UNC Women's Basketball

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

Carolina And Minnesota Face Off In Women's Big Ten/ACC Challenge

North Carolina women's basketball hosts Minnesota as part of the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. inside Carmichael Arena. The game is available on 97.9 FM WCHL in the Triangle. A live stream is also available on Carolina holds a 3-1 advantage in the all-time series with Minnesota, and has won each of the last three meetings. (

Balanced Scoring Propels UNC Women's Basketball Over UNCW

Jamie Cherry led five double-digit scorers with 21 points to lead North Carolina to an 86-60 victory over UNCW on Wednesday at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Cherry not only scored a game-high 21 points, but also handed out six assists and came up with five steals for North Carolina. Freshman Janelle Bailey, the reigning ACC Rookie of the Week, had 16 points. (

UNC Women's Basketball Hosts UNCW On Wednesday's Giving Thanks Day

North Carolina and UNCW face off in a pre-Thanksgiving matinee on Wednesday at 2 p.m. As part of Giving Thanks Day, UNC is offering FREE admission to all fans. Carolina and UNCW have only met once previously, an 88-43 Tar Heel win on Nov. 19, 1998. Paris Kea is off to a phenomenal start, leading the ACC and ranking 8th in the nation at 25.3 points per game. (

Janelle Bailey Named ACC Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week

UNC freshman Janelle Bailey earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors, announced Monday by the conference. Bailey averaged 18 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in a 1-1 week for the Tar Heels. She recorded her first career double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Radford. Bailey added 17 points and five rebounds against South Alabama on Sunday. (The ACC)

Paris Kea Living Up To The Hype, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

As the North Carolina women's basketball team has navigated a 2-2 start, Paris Kea has lived up to the hype that landed her a spot on the preseason All-ACC team. Averaging 25.3 points through four games, Kea leads the ACC in scoring. She also ranks fourth in the conference with a 58.8 shooting percentage. But she's excelled in other areas, as well. (

South Alabama Steals One From UNC Women's Basketball, 85-84

Despite a heroic effort by Paris Kea with 31 points and 11 assists, North Carolina was upended, 85-84, by South Alabama at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Kea, the Atlantic Coast Conference's leading scorer, was 12-of-19 from the floor and finished one point shy of tying her career-high set last season against Minnesota. Freshman Janelle Bailey had 17 points. (

UNC Women's Basketball Shuts Down Radford, 79-46

The North Carolina women's basketball team put forth a strong defensive effort during a 79-46 victory over Radford on Thursday night at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Freshman Janelle Bailey notched her first career double-double with 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting and 10 rebounds, while Paris Kea added 18 points on 7-for-11 shooting. Sophomore Emily Sullivan scored 11. (

Defense Leads UNC Field Hockey To Final Four, Olympic Notes

It seemed appropriate for UNC to extend its season behind its defense. The Tar Heels had allowed only two goals in their first four postseason games. Before surrendering one in the 35th minute Sunday, 250 minutes, 30 seconds of game time separated them from the last goal they surrendered. UNC's defense will continue to be key Friday, when it faces No. 1 Connecticut. (

UNC Women's Basketball Beats Colorado In Overtime Thriller

Jamie Cherry and Paris Kea combined for 54 points and UNC overcame an 18-point deficit to earn a dramatic 87-80 overtime victory over Colorado on Sunday (Highlights). Kea scored a game-high 28 points and dished out nine assists, while Cherry had 26 points. The back-court duo was 21-of-40 from the field and had 14 assists, nine rebounds and five steals. (

UNC women's basketball drops season opener to Hampton, 70-66

North Carolina was tripped up in its season opener, 70-66, to Hampton on Friday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena. Paris Kea led North Carolina (0-1) with 24 points, six assists and six steals. Freshman Jocelyn Jones added 14 points off the bench, classmate Janelle Bailey had 12 points and Jamie Cherry kicked off her senior campaign with 10 points. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Rookies raise hopes for UNC women's basketball

New players. That’s been the story every year for North Carolina women’s basketball recently. Not because they were the necessary piece to take the team to the next level, but because the team simply needed bodies. This year, it’s different. For the first time in several seasons, head coach Sylvia Hatchell has multiple options at several positions. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Sylvia Hatchell on what it takes to be a champion

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Six Double-Figure Scorers Pace UNC Women's Basketball Past Mount Olive

Preseason All-ACC guard Paris Kea put her terrific all-around game on display Monday in leading UNC to a 102-47 victory over Mount Olive in an exhibition women's basketball game at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Kea had a game-high 22 points and eight assists, and also hauled in seven rebounds and had six steals. Jamie Cherry and Janelle Bailey each tossed in 16. (

UNC Women's Basketball To Face Mount Olive On Monday

The North Carolina women's basketball team hosts Mount Olive for an exhibition game on Monday at 6 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. The exhibition game is free to all fans in attendance. Carolina featured a balanced scoring attack last Wednesday in an 84-62 win over Wingate. Jamie Cherry scored a game-high 21 points in the Tar Heels' first exhibition of the year. (

The Bailey Effect

Janelle Bailey could barely stay on the court in her first game with the UNC women's basketball team, but a glimpse of her in action is enough to sense her impact. Call it the "Bailey effect." The talented freshman center battled foul trouble all night. But Bailey's presence for a team that's lacked a reliable inside threat more than justified head coach Sylvia Hatchell's praise. (Argyle Report)

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Women's Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 64
NC State: 77
Thu, Mar 1

ACC Women's Basketball Standings
Notre Dame15-134-3
Florida State12-426-7
NC State11-526-9
Virginia Tech6-1023-14
Georgia Tech6-1020-14
Wake Forest5-1114-17
North Carolina4-1215-16
Boston College2-147-23

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