UNC Women's Basketball

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.

Video: Stephanie Watts Hits 9 3-Pointers vs. UNCW

Stephanie Watts scored 35 points and knocked down 9 3-Pointers to lead North Carolina to a blowout victory over UNCW on Wednesday. Watts' 9 made 3s came one short of tying her own ACC Record of 10, which she set in 2016 against Charleston Southern. Read More...

Stephanie Watts Scores 35 For UNC In Rout Of UNCW, 82-55

Stephanie Watts threatened multiple school scoring records Wednesday in leading North Carolina to a 82-55 victory over UNCW at Carmichael Arena. The win was coach 's 739th at UNC, tying her with former Virginia coach Debbie Ryan for the most wins by an ACC women's basketball coach. Hatchell will go for the record Sunday against UNCG at 2 p.m. (

Paris Kea A Candidate For Senior CLASS Award

North Carolina guard Paris Kea is among 30 NCAA women's basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court selected as candidates for the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA senior and have notable achievements in the areas of community, classroom, character, and competition. (

Hot Shooting Lifts Maine Over UNC Women's Basketball

Blanca Millan scored 21 points and Maine knocked down 16 three-pointers to top North Carolina, 85-73, on Sunday at Carmichael Arena. Janelle Bailey led UNC (5-4) with 21 points and 10 rebounds to register her fourth double-double of the season and 17th in her career. Stephanie Watts had 16 points on a 4-of-10 performance from distance, while Paris Kea added 10. (

Ohio State Wins In Comeback Fashion Over UNC Women's Basketball

Carmen Grande scored 23 points to lead Ohio State to a 76-69 victory over North Carolina on Thursday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. UNC (5-3) saw all five of its starters score in double figures for the second time this season. Stephanie Watts had 15 points, followed by Paris Kea and Taylor Koenen with 14 points apiece, while Janelle Bailey added 11 points. (

Kentucky Tops UNC Women's Basketball In Paradise Jam Title Game

Rhyne Howard scored 25 points to lead Kentucky to an 85-75 win over North Carolina on Saturday in the Island Division championship game of the Paradise Jam. UNC junior guard Stephanie Watts led all scorers with 27 points. Watts averaged 21.7 points and shot 54.2 percent (13-of-24) from three-point land in St. Thomas. On Saturday, Watts was 7-of-13 from downtown. (

UNC Women's Basketball Beats No. 17 USF, 71-69

Stephanie Watts scored 24 points to lead North Carolina to a 71-69 victory over No. 17 USF on Friday at the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands (Highlights). UNC (5-1) will face Kentucky (6-0) in the championship game of the Island Division on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET. The Wildcats outlasted UCLA, 75-74, in overtime Friday. The Tar Heels beat the Bruins, 83-49, Thursday. (

Carmichael Comments: Thanksgiving Roundup

As fun as the trip to the Virgin Islands has been so far for the North Carolina women's basketball team, Thursday's 83-49 victory over UCLA is just one win for Carolina. Up next on Friday afternoon is a rematch with South Florida. Tar Heel fans may remember the 2016 Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas, where the Bulls throttled the Tar Heels, 83-55. (

Team Effort For UNC Women's Basketball Tops UCLA, 83-49

All five starters reached double figures for North Carolina in its most lopsided victory of the season, 83-49, over UCLA on day one of the Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands (Highlights). Janelle Bailey led North Carolina (4-1) with 20 points and 11 rebounds, her second double-double in as many games. Paris Kea offered up 15 points and five assists. (

UNC Women's Basketball Opens With UCLA At Paradise Jam

The Tar Heels will spend the Thanksgiving week participating in the Paradise Jam on the Virgin Islands. North Carolina will face UCLA on Thursday at 3 p.m., No. 17 USF on Friday at 3 p.m. and Kentucky on Saturday at 1 p.m. UNC leads the all-time series vs. UCLA 5-4 while Janelle Bailey leads UNC in scoring (17.5) and rebounding (9.3) through four games. (

Paris Kea Selected To Wade Trophy Watch List

North Carolina senior guard Paris Kea is a candidate for the 2019 Wade Trophy presented to the best player in college women's basketball, announced Tuesday. Kea is also included on watch lists for the John R. Wooden Award and the Naismith, both national player of the year awards. Kea is on the Nancy Lieberman Award Watch list for the nation's top point guard. (

North Carolina Women's Basketball Loses At Colorado

A combined 49 points from Annika Jank and Kennedy Leonard lifted Colorado to an 86-74 victory over the North Carolina women's basketball team on Sunday at the CU Events Center. Janelle Bailey led UNC (3-1) with 26 points, her sixth career game with 20 or more points. Bailey also hauled in 11 rebounds for her second double-double of the year. Shayla Bennett had 18 points. (
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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
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North Carolina: 84
Wake Forest: 61
Thu, Jan 17
Upcoming Games:
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Sun, Jan 20 2:30 ET RSN
UNC @ Virginia Tech
Thu, Jan 24 7:00 ET ACC Network Extra
UNC vs. Notre Dame - National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Sun, Jan 27 2:00 ET ACC Network Extra
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at #4 Louisville91

#12 Syracuse82
at Pittsburgh50

Florida State91
at Boston College71

Wake Forest61
at North Carolina84

Georgia Tech61
at Clemson71

at Duke50

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