and lacrosse sticks -- get forwarded to the state's surplus store because technically, at a public university, the equipment purchased is state property. That is why the Tar Heels didn't just give the jerseys to the former players who used to wear them and it's also why the university had to allow the public equal opportunity to purchase them. (ESPN.com)
Reactions to the Tar Heel Yard SaleOn May 14, UNC Athletics hosted their first-ever yard sale — selling over 12,000 items — at Eddie Smith Field House. While I have never been Black Friday shopping, after today I feel like I have. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC cleaning out closets with sale of athletics equipmentShoppers began lining up at 4 a.m. Saturday to purchase a piece of Tar Heel history. The athletics department yard sale at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill gives fans and collectors a chance to cash in. (WRAL.com)
Video: UNC Athletics Tar Heel Yard Sale PreviewThe University of North Carolina Athletic Department will hold a surplus equipment Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m.-noon at the Eddie Smith Field House.
ACC meetings: Could league expand conference basketball schedule?This is our first time covering the ACC Spring Meetings in Amelia Island. In just the space of an hour or so, we chatted with Roy Williams, Mark Gottfried, Sylvia Hatchell, Larry Fedora and Dave Doeren. David Cutcliffe and the athletic directors will follow Wednesday. (Mike Krzyzewski and Debbie Yow are not in attendance). Some notes on each discussion: (ABC 11)
UNC Athletics Tar Heel Yard SaleThe UNC Athletic Department will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Eddie Smith Field House. Merchandise bags will be provided to customers as they enter the building. Only small purses will be permitted inside the facility. Visit GoHeels.com for more details. Please see our map for recommended parking to this event. (UNC.edu)