Video: UNC Coaches on what it takes to be a national championAll nine of North Carolina's current national championship-winning coaches describe summarize what it takes to become an NCAA champion.
Carolina Champions: A Culture Of SuccessOn 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 ConferenceNorth 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.
Paris Kea, Stephanie Watts Named Women's Basketball Preseason All-ACCUNC 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)
Video: UNC Women's Basketball Late Night Player IntroductionsWatch as the North Carolina women's basketball team is introduced at Late Night With Roy on Friday night at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill.
UNC women's basketball participates in bone marrow donor match eventThe effects of cancer reach beyond the patient's diagnosis. The women’s basketball team and Be The Match were swabbing students’ cheeks in the Pit today to find perfect donor matches for cancer patients awaiting bone marrow transplants — at 103 registrations, they broke the campus record. Be The Match On Campus is a national initiative to inform students of the role they can play. (Daily Tar Heel)
Touch a Trophy: Celebrating UNC ChampionshipsThe Rams Club is proud to present a unique exhibit of every team National Championship trophy won by Carolina...all in one place! Join us on Saturday, October 14, in the Bell Tower Quad before the football game vs. Virginia to celebrate these championships. The "Touch a Trophy" exhibit opens at 12:30 p.m.,and runs until kickoff of the football game at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome. (Rams Club)
UNC Releases 2017-18 Women's Basketball ScheduleHome games with Duke, Louisville, NC State and Syracuse highlight a competitive 2017-18 schedule for the UNC women's basketball team. Carolina will play 19 home games, split between eight ACC contests and 11 non-league matchups. UNC opens with 10-straight home games, beginning with Hampton on Friday, Nov. 10 and Colorado of the Big XII on Nov. 12. (GoHeels.com)
Sylvia Hatchell's blueberry patch reflects her unending positivityBack when Sylvia Hatchell bought 204 acres south of Black Mountain in 2000, she noticed blueberry bushes growing. Hatchell wanted to do something with them. “So, I thought, ‘I’ll put up a sign on a tree down there that says 'honor system' and tell people to write checks to the cancer center.’”. That sign, turned into something more than she could ever imagine. (Daily Tar Heel)
Mystics’ Ivory Latta receives WNBA community leadership awardWashington Mystics guard Ivory Latta’s efforts to promote participation in youth sports and her work to encourage healthy lifestyles for children and families was recognized with a Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award, the WNBA announced Friday. The Mystics veteran co-wrote and published an autobiographical children’s book this year, “Despite the Height.” (Washington Post)
UNC Women's Basketball: Scheduled for SuccessWhen the North Carolina women’s basketball schedule came out last Thursday, two numbers stuck out: 11 and one. Of the Tar Heels’ 13 non-conference games in 2017-18, 11 of them come in Carmichael Arena. The other two games are at Myrtle Beach, S.C. -- and given head coach Sylvia Hatchell’s public adoration for the place, those might as well be at home. (Argyle Report)
Tar Heels Finish Top 10 In All-Sport CompetitionThe University of North Carolina was one of six athletic programs to finish in the top 10 in both the men's and women's standings in the 2016-17 Capital One Cup, which measures top 10-finishes in NCAA Championship play and coaches' polls in 20 men's and 21 women's sports. The Tar Heels finished third in the men's standings and ninth in the women's this year. (GoHeels.com)
Record 385 Tar Heels Named To ACC Academic Honor RollA record 385 North Carolina student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday by the league. It's the second year in a row and the fourth time in the past five years that UNC has established a new high and the fifth year in a row that more than 300 Tar Heel student-athletes have been honored. (GoHeels.com)
Janelle Bailey, USA Capture FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup GoldThe USA Basketball Women's 3x3 U18 World Cup Team (7-0) went inside early and often against previously unbeaten Czech Republic (6-1) for a 21-14 victory in the 2017 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup gold medal game on Sunday in Chengdu, China. UNC freshman-to-be Janelle Bailey scored a team-high 11 points and finished as the tournament's leading scorer. (GoHeels.com)
UNC finishes 5th nationally in race for the Learfield Directors’ CupUNC finished fifth in the final 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' 11th top-five and 20th top-10 finish in the 24-year history of the award. It marks the 18th time UNC is the highest-ranked ACC program. The Directors' Cup measures NCAA post-season competitive success and awards points to a maximum of 10 men's and 10 women's programs per school. (GoHeels.com)