UNC Women's Basketball

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.

Jamie Cherry's Career High 32 Leads UNC Past Pitt in ACC Women's Basketball Tournament

Jamie Cherry scored a career-high 32 points to lead 14-seed North Carolina to a 72-60 victory over 11-seed Pitt on Wednesday evening at the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at HTC Center (Highlights). North Carolina (15-15) will take on sixth-seed Syracuse in the second round on Thursday at 8 p.m. (

UNC To Face Pitt Wednesday In ACC Women's Basketball Tournament

North Carolina and Pitt face off in the final game of the first round on Wednesday of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament at the HTC Center. Tip off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Three-time defending champion Notre Dame will be the No. 1 seed. The tournament will feature all 15 ACC teams and 14 games, beginning with three first-round matchups on Wednesday. (

UNC Women's Basketball Falls To No. 13 Duke

North Carolina wrapped up the regular season with a 95-71 loss to No. 13 Duke on Sunday at Carmichael Arena. Paris Kea scored 19 points to lead North Carolina (14-15, 3-13 ACC). Jamie Cherry added 16 points and freshman Olivia Smith knocked down five triples for a career-high 15 points. Classmate Taylor Koenen had 11 points and eight assists. (

UNC Women's Basketball Falls On The Road At NC State

Four players scored in double figures to lead No. 18 NC State to an 80-60 victory over North Carolina Thursday at Reynolds Coliseum. Jamie Cherry scored a game-high 25 points to pace UNC. Paris Kea added 14. In the first meeting of the season between the two schools, an 83-70 UNC win in Chapel Hill, the Tar Heels tied a school record with 14 three-pointers. (

Sam Perkins, Ivory Latta Visit Troops in Afghanistan

Sam Perkins, Caron Butler and Ivory Latta sat in the first row, Bob Delaney in the second, members of the U.S. military were fanned out behind and beside, and Craig Sager was everywhere. It didn’t feel like a combat zone. That was the plan, of course, that the USO would bring several NBA representatives and Latta from the WNBA’s Washington Mystics on a tour. (

Louisville Tops UNC Women's Basketball On Play4Kay Day

Asia Durr scored 28 points to lift No. 14 Louisville to an 87-57 victory over UNC on Sunday in the annual Play4Kay game from KFC Yum! Center. Sophomore Paris Kea reached the 20-point plateau for the 12th time, scoring 26 points. Freshman Taylor Koenen had 14 points and nine rebounds, while Jaime Cherry had 13. Alyssa Okoene hauled in 11 rebounds. (

Jamie Cherry Bombs Yellow Jackets With Last Second Triple

Jamie Cherry’s three-pointer with 2.0 seconds left in regulation lifted North Carolina to an 89-88 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday at Carmichael Arena. UNC trailed by as many as 16 points in the first quarter, but clawed back into the game and gave itself a chance by tying the school record for the third time this season with 14 three-pointers. (

Video: Jamie Cherry's Game-Winning 3-Pointer Sinks Georgia Tech

Jamie Cherry continues her legacy of late-game daggers with this 30-footer to give North Carolina the 89-88 win over Georgia Tech on Thursday night in Chapel Hill. View Video...

UNC Women’s Basketball Hosts Tribute to Black History Month

The UNC women’s basketball program has teamed up with the Carolina Black Caucus to host a tribute to Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 16 when the Tar Heels take on Georgia Tech at Carmichael Arena at 7 p.m. The game will feature special performances and a recognition of African American pioneers from women’s basketball and the UNC community. (

Syracuse Tops Carolina Women's Basketball

Alex Peterson and Brittney Sykes, the top-scoring backcourt in the nation, combined for 61 points to lead No. 20 Syracuse to a 95-64 victory over North Carolina on Sunday at the Carrier Dome. Paris Kea scored 27 points to lead North Carolina (13-12, 2-10 Atlantic Coast Conference). Jamie Cherry had 17, while Stephanie Watts had 10 rebounds and seven points. (

UNC Women's Basketball Falls To Boston College

Kelly Hughes scored 24 points and Boston College made a program-record 15 three-pointers in an 88-77 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night inside Carmichael Arena. North Carolina (13-11, 2-9) was paced by Jamie Cherry’s career-high 31 points and six assists, while Paris Kea poured in 22 points and grabbed six rebounds. Stephanie Watts had 12. (

UNC Celebrates Power Of Women's Sports

The power of women’s athletics is on display every day as Carolina’s 15 varsity women’s squads train, practice, play and lead through their sports. But once a year, the teams join together, along with several hundred young athletes who view the Tar Heels as role models, to celebrate their strength at UNC’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event. (

UNC Women's Basketball Falters Down The Stretch At Clemson

Aliyah Collier scored 27 points to lead Clemson to a come-from-behind, 78-67, victory over North Carolina on Sunday at Littlejohn Coliseum. UNC appeared in control with a double figure advantage throughout the first half and a 42-31 lead at halftime. However, the Tar Heels shot 31 percent and made only two 3-pointers in the second half to allow Clemson back in the game. (

Paris Kea Selected ACC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week

North Carolina guard Paris Kea has been named ACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 23.5 points in two games last week. Kea helped the Tar Heels to an 83-70 victory over No. 18 NC State on Sunday with 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds. Earlier in the week she had 26 point n a 100-88 setback at Miami. (

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Shoots Down Wolfpack, 83-70 - Highlights

Behind a school-record tying 14 three-pointers and a game-high 23 points from Jamie Cherry, North Carolina earned an 83-70 victory over No. 18 NC State in Chapel Hill on Sunday. View Video...

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ACC Women's Basketball Standings
(4) Louisville0-011-0
(13) Florida State0-010-0
(3) Notre Dame0-09-1
Virginia Tech0-09-2
Georgia Tech0-08-1
(14) Duke0-08-2
NC State0-08-2
North Carolina0-08-2
Wake Forest0-06-5
Boston College0-04-6

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