UNC Women's Basketball Defeats Gonzaga, 67-62Four players scored in double figures to pace North Carolina to a 67-62 victory over Gonzaga in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge at Mohegan Sun Arena. Destinee Walker led everyone with 17 points. UNC (5-3) also received a double-double performance from Hillary Summers with 11 points and 10 rebounds. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Basketball Falls To PacificErin Butler scored 15 points to lead Pacific to a 66-63 win over North Carolina Wednesday at Carmichael Arena. Xylina McDaniel came off the bench to score 16 points to lead four UNC (4-3) players in double figures. Jamie Cherry added 15 points before fouling out late in the fourth quarter. Freshmen guards Destinee Walker and Stephanie Watts each had 11 points. (GoHeels.com)
Jordan Chavis spotlights as DJ of UNC athleticsNow in his third season as the official disc jockey of Carolina football, Jordan Chavis has also begun playing at men’s and women’s basketball games. Chavis said his favorite part about DJing the games is being a part of the overall game experience. He said the gig is even more special because his entire family went to UNC. (Daily Tar Heel)
Destinee Walker Named ACC Women's Basketball Rookie Of The WeekUNC freshman Destinee Walker has been named the ACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week after leading her team to a 4-0 record last week. Walker, from Orlando, Fla., averaged a team-leading 19.3 points per game. She exploded for 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 94-58 win over Florida A&M to open a busy week for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)
Jamie Cherry Helps UNC Women Top YaleJamie Cherry scored a game high 24 points to pace UNC to a 70-63 victory over Yale in the third and final game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge from Carmichael Arena. Cherry went 7-of-12 from the field and 8-of-9 from the free throw line to give UNC (4-2) its fourth win in a row. N’Dea Bryant added 12 points and 13 rebounds for her first career double-double. (GoHeels.com)
Destinee Walker Shines In UNC Women's Basketball Victory Over IonaDestinee Walker scored 25 points to lead North Carolina to a 64-52 victory over Iona Saturday afternoon in the second day of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge at Carmichael Arena. North Carolina (3-2) led throughout, but it was Walker that made sure to keep the visiting Gaels winless on the season at 0-4. (GoHeels.com)
Hillary Summer's Double-Double Too Much For FDUN’Dea Bryant and Hillary Summers combined for 35 point for North Carolina in a 64-46 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Friday night in the first game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge from Carmichael Arena. Summers, a red-shirt junior, notched her first career double-double, setting career bests with 20 points and 13 rebounds. (GoHeels.com)
A season of uncertainty awaits UNC Women's BasketballThe Tar Heels have just six players who are getting regular minutes, with two others who saw brief time in UNC's 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday. That followed close losses to Gardner-Webb (66-65) and Oregon (79-77) to start the season. Things will get a little better when senior post player Xylina McDaniel returns. She's out the start of this season with a calf issue. (ESPN.com)
Video: Walker & Watts Combine for 59 in Win vs. Florida A&MFreshmen Destinee Walker (32 points, 10 rebounds) and Stephanie Watts (27 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists) lead the Tar Heels to a 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on November 17, 2015.
Walker, Watts Combine For 59 In Rout Of FAMUFreshmen guards Destinee Walker and Stephanie Watts combined for 59 points in leading North Carolina to a 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday night. Walker led North Carolina (1-2) with 32 points and 10 rebounds for her first career double-double. The Orlando, Fla., native was 10-of-17 from the field and made all 10 free throws she attempted. (GoHeels.com)
UNC women's basketball rookies 'thrown in the fire'The UNC women’s basketball team needs more time — and more bodies. After holding late leads in each of its games over the weekend, No. 22 UNC (0-2) dropped a 66-65 contest to Gardner-Webb on Friday and fell 79-77 to Oregon on Sunday. And in each matchup, only six Tar Heels hit the court. “I don’t know if I’ve ever been in this situation, to be honest,” Coach Sylvia Hatchell said. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Women's Basketball Comes Up Short Against OregonThe 22nd-ranked North Carolina women’s basketball team came up just short on Sunday, falling 79-77 to Oregon inside Carmichael Arena. Trailing by 10 with 6:45 left in regulation, North Carolina (0-2) twice got within a single point, and had two good looks from three-point range by Jamie Cherry in the final seconds of an entertaining game that featured 11 lead changes. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Gardner-WebbCandace Brown’s layup with 1.7 seconds left lifted Gardner-Webb to a 66-65 upset victory over No. 22 North Carolina in the season opener for both clubs on Friday. Jamie Cherry appeared to have rescued UNC with another late three-pointer to give her team a 65-64 lead with just seven ticks left. However, Brown drove the lane and scored the winning bucket for the Runnin’ Bulldogs. (GoHeels.com)
Previewing The 2015-16 UNC Women's Basketball SeasonOne thing that can always be counted on when talking about North Carolina women’s basketball is supremely talented and incredibly athletic student-athletes that make up Hall of Fame head coach Sylvia Hatchell’s roster year-in and year-out in Chapel Hill. The 2015-16 season will be no different in what will be the 30th season in Carolina Blue for Hatchell. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Women's Basketball Highlights vs. Mount OliveJamie Cherry and Destinee Walker each scored 23 points to lead six Tar Heels in double figures as the women's basketball team defeated Mount Olive 99-45 in the exhibition game on November 9, 2015.