UNC Women's Basketball

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

Tar Heels fall short but give taller, No. 1 Gamecocks challenge

The task was simply too tall for the UNC women's basketball team throughout portions of the game against tournament favorite South Carolina. "They had length at every position, so that always makes it hard,” UNC guard said. South Carolina’s size wore out the Tar Heels in a 69-61 decision on Friday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Falls To No. 1 South Carolina In Sweet 16 - Highlights

The No. 5 seed UNC Women's Basketball team battled top-ranked and No. 1 seed South Carolina for four quarters on Friday, but the Gamecocks All-American center Aliyah Boston was too much to contain with 28 points and 22 rebounds as the Tar Heels fell, 69-61. led UNC with 23 points. Check out the highlights. (View Video)

Box Score: South Carolina Women's Basketball 69, UNC 61

View the complete box score from the No. 5 seed North Carolina Tar Heels women's basketball team's 69-61 loss to No. 1 seed South Carolina Gamecocks in the Sweet 16 on Friday night in Greensboro. (View Box Score)

Aliyah Boston, South Carolina top North Carolina 69-61 in Sweet 16

Aliyah Boston had 28 points and 22 rebounds, and the top-seeded South Carolina Gamecocks moved on to the Elite Eight with a 69-61 victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament. The Tar Heels cut South Carolina’s 13-point fourth-quarter lead to five down the stretch. led North Carolina with 23 points. (Associated Press)

Young UNC women no pushover in Sweet 16 loss to top-ranked South Carolina

Two teams on entirely different timelines met in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament Sweet 16 on Friday. Their paths converged in Greensboro Coliseum in an all-Carolina contest of established championship chasers against upset-minded up-and-comers. The Tar Heels once again outplayed expectations, but ultimately came up short, 69-61. (Gaston Gazette)

Jaelynn Murray's Impact On UNC Women's Basketball Transcends Statistics

, one of UNC Women's Basketball's three team captains, didn't get off the bench in Carolina's 79-66 win over Stephen F. Austin in Tucson, Ariz., nor in the 63-45 victory over host Arizona to earn the regional semifinals slot. But anyone around the North Carolina program will tell you that Murray shouldered a major role in both victories. (

A message from Chancellor Guskiewicz on tonight’s Sweet 16 games

Dear Carolina Community, There are a pair of sweet-sixteen showdowns tonight as both our men’s and women’s basketball teams vie for NCAA titles. The amount of hard work and preparation that goes into this moment can’t be underestimated. It’s a gift to watch our student-athletes in action and a reminder of everything I love about our 28 sports teams. (

UNC's Jaelynn Murray to face South Carolina, where her mother became a shot-blocking star

Despite a tremendous basketball career at South Carolina, Michelle Murray never thought to persuade her daughter Jaelynn in her college choice as she began to reach stardom at Dreher High School, just a few miles away from South Carolina's campus. aimed the stretch her wings, and North Carolina was where she wanted to be. (Greenville News)

Lucas: Mid-Major Attitude Drives UNC Women's Basketball

Last week, reflected on how she built her third Carolina team. "The sophomore class was huge. The star power of set the tone. Then we were able to add Eva Hodgson and , and the thing they've brought is a mid-major attitude with high-major game. They're the perfect competitive, team-oriented people." (

Deja Kelly Named Regional Finalist for WBCA All-America Team

UNC sophomore guard got some good news on the eve of her team’s Sweet 16 game with No. 1 seed South Carolina on Friday evening. The Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association announced the regional finalists for its All-America team Thursday, and Kelly was among the 52 names on the list. Kelly is one of 11 finalists among Region 1. (
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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 61
South Carolina: 69
Fri, Mar 25 Box Score
ACC Women's Basketball Standings
(5) NC State17-132-4
(4) Louisville16-229-5
(16) North Carolina13-525-7
(17) Notre Dame13-524-9
(25) Virginia Tech13-523-10
Georgia Tech11-721-11
Boston College10-821-12
Florida State10-817-14
Wake Forest4-1416-17

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