UNC Women's Basketball
Complete coverage of North Carolina Women's Basketball.
Camille Little Reaches 2,000 WNBA Points
Seattle Storm veteran forward Camille Little became the fifth player in franchise history to score 2,000 career points Tuesday night in an 80-65 win over Phoenix at the US Airways Center. Little, who led North Carolina to a pair of Women's Final Four appearances in 2006 and 2007, scored four points in the win.
Full-speed ahead for former Tar Heel Ivory Latta, on and off court
Aside from career-best play on the court, Ivory Latta launched a signature shoe with women’s sports apparel company Nfinity, prepared to release a children’s book and was hired to join the coaching staff at her college alma mater, North Carolina, which she will do during the WNBA offseason. Amidst the hustle, Latta appreciated a rare Sunday afternoon of relaxing.
GoHeels Weekly Primer
Adam Lucas caught up with junior Luke Davis to discuss his rigorous training regimen. Freshman forward Kennedy Meeks is shedding pounds and getting ready for the 2013-14 season. Former Tar Heel star pitcher Rob Wooten got the call up to the major leagues this week. The media picked Carolina third in the coastal division in the preseason All-ACC football poll.
Sylvia Hatchell Honored In Gastonia
North Carolina head women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell was honored with "A Tribute To Our Hometown Hero" Thursday night at the Gastonia Conference Center Thursday night. The event, which included a roast of Coach Hatchell by friends and family, featured Hatchell receiving the key to the city of Gastonia and The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of North Carolina's top civilian honors.
Ivory Latta Named To WNBA All-Star Game
Washington Mystics point guard Ivory Latta was selected to the 2013 Eastern Conference All-Star team, the league announced Tuesday. The game, taking place in Connecticut at the Mohegan Sun Arena, tips off at 3:30pm on ABC. A first-time All-Star, Latta currently leads Washington in scoring, averaging 14.4 points per game, 3.9 assists and 2.7 rebounds.
GoHeels Weekly Primer
The finishing touches are still being added to the 2012-13 season, and the 2013 football season is nearly underway. Be sure you didn't miss any of the action last week with the GoHeels Weekly Primer.
Best Games Of 2012-13: No. 20-No. 16
The GoHeels.com countdown of the of the top 25 games of the 2012-13 school year continues today with five more entries, taking the list from No. 20 to No. 16.
And the winners of the 2012-13 ACCSPYs are...
There won’t be any celebrity sightings or a classy red carpet to greet them upon their arrival to the show, as there will be tomorrow at the ESPY Awards ceremony in New York. The ACCSPYs are, after all, fictitious. But the votes are all in and the ballots have been counted. So without further ado, here are the winners of the ACC version of the real-life ESPYs. The envelopes, please.
GoHeels Weekly Primer
Catch up on all the week's news from Chapel Hill with this week's installment of the GoHeels Weekly Primer. The annual Meet the Heels Day is set for Aug. 3. Four former Tar Heels began play in the NBA Summer League last week. Former Tar Heel All-America Ivory Latta joined Sylvia Hatchell's staff as an assistant coach. Crystal Dunn is a candidate for the ESPY award for top female college athlete.
Ivory Latta Named New UNC Assistant Coach
Former National Player of the Year and two-time consensus first-team All-America guard Ivory Latta has joined the UNC women's basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Sylvia Hatchell announced Friday. Latta, who led Carolina to back-to-back Women's Final Fours and was the 2006 National Player of the Year, replaces Trisha Stafford-Odom.
Video: UNC 2012-2013 Year in Pictures
Carolina has over 800 talented student-athletes representing the university and since we are between school years, it is a good time to reflect on this past year's accomplishments. This video feature has images from all 28 varsity sports at UNC.
Tar Heels In The WNBA Update
Five former UNC women's basketball players are active this season in the WNBA, highlighted by former league champions Erlana Larkins of the Indiana Fever and Camille Little of the Seattle Storm. Joining Larkins and Little are Ivory Latta and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt of the Washington Mystics and Jessica Breland of the Fever. Here's a look at how these former Tar Heels are doing in 2013:
Tar Heels Finish 8th In Directors' Cup
NCAA championships by women's soccer and women's lacrosse and five other Top 10 national finishes led the University of North Carolina to eighth place in the final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' fifth consecutive Top 10 performance. The Directors' Cup measures each school's performance in NCAA post-season competition.
The Most Academically And Athletically Dominant Colleges In America
BuzzFeed plotted Forbes’ academic rankings of colleges and universities against USA Today’s tally of total athletic expenses (which doesn’t include private schools like Stanford or Notre Dame) to determine which schools value both athletics and academics. Then we weighted both ranks equally and tallied them up for our top 10. # 4. University of North Carolina
Video: One on one with Sylvia Hatchell
Host Jeff Fischel talks with North Carolina head women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell to discuss her becoming a Naismith Hall of Fame inductee, chasing after 1,000 wins, plus more.