Jessica Breland Survived Cancer to Thrive in the WNBA. Now She Runs a Spa Business
|Born:||February 23, 1988 (31)|
In 2009, Hodgkin’s lymphoma stole a season of college basketball at UNC from Jessica Breland. She recovered and played her way into the WNBA, but...Thursday May 16, 2019
Jessica Breland Named To WNBA All-Defensive First Team
Jessica Breland has been named to the 2018 WNBA All-Defensive First Team. This marks the first career selection for Breland, who starred at North Carolina...Friday August 31, 2018
UNC in the WNBA Update: Playoff Time
The WNBA playoffs begin Tuesday with a pair of first-round games that will feature two former North Carolina women's basketball standouts on ESPN2. Camille Little...
Tuesday August 21, 2018
Tar Heel alumnae helping teams to WNBA playoffs
The North Carolina women’s basketball program has produced a number of WNBA players over the years, so let’s check in on the five Tar Heels...
Friday August 17, 2018
Jessica Breland Named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week
Jessica Breland of the Atlanta Dream today was named the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Breland earned Player of the Week honors for...
Monday July 16, 2018
WNBA Update: Jessica Breland Reaches Rebound Milestone
A month into the 2018 WNBA season, four North Carolina women's basketball players continue to make an impact on their respective clubs. Jessica Breland hauled...
Monday June 18, 2018
Tar Heels Tip Off In WNBA On Friday
The 2018 WNBA season tips off tonight with four North Carolina Tar Heels listed on opening-day rosters. Jessica Breland, Camille Little, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt and LaToya...
Friday May 18, 2018
VIdeo: Best of the Tar Heels in the WNBA this season
In honor of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell's 1,000th career victory on Tuesday, here's a look at some of the best plays from...Wednesday December 20, 2017
A Life Inspired: Jessica Breland's heart-stirring ascension
Chicago Sky forward Jessica Breland has had to overcome a lot in her lifetime, from overcoming Hodgkin's lymphoma to placing her career on hold; all...
Tuesday August 25, 2015
The miracle that is Jessica Breland
Sylvia Hatchell walked into Carmichael Arena and saw a runaway Jessica Breland charging toward her. Stopping just short of running over her former coach, Breland,...
Thursday July 31, 2014