Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
Carolina Rundown: November 19
ESPN bowl projections have Carolina in Tampa or Detroit. Or maybe the Cactus Bowl (yes, that is a real thing). There really is a 30 for 30 being made called "I Hate Christian Laettner". Complete highlights of Ty Lawson's 24/11 performance this week. John Henson had four points and four rebounds. Here's a GIF of an impressive dunk from Henson.
Video: UNC Homecoming Weekend Wrap Up - Undefeated
Six different Tar Heel teams combined for a 10-0 record this homecoming weekend including field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, women's soccer, and football.
Carolina Rundown: November 17
Julius Peppers, who has become a leader in Green Bay, returned an interception for a touchdown in a blowout Packers win over the Eagles. Raymond Felton is healthy, and will start serving his four-game suspension against Charlotte today. Hakeem Nicks caught two passes, including a sweet touchdown grab, for the Colts.
Allisha Gray Does It Again To UCLA In 84-68 Carolina Win
There is something about UCLA that brings out the best in North Carolina sophomore guard Allisha Gray. A year-removed from scoring 30 points against the Bruins last year in Los Angeles, Gray scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures as the No. 13 Tar Heels picked up an 84-68 victory over 23rd-ranked UCLA Sunday afternoon in Carmichael Arena.
Carolina Rundown: November 14
Vince Carter had 11 points and four rebounds. Brandan Wright had 14 points and five rebounds. Harrison Barnes had 12 points. Da'Norris Searcy had three tackles in the Thursday night game. It looks like Eric Ebron will play this weekend. A recruiting coup for Carolina, as Jalen Dalton signed and will enroll in January.
The Coach: Sylvia Hatchell
Sylvia Hatchell is the winningest active coach in women’s basketball (908-321), a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and a three-time national coach of the year. Under her direction, the Tar Heels have won a national championship and eight ACC titles and compiled six 30-win seasons.
Carolina Rundown: November 13
Roy Williams has good perimeter depth at his disposal. Marcus Paige heads Sports Illustrated's preseason All-America list. Episode 5 of the behind the scenes series "This is Carolina Basketball" is now online. Harrison Barnes is soaring for the Golden State Warriors. And the Cincinnati Bengals expect to be without Giovani Bernard on Sunday (hip).
Carolina Rundown: November 11
Not saying NBA players have a lot of free time on their hands, but Kendall Marshall had time to perfect his seated halfcourt shot. Women's soccer received a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will host a match this weekend. Carolina remains at No. 8 nationally in the new volleyball poll. Women's basketball won an exhibition, 92-50. Dustin Ackley is hoping for a big 2015.
Balanced Attack Leads UNC Women Over Wingate, 92-50
Five players scored in double figured to send No. 13 North Carolina to a 92-50 victory over Wingate in an exhibition women’s basketball game Monday night at Carmichael Arena. Sophomores Allisha Gray and Stephanie Mavunga each scored 14 points in the final tuneup for the Tar Heels before the regular season begins in earnest at home on Friday against Howard at 4 p.m.
Ivory Latta relishes role on UNC staff
Whatever her personal plan, however she envisioned her future, this wasn’t it. Not that Ivory Latta is complaining. Thanks to the intercession of two veteran coaches – one offering a competitive opportunity she’d almost despaired of realizing, the other proffering a chance she never wanted – she is prospering in overlapping careers, and quite happy about it.
Carolina Rundown: November 6
Bruce Carter is frustrated with his playing time in Dallas. The Bengals play tonight, but Gio is doubtful. Hakeem Nicks had his best game of the season against the Giants, and was pleased to get a win over his old team. Thirteen points and nine assists for Ty Lawson. Harrison Barnes had 10 points and seven rebounds. Danny Green also had 10 and seven.
Sylvia Hatchell mum on Wainstein report after first women's basketball game
Sylvia Hatchell ran from questions about the Wainstein report as quickly as her players transitioned down the court in Carmichael Arena Wednesday. “I don’t want to talk about that tonight,” Hatchell said. “I mean, I don’t really know what to say about it to be honest with you. It’s really hard for me to believe.”
Tar Heels Cruise In Exhibition Over Carson-Newman
Allisha Gray scored 22 points to lead No. 13 UNC to an 88-27 victory over Carson-Newman Wednesday. The win was overshadowed by the return of Tar Heel Hall of Fame head coach Sylvia Hatchell. Exactly one year to the day that she famously shaved her head during her treatment for leukemia, Hatchell was perched at her much more comfortable location on the bench to begin her 29th season in Chapel Hill.
Sylvia Hatchell: ‘It’s great to be back’
That familiar scowl returned to the bench of the UNC women's basketball team. It belonged to head coach Sylvia Hatchell. Like tears of joy, Hatchell's frowning was a good thing, representing the grit with which she fought cancer. And won. Hatchell returned to the bench for an exhibition against Carson-Newman in Carmichael Arena on Wednesday. The Tar Heels won the tune-up 88-27.
Carolina Rundown: November 5
It'll require at least a 2-1 finish to become bowl eligible, and this projection thinks UNC will do it and then head to St. Pete. Tyler Hansbrough had 12 points and seven rebounds off the bench for Toronto. Marvin Williams had nine points and five rebounds, and P.J. Hairston scored his first NBA basket. Eight points for Wayne Ellington, while Ed Davis grabbed nine rebounds.