UNC Women's Basketball

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

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - UNC Out-toughed By Pitt, UNC Women's Basketball Hosts Virginia

UNC lost at home for the first time this season, 65-64, to Pittsburgh. didn’t get the toughness he wanted from his team. The UNC women host Virginia Thursday, looking for their eighth straight win. Can freshman build off her career-high from last Sunday? Will be back? Isaac Schade breaks it down. (View Video)

Carmichael Comments: Youth Movement

Prior to Sunday's game, UNC women's basketball players listed as juniors, seniors, or grad students accounted for 82.2 percent of the Tar Heels' scoring. , , and alone were responsible for over 60 percent of the Tar Heels' scoring load. But in the matchup with the Tigers, a pair of freshmen stole the show. (

UNC Women's Basketball Notebook: Return of the Mac

It'd been 800 days since played in a basketball game when she made her UNC debut in the Tar Heels' 69-58 win over Clemson on Sunday. The former 4-star recruit, who redshirted her freshman season due to a knee injury and then sustained a lower body injury in the beginning of this season, came off the bench to score eight points. (Inside Carolina)

Alyssa Ustby Among Top 10 For Cheryl Miller Award

North Carolina junior has been named among the top 10 candidates for the 2023 Cheryl Miller Award, announced on Wednesday by the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and the WBCA. The award honors the nation's top small forward. Ustby ranks among the ACC's top 15 in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, blocks, and steals. (

Podcast: Courtney Banghart Show - Kayla McPherson, Paulina Paris, Recruiting Philosophy, and More

UNC Women's Basketball coach recaps another 2-0 week by the Tar Heels, highlighted by the debut of Kayla McPherson and a huge performance from Paulina Paris. Coach Banghart also talks about , , sideline attire, recruiting philosophy, and a preview of Thursday's game against Virginia. (Listen To Podcast)

Deja Kelly Named To Late-Season Wooden Award Watch List

Tar Heel junior has been named to the Late Season Top 20 Watch List for the John R. Wooden Award, announced Monday on ESPN2 by the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The 20 players on the list are considered the front-runners for the Wooden Award Women's Player of the Year. Kelly leads No. 11 UNC in scoring with 16.2 points per game. (

UNC women's basketball's Kayla McPherson returns to play in road win against Clemson

Before Sunday, freshman guard hadn't played in a basketball game for 800 days. A nagging knee injury from high school kept her sidelined all of last season, and a different lower-body injury kept her out for the beginning of this season. Against Clemson, McPherson finally made her collegiate debut after persevering through "a long road." (Daily Tar Heel)

Paulina Paris Named ACC Women's Basketball Rookie Of The Week

After putting up season-high numbers of 22 points, six 3-pointers and five steals in Sunday’s 69-58 victory at Clemson, North Carolina freshman is the ACC Rookie of the Week. Paris averaged 13.5 points and shot 42.9% in UNC's two road wins, collecting five points, five rebounds and three assists in Thursday’s 72-57 win against Pittsburgh. (Tar Heel Tribune)

UNC Women's Basketball Jumps To No. 11 In AP Poll

North Carolina jumped four spots to No. 11 in the AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll, thanks to a pair of road victories that extended the Tar Heels’ ACC win streak to seven. UNC's seven-game win streak, its longest ACC streak since winning 17 straight from Jan. 2007, until Jan. 2009. UNC is one game behind Duke and Notre Dame in the ACC standings. (Tar Heel Tribune)

McPherson’s debut, Paris’ big game heighten expectations after UNC’s 7th straight ACC win

The wait for redshirt freshman to make her UNC debut was long, but her impact was immediate on a day Carolina navigated past a rough third quarter to earn its seventh straight ACC victory. In the Tar Heels’ 69-58 win at Clemson, freshman put up season-highs of 22 points, six 3-pointers and five steals in her first start. (Tar Heel Tribune)
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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 69
Clemson: 58
Sun, Jan 29 Box Score
Next Game:
UNC vs. Virginia - First Responders Day
Thu, Feb 2 6:00 ET, Chapel Hill
ACC Women's Basketball Standings
(16) Duke8-218-3
(9) Notre Dame8-217-3
Florida State8-319-5
(11) North Carolina7-316-5
(13) Virginia Tech7-417-4
(15) NC State6-416-5
Wake Forest4-713-9
Boston College4-714-10
Georgia Tech2-811-10

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