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One dream down, one to go for Jamie Cherry

Ever since she realized she was talented enough to play in college college, Jamie Cherry wanted to go one place - UNC. But now her collegiate career is done, and the former West Craven High standout is set to graduate from her dream school this spring. But Cherry isn’t content making one dream come true. She has her eyes set on playing in the WNBA. (New Bern Sun Journal)

Paris Kea Earns UNC Women’s Basketball Team MVP Honor

The UNC women’s basketball team held its postseason awards banquet over the weekend, with junior guard Paris Kea taking home team MVP honor for the second straight year. During the season, the coaching staff keeps a cumulative list of player statistics and assigns points based on those numbers, which is how Kea was determined the winner. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC women's basketball to visit Elon to open new building

The first basketball opponent for Elon in the soon-to-open Schar Center will be North Carolina’s women’s team. The NCAA moved up the official start date for Division I teams to Nov. 6 for the coming season. Elon is coached by Charlotte Smith, who played under North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell in college and later coached on the Hall of Famer’s staff. (Burlington Times News)

UNC and espnW Team Up For Campus Conversation

Bryana Nguyen, a senior on the UNC women's golf team, has experienced some nervousness about what awaits after her graduation. But Monday, her concerns were eased. Nguyen and more than 200 other UNC female student-athletes and coaches gathered at the Blue Zone Concourse Club as UNC Athletics and espnW partnered to host a Campus Conversations session. (GoHeels.com)

Dramatic shot stirred Charlotte Smith’s memory

Perhaps the most dramatic women’s Final Four in history had Notre Dame celebrating. And Elon coach Charlotte Smith running around, too. That’s because as soon as Notre Dame’s Arike Ogunbowale sank the game-winning 3-point basket Smith drew an immediate parallel. Smith’s 3-point buzzer basket gave North Carolina the 1994 championship for the Tar Heels. (Shelby Star)

Carolina Spotlight: Taylor Koenen, Bryana Nguyen

Taylor Koenen and Bryana Nguyen are the latest Carolina Spotlight student-athletes, recognizing their leadership of student-athlete governance at UNC and beyond. Koenen, a sophomore on the women's basketball team, recently was selected to serve on the ACC Autonomy Committee. Nguyen, a senior on the women's golf team, is co-president of UNC's SAAC. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women’s Basketball Bites Into #LemonsForLeukemia

UNC women’s basketball is participating in a viral challenge intended to raise awareness for leukemia. The Lemons for Leukemia movement, which aims to raise awareness for bone marrow donations, challenges participants to take a bite out of a lemon, post it online and challenge others to do the same while adding to the bone marrow registry through Be The Match. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC alumna, A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade to join NCAA Division I men’s basketball committee

Among the criticisms of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball committee has been that not enough members played or coached the college game. Poised to begin a five-year term, Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade checks both boxes. She played at UNC, where she’s the career rebounding leader and her No. 14 hangs in the Carmichael Arena rafters. (Daily Press)

Elon Women's Basketball Coach Charlotte Smith Named WBCA Regional Coach of the Year

Elon women's basketball coach Charlotte Smith has been tabbed the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Region 3 Coach of the Year. The announcement qualifies Smith for the National Coach of the Year award. Smith led the Phoenix to a 25-8 record with a second-straight CAA Tournament title and the program's second trip to the NCAA Tournament. (Elon Phoenix)

Janelle Bailey Named All-ACC Women's Basketball Honorable Mention

North Carolina freshman forward Janelle Bailey earned All-ACC Honorable Mention after a spectacular first season with the Tar Heels, as voted by the Blue Ribbon Panel. Selected as ACC Freshman of the Year last week, Bailey leads ACC rookies in scoring and rebounding with 15.3 points and 9.1 boards per game. Her 3.6 offensive rebound average leads the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

Heilmann Proves It On the Mat, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

When Troy Heilmann took the mat Saturday for the 149-pound title match at the ACC Wrestling Championships, he had already earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Wrestling Championships. But he still had more he wanted to prove. With a 3-1 decision over Virginia Tech's Ryan Blees, Heilmann did just that, claiming the title in his final match at Carmichael Arena. (GoHeels.com)

Taylor Koenen Named To ACC All-Academic Women's Basketball Team

Taylor Koenen, a sophomore guard on the North Carolina women's basketball team, has been named to the 2017-18 ACC All-Academic Team, announced Friday by the league. From Savage, Minnesota, Koenen started all 31 games in her second season in Chapel Hill. She was fourth on the team by averaging 8.1 points and second with 6.8 rebounds per game. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Basketball Falls To NC State In ACC Second Round

No. 23 North Carolina State beat North Carolina 77-64 on Thursday to advance to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals (Highlights). Paris Kea led 12th-seeded North Carolina (15-16) with four 3-pointers and 27 points. Jamie Cherry had 15 points on 3-of-15 shooting and a career-high nine rebounds in her 129th and final game with the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

'That's just basketball': Janelle Bailey sparks UNC in ACCT

Janelle Bailey knows her back to the basket game is her specialty. It's what allows her to use her 6-foot-4 frame and plethora of post moves to get good looks at the basket. But the rest of the ACC knows that too, so sometimes, she said, you have to throw a different look at them. "I think I've had it my back pocket for a while," Bailey said of her midrange game. (Argyle Report)

Paris Kea helps UNC beat Boston College 69-64 in ACC women's tourney

Paris Kea scored 28 points to help North Carolina beat Boston College 69-64 in Wednesday's first round of the ACC Tournament (Highlights). Freshman Janelle Bailey added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the 12th-seeded Tar Heels (15-15), who snapped a nine-game losing streak. It was UNC's first win since beating Duke in overtime on Jan. 21. (WRAL Sports Fan)

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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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