UNC Women's Basketball

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

Sixteen Tar Heels Recognized For Earning 4.0 GPAs In Fall

Sixteen UNC student-athletes finished the 2015 fall semester with perfect 4.0 grade point averages, earning A’s in each class. The group is spread among eight different teams and a wide range of majors. All will be recognized as members of the 4.0 Club at the annual Student-Athlete Academic Luncheon at the end of the spring semester. (

Balanced Scoring Holds Off Hokies

Four players scored in double figures to lead North Carolina to a 71-67 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday at Carmichael Arena. Stephanie Watts paced UNC (14-12, 4-7 ACC) with 18 points and eight rebounds, while Destinee Walker had 17 points. Hillary Summers notched her seventh double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. (

Hillary Summers' Career Day Leads UNC Past BC

Hillary Summers scored a career-high 23 points to lead North Carolina to an 86-78 victory at Boston College Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum. Summers’ career day featured an 11-of-12 performance from the field and nine rebounds in 34 minutes of action. Jamie Cherry helped the North Carolina (13-12, 3-7 ACC) cause with 21 points and six assists. (

Hillary Summers was a bright spot against Louisville for UNC women's basketball

The North Carolina women’s basketball team had lost six consecutive games before its Thursday matchup with No. 13 Louisville, which was riding a 14-game winning streak. Redshirt junior Hillary Summers tried her hardest to stop the Tar Heels’ slide but to no avail, as UNC fell to the Cardinals 78-60 at Carmichael Arena. (Daily Tar Heel)

Playing For A Legend

When listening to the players that played basketball for Coach Sylvia Hatchell, you hear the many reasons why they chose to play at UNC. You hear mother figure, influential, motivator, teacher, visionary, compassionate and leader. The day that they made that decision, it probably never crossed any of their minds that they would be defining a “Legend”. (

Louisville Holds Off Tar Heel Women's Basketball

Mariya Moore scored a game-high 22 points to lead No. 13 Louisville to a 78-60 victory over North Carolina Thursday at Carmichael Arena. Freshman Stephanie Watts led UNC (12-12, 2-7 ACC) with 16 points. Hillary Summers notched her sixth double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Destinee Walker added 12 points. (

Explore Scotland And Ireland With UNC Women's Basketball

UNC Women's Basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell will be taking her team on an educational tour through the countries of Ireland and Scotland July 28 through August 8. It will not only be a great opportunity to see the young Heels in action, but a unique bonding experience as you motor coach through the countryside of the two beautiful countries. (

LaQuanda Barksdale Named ACC Legend

LaQuanda Barksdale Quick, a 2001 All-America selection, will represent UNC in the 12th annual class of ACC Women’s Basketball Legends. The Legends will be honored at the annual ACC Women's Basketball Legends' Brunch on Saturday, March 5, at 10 a.m., and then will be introduced to the Coliseum crowd at halftime of the first semifinal game that afternoon. (

UNC's Hatchell makes 'sportsmanship donation' during game suspension

Prior to announcing her donation to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, Sylvia Hatchell spoke with WRAL News about why her two-game suspension is a teachable moment for herself and her team. “You think about what the slogan is for the Kay Yow foundation. That was one reason why I wanted to do this today. That’s because Kay taught me how to work through adverse situations,” said Hatchell. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Carolina Women's Basketball Can't Slow Down NC State

Four NC State players scored in double figures in a 78-49 win over North Carolina Sunday at Broughton High School's Holliday Gym. UNC (12-11, 2-6 ACC) had its eight-game winning streak snapped against the Wolfpack, who earned its first win over the Tar Heels since February 2011. Jamie Cherry and Destinee Walker paced Carolina with 12 and 11 points, respectively. (

Sylvia Hatchell Suspended For Two Games

UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell will serve a one-game University-issued suspension at NC State on Sunday, January 31st, for making contact with an official during the Tar Heels’ game at Duke on January 24th. The NCAA is also suspending Hatchell for a separate game for a Level III violation of rules pertaining to activities that simulate game day introductions of prospects during an official visit. (

Hatchell erupts in UNC women's basketball loss to Duke

It took 33 minutes and 58 seconds for Sylvia Hatchell to erupt. At that moment — in the fourth quarter of the North Carolina women’s basketball team’s 71-55 loss to archrival Duke — UNC’s coach had had enough. As redshirt junior forward Hillary Summers bounded toward the basket, she drew some contact, threw up a shot and looked toward the referee. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Women Come Up Short Against Duke

Duke picked up a 71-55 victory over North Carolina in the latest chapter of the rivalry held Sunday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. North Carolina (12-10, 2-5 ACC) placed three in double figures, led by 16 points from Jamie Cherry. Freshman Stephanie Watts added 13 points and 10 rebounds, while N’Dea Bryant registered 10 points and 12 rebounds. (

Women's rivals arrive at strange crossroads for UNC/Duke meeting

North Carolina and Duke meet for the first time this season in women’s basketball Sunday afternoon and there’s a different feel to it. Both teams are trying to find their ways....The matchup marks the first time since Jan. 15, 1992, that neither Duke or North Carolina is ranked nationally when they meet. (Burlington Times-News)

UNC, Duke women enter rivalry game unranked, undeterred

The UNC-Duke rivalry is referred to as the "Battle of the Blues." For their women's basketball teams this season, that name certainly fits. The rivals meet Sunday as unranked teams for the first time in 24 years. With a roster down to six healthy scholarship players because of transfers and injuries, the Tar Heels knew this was going to be a rough season. (Associated Press)

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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 64
NC State: 77
Thu, Mar 1

ACC Women's Basketball Standings
Notre Dame15-134-3
Florida State12-426-7
NC State11-526-9
Virginia Tech6-1023-14
Georgia Tech6-1020-14
Wake Forest5-1114-17
North Carolina4-1215-16
Boston College2-147-23

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