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UNC women's basketball looks to surprise despite inexperience

If there’s one thing UNC women’s basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell is tired of doing, it’s talking about the past. Instead, she’s ready to look forward. “I told the kids yesterday, ‘Look, I’m not going to talk about the past, that’s over. All that stuff is behind us.” “All that stuff” refers to the tumult the women’s basketball program has experienced over the last half decade.

Video: UNC Women's Basketball - One-On-One With Jamie Cherry

North Carolina junior guard Jamie Cherry sits down with Taylor Vippolis to discuss free throws, buzzer beaters, and goals for this season.

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Drains 16 3s In 115-51 Exhibition Win

Behind 35 points from Stephanie Watts and an unofficial school-record 16 three-pointers, the North Carolina women’s basketball team earned an impressive 115-51 victory over Elizabeth City State in Monday’s exhibition.

UNC Women's Basketball Drains 16 Threes In 115-51 Exhibition Win

Behind 35 points from Stephanie Watts and an unofficial school-record 16 three-pointers, the UNC women’s basketball team earned an impressive 115-51 victory over Elizabeth City State in Monday’s exhibition. Watts was 12-of-18 shooting, and 7-for-11 from beyond the arc in only 24 minutes. She also had eight rebounds, four steals, three blocks and three assists.

UNC Women's Basketball Pulls Away In Second Half Over Carson-Newman

Freshman Taylor Koenen scored 23 points to lead North Carolina to a 96-70 exhibition victory over Carson-Newman on Wednesday night from Carmichael Arena. UNC trailed for a good bit of the game as the new-look squad adjusted to playing together in their first exhibition of the season. But a convincing final 12 minutes was too much for the Lady Eagles.

Three takeaways from UNC women's basketball media day

This year’s UNC women’s basketball team looks very different than it did a year ago. Only three active players return from the 2015-16 squad that finished 14-18 and lost 13 of its final 15 games. Eight freshmen aim to replace eight graduated seniors. Here are three takeaways from Thursday’s media day at Carmichael Arena.

North Carolina Women's Basketball 2016-17 Preview

North Carolina women's basketball has been a relevant D1 force for decades under head coach Slyvia Hatchel. A year ago, things took a turn for the not-so-dominant ways of Tar Heel basketball as they fell to 14-18 and 4-12 finish in the ACC. But no one should expect them to be down for long as Hatchel reloads for a return to the ACC upper reaches.

UNC Women's Basketball Starts Season On Monday

The UNC women’s basketball team will have familiar faces in the backcourt, but the front court will have a new look and feel when the Tar Heels begin the 2016-17 season with their first official practice of the season on Monday, Oct. 3. UNC welcomes back a trio of starting guards in junior Jamie Cherry and sophomore’s Destinee Walker and Stephanie Watts.

UNC Rewards Seven Championship Coaches With New Contracts

UNC has agreed in principle on three-year contracts with five head coaches – Joe Breschi (men’s lacrosse), Anson Dorrance (women’s soccer), Sam Paul (men’s tennis), Karen Shelton (field hockey) and Carlos Somoano (men’s soccer) – and is extending the contracts of women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell and women’s lacrosse head coach Jenny Levy.

Carolina Releases 2016-17 Women's Basketball Schedule

Home games with Duke, Florida State, NC State and Notre Dame highlight the 2016-17 schedule for the UNC women’s basketball team. Carolina will play 16 home games in total inside Carmichael Arena, including the season finale on Sunday, Feb. 26 against the Blue Devils. January stacks up to be an exciting month of hoops action in Chapel Hill.

ACC pulls football title game, other championships from North Carolina due to HB2

The ACC followed musicians, the NBA and the NCAA on Wednesday, when the league announced that it would pull its football championship out of North Carolina due to the state's controversial House Bill 2. The ACC will move every championship event that isn't played on a college campus with football being the most high-profile and most impactful.

Video: UNC Women's Basketball 2016-17 Season Promo

The North Carolina women's basketball season is around the corner. Their first home exhibition game is Wednesday, November 2 vs. Carson-Newman at 6pm. Here's a preview of this season's team.

How former UNC athletes fared in the 2016 Rio Olympics

Fifteen athletes competing in the games were former Tar Heels. Of those 15, only one former UNC athlete came home with a medal. Despite a notorious lack of playing time, Harrison Barnes won gold with the USA Men’s Basketball Team.

Vermont women's basketball cancels game at UNC over HB2 law

The University of Vermont women's basketball team has canceled an upcoming game against North Carolina due to concerns about the state's controversial HB2 law, the UVM athletic department announced Wednesday. The Catamounts were scheduled to face the Tar Heels on their Chapel Hill campus on December 28.

Tar Heels Making Their Marks at Rio Olympics

Sixteen Tar Heels have been delivering on months and years of training in their goal to compete at the highest level of their sports, bringing them to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With the games closing ceremony set for Aug. 21, here’s how UNC Olympians have been doing.

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