UNC women's basketball drops season opener to Hampton, 70-66North 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 basketballNew 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 championNorth 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".
Six Double-Figure Scorers Pace UNC Women's Basketball Past Mount OlivePreseason 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 MondayThe 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 EffectJanelle 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 RehearsalA 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 bookWith 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 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)