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UNC's Defense Sets Tone In Win Over App State

North Carolina won its fourth game in a row with a 56-43 victory over Appalachian State on Sunday. In the 23rd meeting between the two in-state rivals, Paris Kea and Jamie Cherry combined for 37 points and the Tar Heels limited the Mountaineers to only 17 points in the second half to improve to 6-2. Coach Sylvia Hatchell also registered career victory No. 996. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Hosts Mountaineers Sunday Night

UNC's third game in five days brings Appalachian State to town for a Sunday tip at 5:30 p.m. Fans can watch the game on ACC Network Extra, and the ESPN app. Sunday marks the 23rd meeting between UNC and Appalachian State. It's the third most frequent non-conference opponent the Tar Heels have played trailing only East Carolina (27 games) and Maryland (76). (GoHeels.com)

Special bond between Appalachian State's Elderkin, UNC's Hatchell highlights matchup

Chapel Hill used to be an exciting place for Angel Elderkin. During her coaching career, trips to play North Carolina became chances to visit one of college basketball’s meccas. That changed for Elderkin last year. Elderkin, who fought cancer before the 2016-17 season, returns to Chapel Hill today for a game between the Mountaineers and Tar Heels at 5:30 p.m. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Rebounding Edge Leads UNC Women's Basketball Over Hartford

Freshman Janelle Bailey scored a season-high 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to pace North Carolina to a 90-70 victory over Hartford on Friday (Highlights). The victory was No. 995 for UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell, moving her within five of reaching 1,000 career victories. Bailey registered her third double-double of the season, and second in as many games. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Faces Hartford For First Time On Friday

UNC's busy week continues Friday with a home game against Hartford at 3 p.m. The Tar Heels have won four of their last five games, while Hartford is 3-3 on the season. Paris Kea is off to a phenomenal start to her second season with the Tar Heels, third in the ACC at 20.3 points per game. UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell is only six wins shy of 1,000 career victories. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Tops Previously Unbeaten Minnesota, 88-83

Taylor Koenen scored a career-high 21 points to lead North Carolina to an 88-83 victory over previously unbeaten Minnesota on Wednesday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge (Highlights). UNC improves to 8-3 all-time in the Challenge. Koenen, a native of Savage, Minnesota, was 9-of-13 from the field, grabbed six rebounds and had six assists for North Carolina (4-2) (GoHeels.com)

Carolina And Minnesota Face Off In Women's Big Ten/ACC Challenge

North Carolina women's basketball hosts Minnesota as part of the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. inside Carmichael Arena. The game is available on 97.9 FM WCHL in the Triangle. A live stream is also available on GoHeels.com. Carolina holds a 3-1 advantage in the all-time series with Minnesota, and has won each of the last three meetings. (GoHeels.com)

Balanced Scoring Propels UNC Women's Basketball Over UNCW

Jamie Cherry led five double-digit scorers with 21 points to lead North Carolina to an 86-60 victory over UNCW on Wednesday at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Cherry not only scored a game-high 21 points, but also handed out six assists and came up with five steals for North Carolina. Freshman Janelle Bailey, the reigning ACC Rookie of the Week, had 16 points. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Hosts UNCW On Wednesday's Giving Thanks Day

North Carolina and UNCW face off in a pre-Thanksgiving matinee on Wednesday at 2 p.m. As part of Giving Thanks Day, UNC is offering FREE admission to all fans. Carolina and UNCW have only met once previously, an 88-43 Tar Heel win on Nov. 19, 1998. Paris Kea is off to a phenomenal start, leading the ACC and ranking 8th in the nation at 25.3 points per game. (GoHeels.com)

Janelle Bailey Named ACC Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week

UNC freshman Janelle Bailey earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors, announced Monday by the conference. Bailey averaged 18 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in a 1-1 week for the Tar Heels. She recorded her first career double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Radford. Bailey added 17 points and five rebounds against South Alabama on Sunday. (The ACC)

Paris Kea Living Up To The Hype, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

As the North Carolina women's basketball team has navigated a 2-2 start, Paris Kea has lived up to the hype that landed her a spot on the preseason All-ACC team. Averaging 25.3 points through four games, Kea leads the ACC in scoring. She also ranks fourth in the conference with a 58.8 shooting percentage. But she's excelled in other areas, as well. (GoHeels.com)

South Alabama Steals One From UNC Women's Basketball, 85-84

Despite a heroic effort by Paris Kea with 31 points and 11 assists, North Carolina was upended, 85-84, by South Alabama at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Kea, the Atlantic Coast Conference's leading scorer, was 12-of-19 from the floor and finished one point shy of tying her career-high set last season against Minnesota. Freshman Janelle Bailey had 17 points. (GoHeels.com)

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)

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NC State: 77
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ACC Women's Basketball Standings
Notre Dame15-134-3
Florida State12-426-7
NC State11-526-9
Virginia Tech6-1023-14
Georgia Tech6-1020-14
Wake Forest5-1114-17
North Carolina4-1215-16
Boston College2-147-23

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