UNC Women's Basketball

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

Destinee Walker Named ACC Women's Basketball Rookie Of The Week

UNC freshman Destinee Walker has been named the ACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week after leading her team to a 4-0 record last week. Walker, from Orlando, Fla., averaged a team-leading 19.3 points per game. She exploded for 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 94-58 win over Florida A&M to open a busy week for the Tar Heels. (

Jamie Cherry Helps UNC Women Top Yale

Jamie Cherry scored a game high 24 points to pace UNC to a 70-63 victory over Yale in the third and final game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge from Carmichael Arena. Cherry went 7-of-12 from the field and 8-of-9 from the free throw line to give UNC (4-2) its fourth win in a row. N’Dea Bryant added 12 points and 13 rebounds for her first career double-double. (

Destinee Walker Shines In UNC Women's Basketball Victory Over Iona

Destinee Walker scored 25 points to lead North Carolina to a 64-52 victory over Iona Saturday afternoon in the second day of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge at Carmichael Arena. North Carolina (3-2) led throughout, but it was Walker that made sure to keep the visiting Gaels winless on the season at 0-4. (

Hillary Summer's Double-Double Too Much For FDU

N’Dea Bryant and Hillary Summers combined for 35 point for North Carolina in a 64-46 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Friday night in the first game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge from Carmichael Arena. Summers, a red-shirt junior, notched her first career double-double, setting career bests with 20 points and 13 rebounds. (

A season of uncertainty awaits UNC Women's Basketball

The Tar Heels have just six players who are getting regular minutes, with two others who saw brief time in UNC's 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday. That followed close losses to Gardner-Webb (66-65) and Oregon (79-77) to start the season. Things will get a little better when senior post player Xylina McDaniel returns. She's out the start of this season with a calf issue. (

Video: Walker & Watts Combine for 59 in Win vs. Florida A&M

Freshmen Destinee Walker (32 points, 10 rebounds) and Stephanie Watts (27 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists) lead the Tar Heels to a 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on November 17, 2015. View Video...

Walker, Watts Combine For 59 In Rout Of FAMU

Freshmen guards Destinee Walker and Stephanie Watts combined for 59 points in leading North Carolina to a 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday night. Walker led North Carolina (1-2) with 32 points and 10 rebounds for her first career double-double. The Orlando, Fla., native was 10-of-17 from the field and made all 10 free throws she attempted. (

UNC women's basketball rookies 'thrown in the fire'

The UNC women’s basketball team needs more time — and more bodies. After holding late leads in each of its games over the weekend, No. 22 UNC (0-2) dropped a 66-65 contest to Gardner-Webb on Friday and fell 79-77 to Oregon on Sunday. And in each matchup, only six Tar Heels hit the court. “I don’t know if I’ve ever been in this situation, to be honest,” Coach Sylvia Hatchell said. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Women's Basketball Comes Up Short Against Oregon

The 22nd-ranked North Carolina women’s basketball team came up just short on Sunday, falling 79-77 to Oregon inside Carmichael Arena. Trailing by 10 with 6:45 left in regulation, North Carolina (0-2) twice got within a single point, and had two good looks from three-point range by Jamie Cherry in the final seconds of an entertaining game that featured 11 lead changes. (

UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Gardner-Webb

Candace Brown’s layup with 1.7 seconds left lifted Gardner-Webb to a 66-65 upset victory over No. 22 North Carolina in the season opener for both clubs on Friday. Jamie Cherry appeared to have rescued UNC with another late three-pointer to give her team a 65-64 lead with just seven ticks left. However, Brown drove the lane and scored the winning bucket for the Runnin’ Bulldogs. (

Previewing The 2015-16 UNC Women's Basketball Season

One thing that can always be counted on when talking about North Carolina women’s basketball is supremely talented and incredibly athletic student-athletes that make up Hall of Fame head coach Sylvia Hatchell’s roster year-in and year-out in Chapel Hill. The 2015-16 season will be no different in what will be the 30th season in Carolina Blue for Hatchell. (

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Highlights vs. Mount Olive

Jamie Cherry and Destinee Walker each scored 23 points to lead six Tar Heels in double figures as the women's basketball team defeated Mount Olive 99-45 in the exhibition game on November 9, 2015. View Video...

Jamie Cherry, Destinee Walker Drop 23 Each In Win Over Mt. Olive

Jamie Cherry and Destinee Walker combined for 46 points to lead No. 22 North Carolina to a 99-45 exhibition victory over Mount Olive Monday inside Carmichael Arena. UNC placed six players in double figures, led by 23 points for both Cherry and Walker. N’Dea Bryant scored 13 points grabbed 10 rebounds, while Hillary Summers and Erika Johnson contributed 12 and 11 points, respectively. (

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Highlights vs. Wingate

Hillary Summers scored a game-high 15 points to lead the #22 Tar Heels to a 59-48 win in the exhibition game against Wingate on November 4, 2015. View Video...

Hillary Summers Leads UNC Women's Basketball Over Wingate

No. 22 North Carolina opened up the 2015-16 campaign with a 59-48 victory over Wingate in an exhibition game Wednesday night from Carmichael Arena. Destinee Walker’s three-pointer with less than three minutes left in regulation gave Carolina some breathing room against a feisty Bulldog team coached by former Tar Heel assistant Ann Hancock. (

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ACC Women's Basketball Standings
Notre Dame15-133-4
Florida State13-328-7
NC State12-423-9
Wake Forest6-1016-16
Georgia Tech5-1122-15
Virginia Tech4-1220-14
North Carolina3-1315-16
Boston College2-149-21

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