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Monday November 28th

Womens Basketball


Sophomore guard Deja Kelly (25) dribbles the ball to the basket during the game against Virginia Tech at Carmichael Arena on Jan. 9th, 2022.

Relentless drive propelling UNC guard Deja Kelly into junior season

Going into her third season with the UNC women's basketball team, Deja Kelly has been named to both the Nancy Lieberman Award watch list — honoring the nation's best point guard — and the preseason All-ACC Team.  Last year, Kelly averaged a team-high 16.5 points per game and showed remarkable consistency and resilience throughout her sophomore season. “Deja is one of the fiercer competitors you'll ever meet,” head coach Courtney Banghart said. “Her level of competitiveness allows her to rise to the moment of the possession, on either end of the ball.” 

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