UNC Women's Basketball Recruiting

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

How to watch Drake Powell, Blanca Thomas in Sunday’s Jordan Brand Classic

Incoming UNC five-star freshmen and will compete in the Jordan Brand Classic on Sunday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Thomas will play in the girls game at 4 p.m., and Powell will play in the boys game at 6 p.m. You can watch streaming broadcasts of the doubleheader on the NBA app and the NBA’s YouTube channel. (Tar Heel Tribune)

From James River to Chapel Hill: Grace Townsend, Lanie Grant to team up with UNC Women's Basketball

Between now and when the new UNC Women's Basketball backcourt duo depart for Chapel Hill, Grace Townsend and will be in the gym together a great deal. Townsend, a James River High alumna and 2020 first-team All-Metro honoree at the University of Richmond, on Monday announced she will transfer to UNC for her final season. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

UNC Women's Basketball Lands Richmond Transfer Guard Grace Townsend

Former Richmond guard Grace Townsend committed to UNC Women's Basketball on Monday. It will be the fifth season for the 5–5 Midlothian, Va., product, known for her speed, quickness and perimeter shooting. The first-team All-Atlantic 10 selection attended the same high school, James River, as incoming UNC freshman guard . (Tar Heel Tribune)

No. 1-ranked women's basketball recruit Sarah Strong picks UConn over UNC, Duke

Grace Christian School of Sanford's Sarah Strong committed to the UConn Huskies on Saturday over UNC and Duke. The two-time Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year in girls basketball is also a three-time N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association champion, leading the Crusaders to the 1A title, 2A title, and 3A title in three consecutive seasons. (High School OT)

Nation's No. 1 Women's Basketball Recruit Sarah Strong To Choose Between UNC, Two Others On Saturday

The UNC Women’s Basketball program could make history Saturday, when Sarah Strong, the No. 1-ranked girls player in the 2024 Class, will announce where she will play college basketball. If the 5-star former star at Sanford’s Grace Christian High School picks UNC over Duke and UConn, she would become the first top-ranked recruit to pick the Tar Heels. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Five-Star UNC Women's Basketball Commit Lanie Grant Reclassifies To 2024

North Carolina five-star point guard commitment , the Gatorade Virginia Girls Basketball Player of the Year, is reclassifying and expects to join the Tar Heels women’s basketball program in 2024. The 5–10 guard from Midlothian, Va., who is the No. 22 player in ESPN’s Class of 2025 rankings, announced the news in a social media post Sunday. (Tar Heel Tribune)

UNC Women's Hoops Commit Lanie Grant Named Gatorade Virginia High School Player Of The Year

In its 39th year honoring the nation’s most elite High School athletes, Gatorade announced of James River High School is the Gatorade Virginia Girls Basketball Player of the Year. A two-time Class 5 First Team All-State selection, Grant won a gold medal at the 2023 FIBA U16 Americas Championships with the U.S. Women’s National Team. (Virginia Preps)

No. 1 women's basketball recruit Sarah Strong is down to UNC, Duke, and UConn

Sarah Strong, the No. 1 player in the 2024 women's college basketball recruiting class, has narrowed her focus to three possible destinations: UConn, Duke and UNC. The 6-foot-2 point forward might be the most unique player in the country with her versatility and skills. Strong is comfortable all over the floor and features a combination of strength and skill. (

UNC Women's Basketball Commit Lanie Grant chosen for Jr. NBA Court of Leaders

James River (Va.) girls basketball standout and UNC Women's Basketball commit loves to stay busy. So when she was invited to participate in the Jr. NBA Court of Leaders program, she couldn't say no. "It’s an amazing honor," the junior said. The Jr. NBA Court of Leaders is a year-long leadership program organized by the NBA and WNBA." (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

UNC Women's Basketball signee Blanca Thomas shines as an old school post player

is determined to keep two things in style. Charlotte Catholic’s 6-foot-5 center — who has signed with UNC — hopes her decision to matriculate as a student-athlete at an in-state university will inspire others to do likewise. Before then, Thomas seeks to help the Cougars to their first 4A state final by being an "old school" post presence. (
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