Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
Stephanie Watts Earns Second ACC Rookie Honor
For the second time in three weeks, North Carolina guard Stephanie Watts has been named ACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week. From Wesley Chapel, N.C., Watts played an integral role in UNC recording three victories last week to run its winning streak to a season-high five games heading into Thursday’s home game with Syracuse.
Sylvia Hatchell Notches 700th Win At Carolina
Sylvia Hatchell picked up her 700th career victory at North Carolina when her Tar Heels picked up a 72-56 win over Clemson on Sunday inside Carmichael Arena. Jamie Cherry paced UNC (11-5, 1-0 ACC) with a team-leading 16 points on 12-of-16 shooting from the free throw line. Hillary Summers notched her fourth double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Video: Stephanie Watts' Game-Winning Triple Sinks Maine
Stephanie Watts swished in the game-winning three at the final buzzer to give North Carolina a 59-58 win over Maine on December 31, 2015.
UNC Women's Basketball Beats Maine At The Buzzer
Stephanie Watts made a buzzer-beating three-pointer at then end of regulation to lift North Carolina to a 59-58 victory over Maine on Thursday from Carmichael Arena. Watts paced North Carolina (10-5) with a game-high 18 points, but none were bigger than her final three points at the buzzer.
Jamie Cherry Scores 20, Heels Top New Hampshire
Jamie Cherry scored 20 points to lead North Carolina to a 65-60 victory over New Hampshire on Tuesday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena. Cherry salted the game away with two free throws with five seconds left to give North Carolina (9-5) its third-consecutive victory and fourth in the last five games. Destinee Walker chipped in with 17 points.
UNC Women's Basketball Tops Southern Miss In Myrtle Beach
Jamie Cherry and Stephanie Watts each scored 17 points to lead North Carolina to a 69-62 victory over Southern Miss Sunday afternoon from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Destinee Walker also chipped in with 14 points and nine rebounds for North Carolina (8-5), who have won three of its last four games heading into the holiday break.
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.