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UNC Women's Basketball Freshman Naomi Van Nes Back Home In the UK

Naomi Van Nes, a freshman on the North Carolina women’s basketball team, was born and raised in England for 13 years. She reflects on coming back home to the UK during the Tar Heels trip through her native country, Scotland and Ireland. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Posts Win Over Scotland Select

Stephanie Watts scored 26 points and Paris Kea added 19 points in her North Carolina debut in a 107-54 victory over Scotland Select on Sunday afternoon at The Peak Sports Center. Carolina took control of momentum in the first quarter with a 13-0 run that resulted in a 16-5 advantage. Kea did most of the damage with 10 points in the period to lead all scorers. (GoHeels.com)

A look back at some of the best speeches given by Tar Heels

I decided to take a look back at some of the best speeches given by Tar Heels (either athletes or those associated with Tar Heel athletics). Charles Kuralt's Bicentennial Speech, Roy Williams' 2009 Locker Room Speech, Marcus Paige’s Senior Speech, Stuart Scott’s Jimmy V Award Speech, Anson Dorrance's Speech on Mia Hamm. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC Women's Basketball Gets Late Start To Europe, Enjoys Visit To London

After suffering through a 24-hour delay in getting their much anticipated trip underway to the British Isles, the North Carolina women’s basketball team enjoyed a bonus of sorts by spending most of Saturday in London, England. The team was scheduled to arrive in Scotland on Friday morning, but storms in the New York area resulted in extended flight delays (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Leaves For Scotland & Ireland

UNC continues its preparation for the 2016-17 women’s basketball season with a 12-day trip to Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland during which it will play three games between July 28 and Aug. 8. The team is scheduled to visit Edinburgh, Scotland, before heading to Belfast, Northern Ireland and then on to Dublin, Killarney and Galway in Ireland. (GoHeels.com)

Seventeen Tar Heels In 2016 Olympics

Beginning Aug. 5, athletes from the around the world travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to compete in the Summer Olympics. And 17 of those athletes are Tar Heels. Representing the United States, Turkey, India and New Zealand, former UNC student-athletes will contend for medals in track and field, field hockey, men’s and women’s basketball, and women’s soccer. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic sports and the impact of the ACC Network

As Cunningham says in the video above, the ACC Network will give the Olympic teams at UNC much more exposure. The network will allow for fans, family, and recruits to watch these teams from anywhere in the world. This certainly will help in recruiting new athletes. It will show recruits, who may not be able to easily get to Chapel Hill, all that UNC has to offer. (Tar Heel Blog)

Destinee Walker Reunites With Family In The Bahamas

You might say that Destinee Walker did some advanced scouting over the summer when she spent two weeks in The Bahamas, a destination the North Carolina women’s basketball team will get to know later this year around the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a homecoming of sorts for the sophomore standout that hooped in high school in Orlando, Florida. (GoHeels.com)

UNC will be well represented at the Olympics

When the 2016 Olympics kick off, UNC will be well represented with a mix of Olympic veterans and first timers. Some will earn a medal, and others unfortunately will not. Regardless, some of these events represent the pinnacle of their given sport, and they should all be commended. These athletes will proudly display the colors of their home countries. (Tar Heel Blog)

Stephanie Watts striving for more success at UNC

Stephanie Watts had plenty of individual success as a freshman for the UNC women's basketball team last season, but she didn't experience the team success she grew accustomed to at Weddington High. The Tar Heels posted their first losing record in 20 years, struggling to a 4-12 mark in the ACC. Despite the struggles, Watts is confident that the Tar Heels will regroup. (Monroe Enquirer Journal)

ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC

An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Top 25 Wins of 2015-16: No. 25-21

No. 23: Carolina 77, Syracuse 73 - Women's Basketball, Jan. 7, 2016: A disappointing season that was derailed by an injury to senior Xylina McDaniel had its high point on Jan. 7, when the Tar Heels knocked off eventual NCAA finalist Syracuse 77-73 at Carmichael Arena. (GoHeels.com)

UNC’s Sylvia Hatchell mourns death of longtime friend Pat Summitt

Sylvia 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 Summitt

The 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 Summitt

North 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. View Video...

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ACC Women's Basketball Standings
Notre Dame15-133-4
Florida State13-328-7
NC State12-423-9
Wake Forest6-1016-16
Georgia Tech5-1122-15
Virginia Tech4-1220-14
North Carolina3-1315-16
Boston College2-149-21

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