UNC Women's Basketball
Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
UNC Women's Basketball Shoots Past USC-Upstate
Freshman Stephanie Watts scored a game-high 21 points to lead North Carolina to an 80-40 victory over USC Upstate on Wednesday afternoon from Carmichael Arena. Watts, a rookie guard from Wesley Chapel, N.C., made four of Carolina’s season-high 11 three-pointers in the rout of the Spartans. North Carolina (7-5) placed four in double figures.
Oklahoma State Holds Off Tar Heels
Oklahoma State remained unbeaten with a 77-67 victory over the North Carolina women’s basketball team Monday night from Gallagher-Iba Arena. In just the second meeting between the two schools, an 18-2 run midway through the third quarter by Oklahoma State broke open a tight game that featured seven ties and seven lead changes before the Cowgirls took control.
UNC Women's Basketball Downs Appalachian State
Jamie Cherry scored 20 points to pace North Carolina in a 68-59 victory over Appalachian State Saturday inside Carmichael Arena. UNC (6-4) received 17 points from Destinee Walker, 13 points from Hillary Summers and nine points and 12 rebounds from Stephanie Watts. Carolina visits Oklahoma State on Monday at 8 p.m. EST in Stillwater, Okla.
UNC Women's Basketball Goes Toys For Tots Shopping
The North Carolina athletics department will be collecting gifts for Toys for Tots this Saturday when the women’s basketball team hosts Appalachian State at 2 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. On Thursday, the women’s basketball squad went shopping to jump start the donations. View the Photo Album to see all the awesome gifts purchased by the Tar Heels.
UNC Women's Basketball Players Customize Their Own Jordan Shoes
With North Carolina being one of only two women’s basketball programs equipped with Jordan Brand gear certainly has its perks. Earlier this week each member of the team was able to design two pairs of basketball shoes to wear this season. With roughly 1,500 combination possibilities through the NikeiD website, each player created a one-of-a-kind shoe from the CP3.IX and the Super.Fly4 models.
Carolina Women Fall To Northwestern In B1G/ACC Challenge
Maggie Lyon scored a career-high 31 points to lead No. 15 Northwestern to an 85-72 win over North Carolina in the annual Big Ten/ACC Women’s Challenge on Wednesday night at Carmichael Arena. Senior Xylina McDaniel led UNC (5-4) with a season-high 22 points and nine rebounds, while classmate N’Dea Bryant added 16 points and nine boards.
UNC Women's Basketball Defeats Gonzaga, 67-62
Four players scored in double figures to pace North Carolina to a 67-62 victory over Gonzaga in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge at Mohegan Sun Arena. Destinee Walker led everyone with 17 points. UNC (5-3) also received a double-double performance from Hillary Summers with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Pacific
Erin Butler scored 15 points to lead Pacific to a 66-63 win over North Carolina Wednesday at Carmichael Arena. Xylina McDaniel came off the bench to score 16 points to lead four UNC (4-3) players in double figures. Jamie Cherry added 15 points before fouling out late in the fourth quarter. Freshmen guards Destinee Walker and Stephanie Watts each had 11 points.
Jordan Chavis spotlights as DJ of UNC athletics
Now in his third season as the official disc jockey of Carolina football, Jordan Chavis has also begun playing at men’s and women’s basketball games. Chavis said his favorite part about DJing the games is being a part of the overall game experience. He said the gig is even more special because his entire family went to UNC.
Destinee Walker Named ACC Women's Basketball Rookie Of The Week
UNC freshman Destinee Walker has been named the ACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week after leading her team to a 4-0 record last week. Walker, from Orlando, Fla., averaged a team-leading 19.3 points per game. She exploded for 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 94-58 win over Florida A&M to open a busy week for the Tar Heels.
Jamie Cherry Helps UNC Women Top Yale
Jamie Cherry scored a game high 24 points to pace UNC to a 70-63 victory over Yale in the third and final game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge from Carmichael Arena. Cherry went 7-of-12 from the field and 8-of-9 from the free throw line to give UNC (4-2) its fourth win in a row. N’Dea Bryant added 12 points and 13 rebounds for her first career double-double.
Destinee Walker Shines In UNC Women's Basketball Victory Over Iona
Destinee Walker scored 25 points to lead North Carolina to a 64-52 victory over Iona Saturday afternoon in the second day of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge at Carmichael Arena. North Carolina (3-2) led throughout, but it was Walker that made sure to keep the visiting Gaels winless on the season at 0-4.
Hillary Summer's Double-Double Too Much For FDU
N’Dea Bryant and Hillary Summers combined for 35 point for North Carolina in a 64-46 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Friday night in the first game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge from Carmichael Arena. Summers, a red-shirt junior, notched her first career double-double, setting career bests with 20 points and 13 rebounds.
A season of uncertainty awaits UNC Women's Basketball
The Tar Heels have just six players who are getting regular minutes, with two others who saw brief time in UNC's 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday. That followed close losses to Gardner-Webb (66-65) and Oregon (79-77) to start the season. Things will get a little better when senior post player Xylina McDaniel returns. She's out the start of this season with a calf issue.
Video: Walker & Watts Combine for 59 in Win vs. Florida A&M
Freshmen Destinee Walker (32 points, 10 rebounds) and Stephanie Watts (27 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists) lead the Tar Heels to a 94-58 victory over Florida A&M on November 17, 2015.