UNC Women's Basketball Falls At Boston CollegeTaylor Ortlepp scored a career-high 23 points to lead Boston College to a 77-64 victory over North Carolina on Friday morning at Conte Forum (Highlights). Janelle Bailey, the four-time ACC Rookie of the Week, finished with 18 points and eight rebounds before fouling out to pace North Carolina (10-5, 0-2 ACC). Paris Kea contributed 16 points and Jamie Cherry had 12. (GoHeels.com)
UNC-BC Women's Basketball Game Pushed To FridayThe UNC women's basketball game at Boston College has been postponed due to inclement weather Thursday. The game has been rescheduled for Friday at Conte Forum for an 11 a.m. tip. The game will not be televised on the ACC's Regional Sports Networks, but will air on ACC Network Extra. The radio broadcast is only available at GoHeels.com and the TuneIn app. (GoHeels.com)
Janelle Bailey Receives 4th ACC Women's Basketball Rookie Of The Week HonorNorth Carolina freshman forward Janelle Bailey earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors, as announced Tuesday by the conference office and voted upon by the Blue Ribbon Panel. This is the fourth league citation for the freshman from Matthews, North Carolina. Bailey averaged 18.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in only 22.5 minutes per game in a pair of games for UNC. (GoHeels.com)
Turner's Take: GratitudeWhat a privilege! How grateful are we that we are Carolina? That doesn't mean that everything that Carolina does is right — as we've learned over the past seven years. But there's a reason that the ABC fans have to join forces. It's because they're not Carolina. In fact, Carolina so dominates the thoughts of some that they can't even fully enjoy their own successes. (Argyle Report)
Carolina Drops ACC Women's Basketball Opener At FSUImani Wright scored a career-high 33 points to lead No. 13 Florida State to a 103-65 victory over North Carolina on Sunday in the ACC opener for both teams. Paris Kea paced North Carolina (10-4, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with 17 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Janelle Bailey had 17 points and five rebounds, while Jamie Cherry finished with 10. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Basketball Travels to Florida State for ACC Opener SundayNorth Carolina plays its first true road game of the season by visiting No. 13 Florida State for the ACC opener for both clubs on Sunday, marking the latest road opener for the Tar Heels since the 2006-07 season. Carolina, winners of eight of its last nine games, put together a 10-3 non-conference record that featured wins over Colorado, Minnesota and Washington. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Athletics: First Semester RecapTwo ACC Championships, Two Final Four Appearances, First Team All-Americans, and Basketball season underway...As we count down to the year 2018 and imagine what the New Year will hold for UNC Athletics, let us take a moment to look back at what the first semester of the 2017-18 school year has already brought us. (Tar Heel Blog)
Mercer Stuns UNC Women's Basketball, 97-86Kahlia Lawrence scored 39 points to lead Mercer to a come-from-behind, 97-86, victory over North Carolina on Thursday afternoon from Carmichael Arena. Mercer (12-2) won its ninth-straight game by outscoring North Carolina 20-2 over the final four minutes, 33 seconds, and by a 33-8 margin in the fourth quarter to overcome a 16-point deficit alone in the fourth quarter. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Basketball Back To The Court ThursdayNorth Carolina hosts Mercer on Thursday in the first game for both clubs after the holiday break. Each team is riding an eight-game winning streak leading the first meeting between the two clubs since 1985. Tip-off inside Carmichael Arena is 2 p.m. UNC leads 3-0 all-time against Mercer. The last meeting came in 1985, a 121-61 win at the Sunshine Classic in Lake Mary, Florida. (GoHeels.com)
Sports world congratulates Sylvia Hatchell, Geno Auriemma on 1,000 winsPeople from across the world of sports offered congratulatory remarks for Geno Auriemma and Sylvia Hatchell on reaching huge milestones the same day. The two giants in women’s college basketball on Tuesday added another achievement to their legendary careers. Connecticut’s Geno Auriemma and North Carolina’s Sylvia Hatchell each earned their 1,000th coaching victory. (Larry Brown Sports)
VIdeo: Best of the Tar Heels in the WNBA this seasonIn honor of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell's 1,000th career victory on Tuesday, here's a look at some of the best plays from her former players in the WNBA this season, including Ivory Latta, Erlana Larkins, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt, and Jessica Breland.
With Hatchell's 1,000th win in hand, UNC continues to focus on getting back to postseason"Ultracompetitive" is the term that's used frequently to describe North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, who won her 1,000th game Tuesday. But two other words always come to mind: resilient and relentless. You could say that all three generally go together in high achievers, but the latter two are so much a part of Hatchell's story. (ESPN.com)
Fighting for 1,000Almost 42 years after her first career win, Sylvia Hatchell still gets nervous jitters before each game. It’s what keeps her on the bench, fanning the fire and feisty competitiveness that has fueled her career. She says she’ll coach until the day that feeling fades — and that day isn’t coming soon. "I've got it now just as much as ever,” she said. But the past 100 wins have been the hardest. (Argyle Report)
Sylvia Crawley has front row seat to Sylvia Hatchell's historic momentSteubenville High School alum Sylvia Crawley had a front row seat to a historic moment in college basketball Tuesday. Crawley is an assistant coach at UNC, where longtime head coach Sylvia Hatchell became the third coach in women's college basketball history to 1,000 career victories. Crawley has been a part of a number of those wins both as a player and a coach. (WTOV)
Video: Sylvia Hatchell Gets 1,000th Career WinNorth Carolina head women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell earned her 1,000th career victory as a head coach after the Tar Heels defeated Grambling State, 79-63, on Tuesday in Myrtle Beach.