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UNC Women's Basketball Shuts Down Radford, 79-46

The North Carolina women's basketball team put forth a strong defensive effort during a 79-46 victory over Radford on Thursday night at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Freshman Janelle Bailey notched her first career double-double with 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting and 10 rebounds, while Paris Kea added 18 points on 7-for-11 shooting. Sophomore Emily Sullivan scored 11. (GoHeels.com)

Defense Leads UNC Field Hockey To Final Four, Olympic Notes

It seemed appropriate for UNC to extend its season behind its defense. The Tar Heels had allowed only two goals in their first four postseason games. Before surrendering one in the 35th minute Sunday, 250 minutes, 30 seconds of game time separated them from the last goal they surrendered. UNC's defense will continue to be key Friday, when it faces No. 1 Connecticut. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Beats Colorado In Overtime Thriller

Jamie Cherry and Paris Kea combined for 54 points and UNC overcame an 18-point deficit to earn a dramatic 87-80 overtime victory over Colorado on Sunday (Highlights). Kea scored a game-high 28 points and dished out nine assists, while Cherry had 26 points. The back-court duo was 21-of-40 from the field and had 14 assists, nine rebounds and five steals. (GoHeels.com)

UNC women's basketball drops season opener to Hampton, 70-66

North Carolina was tripped up in its season opener, 70-66, to Hampton on Friday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena. Paris Kea led North Carolina (0-1) with 24 points, six assists and six steals. Freshman Jocelyn Jones added 14 points off the bench, classmate Janelle Bailey had 12 points and Jamie Cherry kicked off her senior campaign with 10 points. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Rookies raise hopes for UNC women's basketball

New players. That’s been the story every year for North Carolina women’s basketball recently. Not because they were the necessary piece to take the team to the next level, but because the team simply needed bodies. This year, it’s different. For the first time in several seasons, head coach Sylvia Hatchell has multiple options at several positions. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Sylvia Hatchell on what it takes to be a champion

North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell discusses the mentality that it takes to win a national championship at UNC, the "University of National Champions". View Video...

Six Double-Figure Scorers Pace UNC Women's Basketball Past Mount Olive

Preseason All-ACC guard Paris Kea put her terrific all-around game on display Monday in leading UNC to a 102-47 victory over Mount Olive in an exhibition women's basketball game at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Kea had a game-high 22 points and eight assists, and also hauled in seven rebounds and had six steals. Jamie Cherry and Janelle Bailey each tossed in 16. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball To Face Mount Olive On Monday

The North Carolina women's basketball team hosts Mount Olive for an exhibition game on Monday at 6 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. The exhibition game is free to all fans in attendance. Carolina featured a balanced scoring attack last Wednesday in an 84-62 win over Wingate. Jamie Cherry scored a game-high 21 points in the Tar Heels' first exhibition of the year. (GoHeels.com)

The Bailey Effect

Janelle Bailey could barely stay on the court in her first game with the UNC women's basketball team, but a glimpse of her in action is enough to sense her impact. Call it the "Bailey effect." The talented freshman center battled foul trouble all night. But Bailey's presence for a team that's lacked a reliable inside threat more than justified head coach Sylvia Hatchell's praise. (Argyle Report)

UNC Women's Basketball Drops Wingate In First Dress Rehearsal

A game-high 21 points from Jamie Cherry led four players in double figures for UNC in an 84-62 exhibition victory over Wingate on Wednesday at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Taylor Koenen added 19 points, Paris Kea had 18 points and six assists and Janelle Bailey tossed in 12 points. UNC hosts its final exhibition against Mount Olive on Monday at 6 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

Ivory Latta aims to inspire kids with new book

With an oversized, pink Washington Mystics jersey draped to her feet, 2-year-old Zoe Nielsen smiled behind her blonde hair, which the wind blew locks into her face. It’s not every day a young fan meets the person whose name is printed on the back of their replica jersey, but on Wednesday, Zoe was posing for a picture with Washington Mystics point guard Ivory Latta. (Gwinnett Daily Post)

Video: UNC Coaches on what it takes to be a national champion

All nine of North Carolina's current national championship-winning coaches describe summarize what it takes to become an NCAA champion. Read More...

Carolina Champions: A Culture Of Success

On Oct. 8, Roy Williams stopped by the final round of the Tar Heel Intercollegiate at UNC Finley Golf Course. He regularly attends baseball games at Boshamer Stadium. Williams also speaks with every women's tennis recruit who visits campus. When Joe Breschi became the men's lacrosse coach in 2008, he said every coach approached him and offered their help. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Media Day Press Conference

North Carolina head women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, along with players Jamie Cherry and Paris Kea take questions from the media at the 2017 ACC Media Day. View Video...

Paris Kea, Stephanie Watts Named Women's Basketball Preseason All-ACC

UNC standouts Paris Kea and Stephanie Watts have been voted on the Preseason All-ACC Women's Basketball Team. Kea had a breakthrough first season in Chapel Hill where she averaged a team-leading 17.2 points and 4.1 assists per game. Watts, the 2016 ACC Freshman of the Year, averaged 16.8 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game last season. (GoHeels.com)

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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 79
Wake Forest: 76
Sun, Jan 14

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. NC State
Thu, Jan 18, 7:00 ET ACC Network Extra

UNC vs. Duke
Sun, Jan 21, 2:30 ET RSN

UNC @ Virginia
Thu, Jan 25, 7:00 ET ACC Network Extra

Full UNC Women's Basketball Schedule

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ACC Women's Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
(3) Louisville5-019-0
(2) Notre Dame5-116-2
Virginia5-112-7
(13) Florida State4-116-2
(16) Duke3-214-4
North Carolina3-213-5
NC State3-314-5
Syracuse2-313-4
Virginia Tech2-313-5
Miami2-312-6
Wake Forest2-310-8
Boston College1-36-11
Pittsburgh1-49-9
Georgia Tech1-511-7
Clemson0-510-8

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