UNC Women's Basketball Recruiting

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

Get to know UNC Women's Basketball's three 5-star commitments

UNC's 2021 Women's Basketball recruiting class is set to be one of the strongest in program history. All three recruits — Destiny Adams, Teonni Key, and Morasha Wiggins — are rated as five-star prospects, making this the first year since 2013 UNC has had at lease three five-star recruits. Here's how they will contribute to coach ’s team. (Daily Tar Heel)

5-Star Guard Morasha Wiggins Commits To UNC Women's Basketball

UNC women's basketball and coach have scored another 5-star recruit in Morasha Wiggins, who committed to the Tar Heels on Saturday. The Michigan native chose UNC over USC, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio state, and Tennessee. Wiggins joins recently committed 5-star recruits Teonni Key and Destiny Adams in Chapel Hill. (All Tar Heels)

Five-star wing Teonni Key discusses UNC commitment, versatile game, and Courtney Banghart

Teonni Key, ESPN's No. 22 overall women's basketball recruit in the 2021 class, discusses her recent commitment to the UNC women's basketball team. "What stood out the most was how (coach has) brought life back to the program, and to see that it's going in the right direction is really great. Her vision for the future is also amazing." (Daily Tar Heel)

5-Star Wing Teonni Key Commits To UNC Women's Basketball

On Saturday, UNC Women's Basketball landed a big-time recruit for their 2021 class as five-star wing Teonni Key from Cary (NC) High School pledged her commitment. The 6-foot-3 Key is ranked No. 22 overall and picked the Tar Heels over offers from Auburn, UConn, Georgia, Kentucky, NC State, Maryland, Notre Dame, South Carolina, and Mississippi State. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC Coaches Reflect on How Coronavirus Has Changed College Athletics

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to alter the landscape of college athletics, North Carolina's coaches are finding ways to adapt as athletes and staff remain away from campus. “Obviously a lot of things that we love have been taken away from us, mainly the interaction with our staff and our players,” said Tar Heels football coach recently. (

UNC Signee Deja Kelly Climbs National Rankings; No. 1 in Texas, Top 10 on ESPNW

UNC Women's Basketball signee Deja Kelly is ranked No. 10 nationally on the ESPNW rankings and No. 1 in Texas. Her resume is impressive: McDonald's All American, Jordan Brand Classic, and Texas Gatorade Player of the Year. The 5'9 guard will be the second five-star recruit to join coach 's Tar Heels along with forward Anya Poole. (All Tar Heels)

NCAA suspends all recruiting in Division I through April 15

The NCAA is suspending on- and off-campus recruiting for all Division I sports through April 15. In the wake of the expanding coronavirus threat, the NCAA has taken measures to mitigate any risks associated with the virus. The NCAA recently canceled remaining winter and spring championships, while UNC has suspended all athletic-related activity. (

Deja Kelly Still Adding To Storied Prep Career

In the past week, 5-star UNC Women's Basketball signee Deja Kelly led her team to a state championship, picked up two All-America honors, and a prestigious state award. On Friday, she was named 2019-20 Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year, which recognizes not only athletic performance but outstanding academic achievement and character. (

Deja Kelly named Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Deja Kelly had already been recognized as one of the best girls high school basketball players in America, selected for the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic. On Friday, the North Carolina signee was recognized as the best player in Texas. Kelly, a 5-9 senior guard, was named the Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year. (Dallas Morning News)

UNC Women's Basketball Signee Deja Kelly Named McDonald's All-American

In her first recruiting class as head coach of the North Carolina women's basketball program, managed to secure a McDonald’s All-American. Deja Kelly, a 5-foot-8 guard from Dallas, Texas, committed to North Carolina in mid-November, giving the Tar Heels' new head coach her second 5-star recruit since arriving in Chapel Hill. (Keeping It Heel)
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