UNC Women's Basketball

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

UNC Women's Basketball Rains Threes Against Charleston Southern To Improve To 3-0

With five players in double figures and a record-tying barrage of three-pointers, the North Carolina women's basketball team beat visiting Charleston Southern 85-54 Friday at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). The win boosted the Tar Heels to 3-0. UNC hit 14 three-pointers to match a school record. The Tar Heels have reached that mark on eight occasions. (

Carmichael Comments: A Great Start

The 2019-20 Tar Heels, coach 's first team in her tenure as head women's basketball coach in Chapel Hill, debuted a new-look roster last Thursday and quickly put doubts to rest with a 92-55 thrashing of Western Carolina to start the season 1-0. Three nights later? The margin of victory only grew in an 80-40 triumph over visiting Navy. (

UNC Women's Basketball Post-Pitt Quotes

UNC Coach : "It would be silly to talk about anything to start besides that it's Veterans Day. How great to have Navy in our gym. We know they're going to give a lot to our country and they already are, so hats off. We talked about having grit and energy, and you guys saw tonight when this team has grit and energy, it's fun to watch." (

UNC Women's Basketball Doubles Up Navy, 80-40

With four players scoring double figures and a lockdown defensive effort, UNC Women's Basketball beat Navy 80-40 on Monday night at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). UNC, which shot 53 percent, improved to 2-0. Taylor Koenen scored 21 points and Janelle Bailey turned in her second double-double in as many games with 20 points and 15 rebounds. (

Video: 'Xtended interview': Courtney Banghart

Jeff Gravley sits down with the new North Carolina women's basketball coach to discuss her Ivy League background, what it's like to work in legendary Carmichael Auditorium (now Carmichael Arena), and the challenges of replacing Hall of Fame coach . (WRAL Sports Fan)

Courtney Banghart Blazes Trail To Become Women's Basketball Head Coach

could've stayed at Princeton, where she could've cemented her status as an Ivy League Hall of Famer. "Life is meant to be lived," she said. "And the opportunity to live the life of a college basketball coach at the University of North Carolina was far more worth it than the risk of not. I didn't want to regret not living something like this." (

Tar Heels Win Big In Banghart's First Game on the Bench

With four starters in double figures, the UNC women's basketball team opened the season with a win Thursday, beating Western Carolina 92-55 at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Janelle Bailey led the Tar Heels with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman Malu Tshitenge scored 19 in her UNC debut. Taylor Koenen and Shayla Bennett each scored 17. (

Courtney Banghart ready for challenge of turning around UNC Women's Basketball

knows she has lot of work ahead to overhaul the UNC women’s basketball program. Banghart takes over for the Tar Heels’ first coaching change since 1986. She aims to restore a program that has gone from contending for ACC championships to struggling to keep up with ACC and national powers Notre Dame and Louisville. (Associated Press)

Janelle Bailey Named To Wade Award Watch List

UNC junior Janelle Bailey has been named to the Preseason "Wade Watch" List, announced Thursday. She is one of 30 players to make the list and one of four from the ACC. The "Wade Watch" list of candidates for the Wade Trophy, which goes to the national player of the year, is composed of players selected by the WBCA All-America Selection Committee. (

Jaelynn Murray is sidelined but her number isn't

Jaelynn Murray won't be on the court for the UNC women's basketball team this season after injuring her ACL last week, but her No. 30 jersey will. Junior center Janelle Bailey, her friend since they came on their UNC recruiting visit together and her roommate and teammate since arriving on campus in the fall of 2017, will wear No. 30 in Murray's honor. (
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