Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
Carolina Women Upended By Duke
North Carolina closed out the regular season with a 93-57 loss to Duke Sunday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena. Carolina will be the 13th seed in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament and will face 12th seed Pitt on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Carolina Women's Basketball Edged By Virginia
Virginia held on for a 72-68 win over North Carolina Thursday evening at John Paul Jones Arena, marking just the Cavaliers second win over the Tar Heels in the last 21 meetings between the two programs. Destinee Walker scored a team-leading 18 points to pace North Carolina (14-16, 4-11 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Stephanie Watts Selected ACC Rookie Of The Week For A 4th Time
On the strength of her 30-point, 13-rebound performance on Sunday, North Carolina guard Stephanie Watts has earned Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honors for the second-straight week and the fourth time this season. Watts averaged 23.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.5 blocks in two games last week for the Tar Heels.
Stephanie Watts Nets 30 In Loss To NC State
Despite 30 points and 13 rebounds from freshman Stephanie Watts, North Carolina lost 80-66 to NC State on Sunday at Carmichael Arena. Watts set a new career high with 30 points and registered her sixth double-double to lead UNC. She also had five steals, three blocks and two assists. Destinee Walker and Jamie Cherry added 13 points apiece.
Volleyball star Paige Neuenfeldt transitions into role on UNC women's basketball team
With a minute left to play in Thursday night’s game against Pittsburgh, a familiar face bounded off the UNC bench and onto the court. Paige Neuenfeldt — senior middle hitter and star of the UNC volleyball team — made her debut on the women’s basketball roster. An All-ACC first-team member, Neuenfeldt didn’t want to end her athletic career.
North Carolina Women's Hoops Drops Decision To Pitt
Pitt jumped out to a big first-half lead and went on to post a 76-60 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night inside Carmichael Arena. Freshman Destinee Walker registered double figures for the sixth-straight outing with a game-high 20 points, while reigning ACC Rookie of the Week Stephanie Watts scored 16 points for North Carolina.
Stephanie Watts Wins Third ACC Rookie Honor
For the third time this season, North Carolina guard Stephanie Watts has earned Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honors, announced Monday by the league office. With two weeks remaining in the regular season, Watts leads all first-year players in the ACC with three weekly rookie selections during the 2015-16 season.
FSU Runs Past Carolina Women's Basketball
Led by Adut Bulgak’s 19 points and 14 rebounds, No. 10 Florida State placed six players in double figures in a 94-63 victory over UNC Sunday at the Tucker Center. Freshman Stephanie Watts enjoyed another strong game for UNC (14-13, 4-8 ACC) with a team-leading 19 points and nine rebounds. Classmate Destinee Walker chipped in with 18 points.
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.
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.