Hillary Summers was a bright spot against Louisville for UNC women's basketballThe North Carolina women’s basketball team had lost six consecutive games before its Thursday matchup with No. 13 Louisville, which was riding a 14-game winning streak. Redshirt junior Hillary Summers tried her hardest to stop the Tar Heels’ slide but to no avail, as UNC fell to the Cardinals 78-60 at Carmichael Arena. (Daily Tar Heel)
Playing For A LegendWhen listening to the players that played basketball for Coach Sylvia Hatchell, you hear the many reasons why they chose to play at UNC. You hear mother figure, influential, motivator, teacher, visionary, compassionate and leader. The day that they made that decision, it probably never crossed any of their minds that they would be defining a “Legend”. (GoHeels.com)
Louisville Holds Off Tar Heel Women's BasketballMariya Moore scored a game-high 22 points to lead No. 13 Louisville to a 78-60 victory over North Carolina Thursday at Carmichael Arena. Freshman Stephanie Watts led UNC (12-12, 2-7 ACC) with 16 points. Hillary Summers notched her sixth double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Destinee Walker added 12 points. (GoHeels.com)
Explore Scotland And Ireland With UNC Women's BasketballUNC Women's Basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell will be taking her team on an educational tour through the countries of Ireland and Scotland July 28 through August 8. It will not only be a great opportunity to see the young Heels in action, but a unique bonding experience as you motor coach through the countryside of the two beautiful countries. (GoHeels.com)
LaQuanda Barksdale Named ACC LegendLaQuanda Barksdale Quick, a 2001 All-America selection, will represent UNC in the 12th annual class of ACC Women’s Basketball Legends. The Legends will be honored at the annual ACC Women's Basketball Legends' Brunch on Saturday, March 5, at 10 a.m., and then will be introduced to the Coliseum crowd at halftime of the first semifinal game that afternoon. (GoHeels.com)
UNC's Hatchell makes 'sportsmanship donation' during game suspensionPrior to announcing her donation to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, Sylvia Hatchell spoke with WRAL News about why her two-game suspension is a teachable moment for herself and her team. “You think about what the slogan is for the Kay Yow foundation. That was one reason why I wanted to do this today. That’s because Kay taught me how to work through adverse situations,” said Hatchell. (WRAL Sports Fan)
Carolina Women's Basketball Can't Slow Down NC StateFour NC State players scored in double figures in a 78-49 win over North Carolina Sunday at Broughton High School's Holliday Gym. UNC (12-11, 2-6 ACC) had its eight-game winning streak snapped against the Wolfpack, who earned its first win over the Tar Heels since February 2011. Jamie Cherry and Destinee Walker paced Carolina with 12 and 11 points, respectively. (GoHeels.com)
Sylvia Hatchell Suspended For Two GamesUNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell will serve a one-game University-issued suspension at NC State on Sunday, January 31st, for making contact with an official during the Tar Heels’ game at Duke on January 24th. The NCAA is also suspending Hatchell for a separate game for a Level III violation of rules pertaining to activities that simulate game day introductions of prospects during an official visit. (GoHeels.com)
Hatchell erupts in UNC women's basketball loss to DukeIt took 33 minutes and 58 seconds for Sylvia Hatchell to erupt. At that moment — in the fourth quarter of the North Carolina women’s basketball team’s 71-55 loss to archrival Duke — UNC’s coach had had enough. As redshirt junior forward Hillary Summers bounded toward the basket, she drew some contact, threw up a shot and looked toward the referee. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Women Come Up Short Against DukeDuke picked up a 71-55 victory over North Carolina in the latest chapter of the rivalry held Sunday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. North Carolina (12-10, 2-5 ACC) placed three in double figures, led by 16 points from Jamie Cherry. Freshman Stephanie Watts added 13 points and 10 rebounds, while N’Dea Bryant registered 10 points and 12 rebounds. (GoHeels.com)
Women's rivals arrive at strange crossroads for UNC/Duke meetingNorth Carolina and Duke meet for the first time this season in women’s basketball Sunday afternoon and there’s a different feel to it. Both teams are trying to find their ways....The matchup marks the first time since Jan. 15, 1992, that neither Duke or North Carolina is ranked nationally when they meet. (Burlington Times-News)
UNC, Duke women enter rivalry game unranked, undeterredThe UNC-Duke rivalry is referred to as the "Battle of the Blues." For their women's basketball teams this season, that name certainly fits. The rivals meet Sunday as unranked teams for the first time in 24 years. With a roster down to six healthy scholarship players because of transfers and injuries, the Tar Heels knew this was going to be a rough season. (Associated Press)
UNC Women's Basketball Drops Decision At Wake ForestDespite another terrific effort from freshman Stephanie Watts, the UNC women’s basketball team lost 75-63 at Wake Forest on Thursday nigh. Watts registered her fourth double-double of her rookie season at North Carolina (12-9, 2-4 ACC) with 24 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out in the fourth quarter. Jamie Cherry added 18 for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Jamie Cherry Continues Strong Guard Play Tradition For Tar HeelsUNC's Jamie Cherry is just the next in a string of historically strong point guards at North Carolina. Cherry catches up with Debbie Antonelli of the ACC Network to relive some clutch moments from her freshman season in Chapel Hill.
Video: Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNCThe annual Girls and Women in Sports Day took place in Fetzer Gym on Sunday, January 17. Hundreds of children had the opportunity to spend time with their favorite Carolina women's teams.