Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
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.
Sylvia Hatchell sitting on 1,000 wins, UNC standing at a crossroads
The last time the Tar Heel women beat Pitt in the regular season was 2013-14, when UNC made the Elite Eight. The last time the Tar Heels started 0-3 in ACC play was 1990-91, when they went 2-12 in the ACC and finished 12-16 overall. They'll meet again Sunday in UNC's ACC home opener, Sylvia Hatchell still sitting on 1,000 wins and UNC standing at a crossroads.
UNC Women's Basketball Clashes With Pitt On Sunday
UNC hosts its ACC home opener versus Pitt on Sunday at 2 p.m. Both teams have started 0-2 in conference play so plenty is on the line when these two recent league rivals clash at Carmichael Arena. Pitt leads 5-2 in the all-time series. Fans can watch the game on ACC Network Extra and the ESPN app. The radio broadcast is available in the Triangle on WCHL 97.9 FM.
UNC Women's Basketball Falls At Boston College
Taylor Ortlepp scored a career-high 23 points to lead Boston College to a 77-64 victory over North Carolina on Friday morning at Conte Forum (Highlights
). Janelle Bailey, the four-time ACC Rookie of the Week, finished with 18 points and eight rebounds before fouling out to pace North Carolina (10-5, 0-2 ACC). Paris Kea contributed 16 points and Jamie Cherry had 12.
UNC-BC Women's Basketball Game Pushed To Friday
The UNC women's basketball game at Boston College has been postponed due to inclement weather Thursday. The game has been rescheduled for Friday at Conte Forum for an 11 a.m. tip. The game will not be televised on the ACC's Regional Sports Networks, but will air on ACC Network Extra. The radio broadcast is only available at GoHeels.com and the TuneIn app.
Janelle Bailey Receives 4th ACC Women's Basketball Rookie Of The Week Honor
North Carolina freshman forward Janelle Bailey earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors, as announced Tuesday by the conference office and voted upon by the Blue Ribbon Panel. This is the fourth league citation for the freshman from Matthews, North Carolina. Bailey averaged 18.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in only 22.5 minutes per game in a pair of games for UNC.
Turner's Take: Gratitude
What a privilege! How grateful are we that we are Carolina? That doesn't mean that everything that Carolina does is right — as we've learned over the past seven years. But there's a reason that the ABC fans have to join forces. It's because they're not Carolina. In fact, Carolina so dominates the thoughts of some that they can't even fully enjoy their own successes.
Carolina Drops ACC Women's Basketball Opener At FSU
Imani Wright scored a career-high 33 points to lead No. 13 Florida State to a 103-65 victory over North Carolina on Sunday in the ACC opener for both teams. Paris Kea paced North Carolina (10-4, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with 17 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Janelle Bailey had 17 points and five rebounds, while Jamie Cherry finished with 10.
UNC Women's Basketball Travels to Florida State for ACC Opener Sunday
North Carolina plays its first true road game of the season by visiting No. 13 Florida State for the ACC opener for both clubs on Sunday, marking the latest road opener for the Tar Heels since the 2006-07 season. Carolina, winners of eight of its last nine games, put together a 10-3 non-conference record that featured wins over Colorado, Minnesota and Washington.
UNC Athletics: First Semester Recap
Two ACC Championships, Two Final Four Appearances, First Team All-Americans, and Basketball season underway...As we count down to the year 2018 and imagine what the New Year will hold for UNC Athletics, let us take a moment to look back at what the first semester of the 2017-18 school year has already brought us.