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UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Cal In NCAA Tournament

Kristine Anigwe tallied 18 points and 22 rebounds as California rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half to beat North Carolina 92-72 in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Paris Kea had 22 points to lead UNC. Janelle Bailey had 15 points for the Tar Heels, while Shayla Bennett had 14 and Taylor Koenen 13. (Associated Press)

Know Your Opponents: Women's Basketball Waco Subregional

All-America center Kristine Anigwe leads the way for a Cal team that enters the NCAA tournament after a similar season to North Carolina. Both squads played challenging non-conference schedules and finished .500 in league play. And both the Tar Heels and the Golden Bears had a signature win over an elite program to buoy their résumés. (

UNC Women's Basketball Set For The Big Stage

When the UNC women's basketball team takes the court Saturday, it'll mark the first time any player on the roster has participated in the NCAA Tournament. But UNC doesn't lack postseason experience. And no player has more than Shayla Bennett. A junior college transfer, Bennett has participated in two NJCAA Division I semifinal appearances. (

NCAA Women's Basketball Notebook

The UNC women's basketball team might not feature a player on its roster who has participated in the NCAA Tournament. But that's not a concern for and the ninth-seeded Tar Heels entering Saturday's first-round game against eighth-seeded California, largely because they feel the ACC has prepared them for what they'll encounter. (

Paris Kea Named All-America Regional Finalist

North Carolina senior Paris Kea has been named a regional finalist for the 2019 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches' All-America Team, announced Thursday. Kea, a back-to-back first team All-ACC selection each of her final two seasons with the Tar Heels, has averaged 17.1 points per game in her senior season in leading UNC to the NCAA Tournament. (

UNC Women's Basketball Dancing Again In March

This is UNC's 27th NCAA Tournament bid. It's the 23rd under coach , who led North Carolina to the 1994 national title. The Tar Heels also made the Final Four in 2006 and 2007, and they've advanced to at least the regional semifinal game in 14 of their last 20 NCAA Tournament appearances. Hatchell boasts a 45-21 record in the NCAA Tournament. (

Tar Heels women find way back to NCAAs

North Carolina’s women’s basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015. From coach ’s perspective, it another step in distancing the Tar Heels from a dark period. “We were (among the top teams) in the country until the NCAA thing hit. But we persevered, and we’re back to being one of the top teams, I feel like, in the country.” (Burlington Times News)

UNC Women's Basketaball Earns No. 9 Seed In Greensboro Region

The UNC women's basketball team earned an at-large bid in the 2019 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship on Monday evening. Carolina, with an overall record of 18-14, is the No. 9-seed in the Greensboro Region and will play No. 8-seed California (19-12) in a first round game on Saturday in Waco, Texas. The game will tip at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2. (

Paris Kea Named To ACC All-Tournament Team

North Carolina senior guard Paris Kea was named to the ACC All-Tournament second team after averaging 24.0 points in two games last week in the Greensboro Coliseum. Kea, a native of Greensboro, scored 27 points on 10-of-19 shooting in the quarterfinals against top seed and No. 4 Notre Dame on Friday and 19 points against Georgia Tech on Thursday. (

Notre Dame Thwarts UNC Women's Basketball this Time

North Carolina’s women’s basketball team couldn’t strike twice against Notre Dame. The Tar Heels didn’t have defensive answers in Friday’s 95-77 loss in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals at the Greensboro Coliseum. The eighth-seeded Tar Heels were unable repeat their shocking 78-73 win against then-No. 1 Notre Dame on Jan. 27 in Chapel Hill. (Burlington Times News)

Taylor Koenen Repeats On ACC Women's Basketball All-Academic Team

North Carolina junior Taylor Koenen makes her second career appearance on the ACC All-Academic Team, announced Friday. Koenen has excelled in both the classroom as a business administration major, and on the court as the only Tar Heel to start all 31 games in the 2018-19 season. Koenen also was named to the ACC's academic team in 2017-18. (

UNC Bounces Georgia Tech in ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament, Moves On to Quarterfinals

The No. 8-seeded UNC women’s basketball team got its ACC Tournament off to a good start Thursday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum, defeating the No. 9 seed Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 80-73 (Highlights). The Tar Heels pulled out the win behind 20 points and six three-pointers from Leah Church, who normally sees limited minutes off the bench. (
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