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Carolina Women's Basketball Hosts Duke On Sunday
North Carolina continues rivalry week against No. 15 Duke on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. UNC had its three-game winning streak snapped on Thursday with a 66-53 home loss to NC State. Duke won its fourth-straight league game at Virginia Tech on Thursday, 86-75. Fans can watch the game on the Regional Sports Network, including locally in North Carolina on Fox Sports South.
UNC didn't want to be there
It started with 15 seconds of silence and ended with an apology. It was the type of postgame press conference the UNC women's basketball team is tired of holding: explaining a blown lead, dreadful shooting and another ACC loss, the third in six tries this season. Sylvia Hatchell stared quietly at a box score that didn't hold the answers. They didn't want to be there.
UNC To Honor Coach Sylvia Hatchell's 1K Victory On Sunday
UNC Hall of Fame women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell added another line to her amazing list of accomplishments when she won her 1,000th career game last month. On Sunday against Duke, the UNC athletic department will hold a celebration before tip-off to honor Hatchell on her milestone victory. Game time is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Carmichael Arena.
UNC Women's Basketball Falls to NC State
NC State received a game-high 22 points from Kaila Easley during a 66-53 win over North Carolina in an ACC women's basketball game Thursday at Carmichael Arena. Paris Kea led North Carolina with 16 points, and freshman Janelle Bailey had nine points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Akela Maize had 13 points and Aislinn Konig added 11 for NC State (15-5, 4-3).
UNC moves tip time up for rivalry matchup with NC State
The women's basketball game between the University of North Carolina and NC State University scheduled for Thursday night has been moved up to 4 p.m. due to the likelihood of dangerous and worsening road conditions later in the evening. All fans making their way to Carmichael Arena are advised to use extreme caution and take extra time to arrive safely.
UNC Women's Basketball to Host NC State on Thursday
North Carolina welcomes NC State to Carmichael Arena on Thursday at 4 p.m. UNC won its third-straight game Sunday, 79-76, in overtime at Wake Forest to improve to 3-2 in the ACC, while NC State is 3-3 after a 60-56 win over Syracuse. Fans will be admitted free of charge, a ticket will not be required. The game will stream live on ACC Network Extra and the ESPN app.
Janelle Bailey Receives 5th ACC Rookie of the Week Honor
North Carolina freshman forward Janelle Bailey has been good all season. On Sunday, she was outstanding and because of that was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday. This is already the fifth honor this season for the native of Matthews, North Carolina. Bailey scored a career-high 30 points and 19 rebounds in the Tar Heels' overtime win at Wake Forest.
Nicole Greene's Historic High Jump, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
Nicole Greene high-jumped a personal best of 6 feet, 2 inches (1.88 meters) during the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup on Saturday. Her previous personal best of 6-1 ½ (1.87 meters) was set as a high school senior in 2015. Greene's jump stands as the best in the country this season. It also tied for the second-highest mark in UNC history in the indoor women's high jump.
Janelle Bailey's Monster Game Lifts UNC Over Wake Forest In OT
Freshman star Janelle Bailey notched career highs with 30 points and 19 rebounds for North Carolina in a thrilling 79-76 overtime victory over Wake Forest on Sunday at Joel Coliseum (Highlights
). Bailey, already named ACC Rookie of the Week on four occasions this season, was 12-of-18 from the field, was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line and had four blocks.
UNC Women's Basketball Heads To Wake For Sunday Matinee
UNC visits ACC rival Wake Forest on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in the 77th meeting between the two programs. UNC and Wake are both 2-2 in the league. On Thursday, Carolina picked up a 59-52 win over Clemson, while Wake fell at home to Duke, 80-67. UNC leads 62-14 all-time in the series with Wake Forest. The Tar Heels have lost back-to-back games to the Demon Deacons.
UNC Women's Basketball Tops Clemson To Even ACC Record At 2-2
North Carolina improved to 2-2 in ACC play with a 59-52 victory over Clemson Thursday at Carmichael Arena (Highlights
). Senior Jamie Cherry led the Tar Heels with 20 points, giving her an even 1,400 for her career. Freshman Janelle Bailey notched her fifth double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Paris Kea added 14 points and Taylor Koenen grabbed 12 rebounds.
UNC Women's Basketball Hosts Clemson On Thursday
UNC hosts Clemson on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the 84th all-time meeting between the two programs. UNC is 1-2 in the league after a 68-67 win over Pitt last Sunday, while Clemson is 0-3 after a loss at Virginia, 70-41. Carolina leads 55-28 over Clemson in the all-time series. UNC is 22-2 against the Tigers since 2001-02. Sylvia Hatchell is 44-17 all-time against Clemson.
Mid-season review: UNC women's basketball begins new era on right foot
The Tar Heels (11-5, 1-2 ACC) have backed up the optimistic rhetoric from the beginning of the season. The Tar Heels average 78.9 points per game, over six points per game more than last season, and they’re doing it with a more balanced attack. Last season, the team put up 25.8 3-point attempts per game; this season, UNC is averaging 16.7 attempts from deep.
Jamie Cherry Boosts Women's Basketball & Olympic Sports Notes
Leah Church's play helped set the stage for Jamie Cherry's game-winning 3-pointer with 12 seconds left against Pitt. In the UNC Wrestling Duals – which the Tar Heels concluded with a 28-12 victory over Army and losses against Wyoming and American – Chip Ness won all three of his bouts, highlighted by a 16-0 technical fall against Prince Hyeamang of American.
Jamie Cherry Drops Pitt With Game-Winning Triple
Jamie Cherry made a game-winning three-pointer with 12 seconds left to lift North Carolina to a 68-67 victory over Pitt on Sunday at Carmichael Arena (Highlights
). The Tar Heels trailed for most of the second half, but Cherry's fifth triple of the day put an exclamation point on a ferocious comeback that saw Carolina trail by as many as eight points in the fourth quarter.