UNC Women's Basketball
Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic Excellence
The day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC.
Sylvia Hatchell Raising Money For Cancer Patients
“You don’t have the choice that you have cancer, but you have the choice in how you deal with it.” Inspiring words from UNC women’s basketball coach and cancer survivor Sylvia Hatchell, who is leading an effort to add wellness rooms for patients at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Diagnosed with leukemia in October 2013, Hatchell was treated at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
North Carolina Athletics Tar Heel Yard Sale
The UNC Athletic Department will hold a surplus equipment Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m.-noon at the Eddie Smith Field House. More than 12,000 items will be on sale, including more than 500 football jerseys in Carolina Blue, white, black and navy, and at least 100 pairs of Jordan Brand basketball shoes. Women’s basketball game uniforms and Louisville Slugger baseball bats are also included.
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches Edition
It's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em Out
Diving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel Successes
From the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service.
My Carolina Experience: Iman McFarland
Iman McFarland: “The decision to start my own company was one of the best decisions I have ever made. The other was deciding to attend Carolina. With high caliber athletics, hall of fame coaches, first class academics, the coolest students around, and a commitment to your future after athletics - what more could a student-athlete want?”
Destinee Walker Selected For ACC All-Academic Team
UNC freshman Destinee Walker was named to the 2015-16 All-ACC Women's Basketball Academic Team, announced Friday. The Orlando, Florida, native was named to the ACC All-Freshman team earlier this week after an outstanding rookie season with the Tar Heels. Walker averaged 13.9 points per game, the second-best figure on the team.
Overtime Loss To Pitt Closes Out Season For UNC Women's Basketball
North Carolina appeared to have the momentum heading into overtime, but Pitt held on to earn an 82-72 victory over the Tar Heels in the opening game of the 2016 ACC Women’s Tournament. ACC Freshman of the Year Stephanie Watts led UNC (14-18) in scoring with 20 points, logging her sixth game this season scoring 20-plus points.
Stephanie Watts Named ACC Freshman Of The Year
UNC guard Stephanie Watts has been voted ACC Freshman of the Year, announced Wednesday. Watts is the ninth Tar Heel to win the award, and the third in the last four seasons. A native of Wesley Chapel, N.C., Watts earned second team All-ACC and All-Freshman team honors on Tuesday. She leads UNC in scoring and ranks 10th in the league at 14.5 points per game.
Jamie Cherry: the hero of West Craven, the future of UNC women's basketball
Today at 1 p.m., Jamie Cherry will lead UNC’s unlikely crew of first-years and walk-ons into Greensboro Coliseum against 12th-seeded Pittsburgh. As the No. 13 seed, UNC appears to be a longshot to make any noise in the ACC Tournament, let alone the NCAA Tournament. But Cherry is no stranger to long shots. And this time, it’s a shot she is willing to take.
Destinee Walker, Stephanie Watts Earn All-ACC Awards
Freshman Stephanie Watts was named Second Team All-ACC, while her and classmate Destinee Walker both earned ACC All-Freshman Team honors on Tuesday. Watts, from Wesley Chapel, North Carolina, was named Rookie of the Week an ACC-leading four times this season. Walker has scored in double figures 27 times thus far, tops among ACC freshman.
Carolina Women Upended By Duke
North Carolina closed out the regular season with a 93-57 loss to Duke Sunday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena. Carolina will be the 13th seed in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament and will face 12th seed Pitt on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Carolina Women's Basketball Edged By Virginia
Virginia held on for a 72-68 win over North Carolina Thursday evening at John Paul Jones Arena, marking just the Cavaliers second win over the Tar Heels in the last 21 meetings between the two programs. Destinee Walker scored a team-leading 18 points to pace North Carolina (14-16, 4-11 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Stephanie Watts Selected ACC Rookie Of The Week For A 4th Time
On the strength of her 30-point, 13-rebound performance on Sunday, North Carolina guard Stephanie Watts has earned Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honors for the second-straight week and the fourth time this season. Watts averaged 23.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.5 blocks in two games last week for the Tar Heels.