UNC Women's Basketball

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

Itoro Coleman To Join UNC Women's Basketball Coaching Staff

Itoro Coleman will join the UNC women's basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach announced Monday. Coleman, a former WNBA player and ACC Tournament MVP, brings over 20 years of coaching experience to Chapel Hill. As a player at Clemson, Coleman earned All-America honorable mention and was three-time All-ACC. (GoHeels.com)

Chicago Sky acquires Stephanie Watts from Los Angeles Sparks

The Chicago Sky announced Sunday the acquisition of former Tar Heel standout , the 10th pick of the 2021 WNBA Draft, and the rights to Leonie Fiebich from the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for Gabby Williams. Watts finished her UNC career during the 2020-21 season as the team's seasonal leader in assists, steals, and blocks. (WNBA.com)

Former UNC coach Hatchell appeals plea in fatal accident, gets more lenient sentence

Former North Carolina women's basketball coach on Monday appealed her guilty plea in a fatal accident last year and got a more lenient sentence, including the continued ability to drive. Hatchell was making a slow left turn in the parking lot of 6118 Farrington Road in Durham on Jan. 6, 2020, when she hit 89-year-old Betty Colby. (WRAL.com)

Six Former UNC Players On WNBA Training Camp Rosters

Former UNC players on WNBA training-camp rosters as of Sunday are Jessica Breland of the Indiana Fever, of the Chicago Sky and of the Dallas Wings. Rookies on training camp rosters include Stephanie Watts of the Los Angeles Sparks, Petra Holesinska with the Chicago Sky and with the New York Liberty. (Tar Heel Tribune)

LaToya Sanders Joins Washington Mystics Coaching Staff

Washington Mystics General Manager and coach Mike Thibault announced that LaToya Sanders has been elevated to assistant coach for the 2021 WNBA season. Sanders recently announced her retirement from the WNBA and had joined the team’s player development group. A UNC alumna, Washington acquired Sanders prior to the 2012 season. (WNBA.com)

Stephanie Watts picked No. 10 overall in first round of WNBA draft by Los Angeles Sparks

After one season back in Chapel Hill, it’s a return to Los Angeles for as the 21st player in UNC history to be picked in the WNBA draft. Watts became only the second Carolina player picked in the WNBA draft since 2013 and the first selected in the first round since 2008 when the Los Angeles Sparks made her the No. 10 overall pick Thursday. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Janelle Bailey Earns WBCA All-America Honors

Senior has been named honorable mention All-America by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Bailey, who started all four years for the Tar Heels, is now looking ahead to the WNBA Draft after becoming the fifth player North Carolina women's basketball history to total more than 1,700 career points and 1,000 career rebounds. (GoHeels.com)

Petra Holesinska Invited To 3-Point Contest

Tar Heel graduate student will compete in a North Carolina uniform one last time. The shooting guard from Vracov, Czech Republic has been selected to take part in the Women's 3-Point Championship as part of the 32nd annual College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships on Thursday. The event will be held at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. (GoHeels.com)

Janelle Bailey Named Regional Finalist For WBCA Honor

UNC senior has been named one of 52 regional finalists for the NCAA DI Coaches' All-America women's basketball teams, as announced Wednesday by the Women's Basketball Coaches' Association (WBCA). Bailey, a center from Charlotte, N.C., is just the fifth player in program history to score 1,700 career points and grab 1,000 rebounds. (GoHeels.com)

UNC women’s basketball's first-round exit sums up its season — but not in a bad way

With a team composed of five freshmen and only two players with NCAA Tournament experience, the 10seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team started its opening-round clash with seven-seeded Alabama poorly on Monday. Imposing its preferred style of play was difficult for this young UNC team. The Tar Heels tried to match Alabama's fast pace. (Daily Tar Heel)
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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Alabama: 80
Mon, Mar 22 Box Score
ACC Women's Basketball Standings
(6) Louisville14-226-4
(7) NC State12-222-3
(22) Georgia Tech12-617-9
Florida State9-710-9
Notre Dame8-710-10
Virginia Tech8-815-10
North Carolina8-913-11
Wake Forest8-1012-13
Boston College2-117-12

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