UNC Women's Basketball Recruiting

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

UNC women's basketball lands 4-star transfer player Ariel Young

and the University of North Carolina women’s basketball program landed a big-time transfer on Monday who figures to be a difference-maker for the Tar Heels in the years to come. Ariel Young, a 6-foot-1 guard out of Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, Florida announced her decision to transfer to UNC from the University of Michigan. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC Women's Basketball Announces Coach Banghart's First Signing Class

Five outstanding high school student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join the North Carolina Women's Basketball program. Deja Kelly, Anya Poole, Kennedy Todd-Williams, Alyssa Ustby, and Ali Zelaya will join the Tar Heel roster in 2020. Coach 's UNC class is ranked 11th nationally and fourth in the ACC by ESPNW. (

5-star Guard Deja Kelly Commits to UNC Women's Basketball

Five-star guard Deja Kelly announced Monday that she has committed to the North Carolina women's basketball program. Kelly is holding a signing ceremony Monday at Duncanville’s Sandra Meadows Arena. Kelly is the second five-star recruit in the class of 2020 to commit to the Tar Heels, joining forward Anya Poole from Southeast Raleigh High School. (Dallas Morning News)

Minnesota All-State Star Alyssa Ustby Commits To UNC Women's Basketball

Alyssa Ustby had an overwhelming feeling when she first set foot on the University of North Carolina campus. That was one month ago. Thursday, she made if official. The Rochester Lourdes basketball star announced that she was going to be a Tar Heel. “As soon as I stepped on campus at North Carolina, I knew it was going to be my new home,” said Ustby. (Rochester Post Bulletin)

UNC Women's Basketball Adds Kennady Tucker To 2019 Signing Class

Kennady Tucker, a four-star guard from Little Rock, Arkansas, has signed her national letter of intent to play for the UNC women's basketball team beginning in the fall of 2019. Tucker, a 5-10 combo guard, is ranked the No. 25 overall player in the 2019 class by All Star Girls Report. ESPN ranks her as a four-star recruit with a grade of 95 (out of 100). (

UNC Women's Basketball Announces 2019 Signing Class

The North Carolina women's basketball program announced the signing of three outstanding student-athletes on the first day of the national signing period, released Wednesday by Naismith Hall of Fame head coach . The three-member signing class includes Nia Daniels (Harrisburg, N.C.), Lexi Duckett (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Malu Tshitenge (Germantown, Md.). (

UNC women's basketball: Malu Tshitenge-Mutombo commits to Tar Heels

Malu Tshitenge-Mutombo, niece of former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo and one of the top women's basketball recruits in the 2019 class, on Friday committed to North Carolina. The 6-foot-3 senior post player at St. John's College High School (Washington, D.C.) and the No. 56 recruit in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100 chose the Tar Heels over Notre Dame. Mutombo is the Tar Heels' second commit in the 2019 class. (

Top 25 college programs ranked by athletic success

7. North Carolina: "Top 2017-18 sports: women’s field hockey; men’s soccer; women’s lacrosse. Trajectory: Down. Tar Heels slid out of the Top Ten for the first time since 2014, finishing 13th, and this also was the first time since ’14 that UNC wasn’t the top ACC program." 247Sports: At what point are the Tar Heels going to break through and win the College World Series? (247 Sports)

Ole Miss Transfer Madinah Muhammad Joins UNC Women's Basketball Program

Madinah Muhammad, a 1,000-point scorer in three seasons at Ole Miss, has signed an athletic scholarship agreement to play women's basketball at the University of North Carolina. Per NCAA regulations, Muhammad will sit out the 2018-19 school year and will have one season of eligibility remaining in 2019-20. Muhammad is a 5-8 shooting guard from Chicago. (

UNC Women's Basketball Adds All-State Guard Kennedy Boyd

The UNC women's basketball team is adding Kennedy Boyd to its roster for the 2018-19 season, announced Thursday by coach . Boyd, from Mint Hill, North Carolina, is a former high school teammate of 2018 ACC Freshman of the Year Janelle Bailey at Providence Day School. Boyd is a three-star rated guard named the 2018 CISAA Player of the Year. (
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