Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards
UNC Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year at the fifth-annual Rammy Awards Monday at Memorial Hall in the center of campus. The ceremony highlighted leaders in athletic performance, academic achievement and community service, recognizing both individual student-athletes and teams, as well as the department’s longest-tenured coach.
Paris Kea Named Top Player At UNC Women's Basketball Season-Ending Banquet
The end of season banquet for the UNC women’s basketball team put a wrap on the 2016-17 campaign. Sophomore guard Paris Kea was named the team’s overall champion for receiving the most cumulative points in all statistical categories throughout the season. Kea also garnered most improved athlete honors and the Strength and Conditioning Award.
40 years later, Small-Toney recognized for breaking UNC athletics’ last color barrier
Last month in an emotional ceremony at Carmichael Arena, Rochelle Small-Toney was honored alongside other black pioneers during a Tar Heel women’s basketball game. It was the first time she had been so publicly recognized for her feat since breaking the team’s color barrier 40 years ago. “It was just a wonderful reception. This was very special.”
UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Syracuse In ACC Second Round
UNC had its run through the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament end on Thursday after an 83-64 second-round setback at the hands of No. 21 Syracuse. Jamie Cherry and Paris Kea continued their torrid scoring for the Tar Heels. A night removed from scoring a career-high 32 points, Cherry scored 24 points, Kea had 17, and Olivia Smith added 12.
UNC Women's Basketball Looks To Squeeze The Orange In ACC 2nd Round
14 seed North Carolina fancied an upset on Tuesday over 11 seed Pitt at the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament behind a career-high 32 points from junior Jamie Cherry. Up next, the Tar Heels will face sixth seed (21st ranked) Syracuse on Thursday at 8 p.m. in a second round matchup from HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina.
Vanderbilt transfer Paris Kea embraces role with UNC women's basketball
Paris scored 22 in her Tar Heel debut, topping the career high from her lone year at Vanderbilt. After the buzzer, droves of children from hours away stormed the court, demanding hugs and autographs from UNC’s newest star. But it was nothing new to Paris — she’s been doing it since ninth grade. A year away from family and another from basketball had taken their toll. At last, she's back where she belongs.
Jamie Cherry's Career High 32 Leads UNC Past Pitt in ACC Women's Basketball Tournament
Jamie Cherry scored a career-high 32 points to lead 14-seed North Carolina to a 72-60 victory over 11-seed Pitt on Wednesday evening at the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at HTC Center (Highlights
). North Carolina (15-15) will take on sixth-seed Syracuse in the second round on Thursday at 8 p.m.
UNC To Face Pitt Wednesday In ACC Women's Basketball Tournament
North Carolina and Pitt face off in the final game of the first round on Wednesday of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament at the HTC Center. Tip off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Three-time defending champion Notre Dame will be the No. 1 seed. The tournament will feature all 15 ACC teams and 14 games, beginning with three first-round matchups on Wednesday.
UNC Women's Basketball Falls To No. 13 Duke
North Carolina wrapped up the regular season with a 95-71 loss to No. 13 Duke on Sunday at Carmichael Arena. Paris Kea scored 19 points to lead North Carolina (14-15, 3-13 ACC). Jamie Cherry added 16 points and freshman Olivia Smith knocked down five triples for a career-high 15 points. Classmate Taylor Koenen had 11 points and eight assists.
UNC Women's Basketball Falls On The Road At NC State
Four players scored in double figures to lead No. 18 NC State to an 80-60 victory over North Carolina Thursday at Reynolds Coliseum. Jamie Cherry scored a game-high 25 points to pace UNC. Paris Kea added 14. In the first meeting of the season between the two schools, an 83-70 UNC win in Chapel Hill, the Tar Heels tied a school record with 14 three-pointers.
Sam Perkins, Ivory Latta Visit Troops in Afghanistan
Sam Perkins, Caron Butler and Ivory Latta sat in the first row, Bob Delaney in the second, members of the U.S. military were fanned out behind and beside, and Craig Sager was everywhere. It didn’t feel like a combat zone. That was the plan, of course, that the USO would bring several NBA representatives and Latta from the WNBA’s Washington Mystics on a tour.
Louisville Tops UNC Women's Basketball On Play4Kay Day
Asia Durr scored 28 points to lift No. 14 Louisville to an 87-57 victory over UNC on Sunday in the annual Play4Kay game from KFC Yum! Center. Sophomore Paris Kea reached the 20-point plateau for the 12th time, scoring 26 points. Freshman Taylor Koenen had 14 points and nine rebounds, while Jaime Cherry had 13. Alyssa Okoene hauled in 11 rebounds.
Jamie Cherry Bombs Yellow Jackets With Last Second Triple
Jamie Cherry’s three-pointer with 2.0 seconds left in regulation lifted North Carolina to an 89-88 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday at Carmichael Arena. UNC trailed by as many as 16 points in the first quarter, but clawed back into the game and gave itself a chance by tying the school record for the third time this season with 14 three-pointers.
Video: Jamie Cherry's Game-Winning 3-Pointer Sinks Georgia Tech
Jamie Cherry continues her legacy of late-game daggers with this 30-footer to give North Carolina the 89-88 win over Georgia Tech on Thursday night in Chapel Hill.
UNC Women’s Basketball Hosts Tribute to Black History Month
The UNC women’s basketball program has teamed up with the Carolina Black Caucus to host a tribute to Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 16 when the Tar Heels take on Georgia Tech at Carmichael Arena at 7 p.m. The game will feature special performances and a recognition of African American pioneers from women’s basketball and the UNC community.