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UNC Women's Basketball Leaves For Scotland & Ireland

UNC continues its preparation for the 2016-17 women’s basketball season with a 12-day trip to Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland during which it will play three games between July 28 and Aug. 8. The team is scheduled to visit Edinburgh, Scotland, before heading to Belfast, Northern Ireland and then on to Dublin, Killarney and Galway in Ireland.

Seventeen Tar Heels In 2016 Olympics

Beginning Aug. 5, athletes from the around the world travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to compete in the Summer Olympics. And 17 of those athletes are Tar Heels. Representing the United States, Turkey, India and New Zealand, former UNC student-athletes will contend for medals in track and field, field hockey, men’s and women’s basketball, and women’s soccer.

UNC Olympic sports and the impact of the ACC Network

As Cunningham says in the video above, the ACC Network will give the Olympic teams at UNC much more exposure. The network will allow for fans, family, and recruits to watch these teams from anywhere in the world. This certainly will help in recruiting new athletes. It will show recruits, who may not be able to easily get to Chapel Hill, all that UNC has to offer.

Destinee Walker Reunites With Family In The Bahamas

You might say that Destinee Walker did some advanced scouting over the summer when she spent two weeks in The Bahamas, a destination the North Carolina women’s basketball team will get to know later this year around the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a homecoming of sorts for the sophomore standout that hooped in high school in Orlando, Florida.

UNC will be well represented at the Olympics

When the 2016 Olympics kick off, UNC will be well represented with a mix of Olympic veterans and first timers. Some will earn a medal, and others unfortunately will not. Regardless, some of these events represent the pinnacle of their given sport, and they should all be commended. These athletes will proudly display the colors of their home countries.

Stephanie Watts striving for more success at UNC

Stephanie Watts had plenty of individual success as a freshman for the UNC women's basketball team last season, but she didn't experience the team success she grew accustomed to at Weddington High. The Tar Heels posted their first losing record in 20 years, struggling to a 4-12 mark in the ACC. Despite the struggles, Watts is confident that the Tar Heels will regroup.

ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC

An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year.

UNC's Top 25 Wins of 2015-16: No. 25-21

No. 23: Carolina 77, Syracuse 73 - Women's Basketball, Jan. 7, 2016: A disappointing season that was derailed by an injury to senior Xylina McDaniel had its high point on Jan. 7, when the Tar Heels knocked off eventual NCAA finalist Syracuse 77-73 at Carmichael Arena.

UNC’s Sylvia Hatchell mourns death of longtime friend Pat Summitt

Sylvia Hatchell went to sleep on Monday night knowing that her one of her dearest friends, Pat Summitt, likely wouldn’t survive the night. Hatchell awoke to the news on Tuesday morning: Summitt was gone, dead at 64 after suffering for years from dementia.

Ed Hardin: UNC's Sylvia Hatchell remembers Pat Summitt

The year after she won her 900th game, UNC basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell decided to take a tour of her past The first place she went was to Tennessee. “I went to see Pat,” she said. “I owe her everything.” Pat Summitt, the legendary Uennessee coach who died this morning, was a mentor to many coaches. But to Hatchell, “We were friends,” Hatchell said.

Video: Sylvia Hatchell Remembers Pat Summitt

North Carolina women's basketball head coach, Sylvia Hatchell, talks about the legendary Tennessee women's basketball coach, Pat Summitt, on her passing on 6/28/16.

Sylvia Hatchell talks her new book and NCAA women’s basketball at UNC

For anyone who is not sure, North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell is back and working at the energetic pace she has been throughout her career. She’s a fighter and one who is cancer-free. “If I’m not a 100 percent, I’m close to it,” Hatchell said to me last week during a one-on-one phone interview.

Sylvia Hatchell’s book, 'Fight! Fight!,' tops Amazon list

North Carolina Tar Heels head women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had just gotten back from a trip to Nike headquarters in Oregon last Friday when she indicated that she felt that her new book, Fight! Fight!: Discovering Your Inner Strength When Blindsided by Life would rise to the top.

Presbyterian College Hires Megan Buckland As Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Megan Buckland’s coaching career is on the rise after the announcement came last week that she has been hired as an assistant coach at Presbyterian College. Buckland spent the last five years at North Carolina - four as a student-athlete and most recently served as the video coordinator last season - with the women’s basketball program.

Freshmen Get First Taste of UNC Women's Basketball

The North Carolina women’s basketball team held its first official practice to get the 2017-18 season off the ground There were familiar faces inside Carmichael Arena, including 2016 ACC Freshman of the Year Stephanie Watts, but a handful of newbies filled up the court, focused and determined to learn.

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