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UNC's Diamond DeShields iffy for Elite Eight
North Carolina star Diamond DeShields didn’t practice Monday and will be a game-time decision today when No. 12 UNC plays at No. 6 Stanford in the Elite Eight on Tuesday (9 p.m., ESPN). DeShields sprained both her right ankle and...

The 10 best players in the women's Elite Eight
Diamond DeShields, North Carolina, guard: DeShields leads the Tar Heels with 18.1 ppg and has scored 10 or more points in all but four games. The ACC Freshman of the Year set a single-game freshman scoring record with 38 points...

Tar Heels win Carolina clash
Tar Heels center Stephanie Mavunga said she had would wait until she got in the shower to see how many scratches she got battling South Carolina’s post players underneath. Still, the freshmen couldn’t have been happier on Sunday. In a...

Tar Heel Women Oust Top Seed South Carolina
Diamond DeShields escaped two close calls with injury to score 19 points, leading North Carolina one win closer to a sweet reunion with healing coach Sylvia Hatchell by beating top-seeded South Carolina 65-58 in the Stanford Regional semifinals on Sunday...

Stakes are high for North Carolina vs. South Carolina rematch
North Carolina’s Xylina McDaniel offers a simple observation about South Carolina, the Tar Heels’ opponent tonight in the NCAA women’s tournament: “They are a No. 1 seed, but they are beatable.” Just three months ago, the Tar Heels handed the...

20 Years Later, UNC Women Making Another NCAA Tournament Run
While UNC is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its only national championship, the current squad is eager to add another. The Tar Heels will face South Carolina in a regional semifinal today at Stanford University (7 p.m., ESPN2). The 1994...

Battle of the Carolinas in Women's Sweet 16
South Carolina was about 25 minutes from Xylina McDaniel's house in Blythewood. North Carolina was more like 3-4 hours. "I was like, 'I don’t want my dad always checking up on me, so...'" McDaniel said. McDaniel laughed as she told...

Stopping UNC rookie DeShields a tough task
Diamond DeShields has proven she can beat any defense thrown at her. North Carolina's star freshman shoots the 3, reliably knocks down pull-up jumpers and scores off the dribble. Now she has the Tar Heels in the NCAA tournament's round...

Young Tar Heels grow into NCAA Sweet 16 threat
This richly layered squad of standout players for the UNC women's basketball team — all undergraduates — is a collection of quick learners coming of age as they head to the Sweet 16 at Stanford University’s Maples Pavilion. Sunday’s clash...

Sylvia Hatchell Rebounds
Before boarding a plane for California on Thursday, the North Carolina women’s basketball team received some additional motivation. If the Tar Heels win the Stanford Regional, their Hall of Fame coach will join them in Nashville for the Final Four...

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