SPORTS


1/13/2020 10:24am

UNC's women's basketball coach Courtney Banghart talks with junior center Janelle Bailey (30) during a game against N.C. State on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. UNC broke NC State's undefeated streak with a score of 66-60.

UNC women's basketball comes back down to earth, falls to Florida State 78-64

After an impressive upset win over ninth-ranked rival NC State in Chapel Hill on Thursday night, the North Carolina women’s basketball team (12-4, 3-2 ACC) was unable to secure a second top-25 win in four days when they travelled to Tallahassee to face No. 11 Florida State (15-2, 4-2 ACC). The Seminoles downed the Tar Heels 78-64, outpacing them on the offensive end and shooting a season-best 57 percent while UNC was held to a mere 38 percent shooting.


1/10/2020 12:45pm

UNC senior guard Shayla Bennett (22) dribbles the ball while N.C. State junior guard Kai Crutchfield (3) attempts to block her during the UNC vs. N.C. State game on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 in Carmichael Arena. UNC won 66-60.

Recap: UNC women's basketball topples ninth-ranked N.C. State, 66-60

For the second straight year, the North Carolina women's basketball team (12-3, 3-1 ACC) upset a top-10 ranked N.C. State team (14-1, 3-1 ACC), this time at home by a score of 66-60. Senior guard Shayla Bennett played all 40 minutes and led the way with 20 points, while senior guard Taylor Koenen added 14 and redshirt senior guard Madinah Muhammad had 13 in the upset win Thursday night.