WOMENS-BASKETBALL


2/27/2015 12:43am

Forward Stephanie Mavunga (1) take a shot. Mavunga led the Tar Heels in scoring with 23 points.

Stephanie Mavunga caps off Senior Night with buzzer beater

Stephanie Mavunga didn’t want the ball in her hands. With time running out in Thursday’s contest and the North Carolina women’s basketball team knotted at 70 apiece with Virginia, the sophomore forward hoped the ball would go to anyone else but her.


2/16/2015 1:51pm

Tar Heels lose it in the final five minutes

Stephanie Mavunga says there is no better feeling in basketball than going on the road and silencing the visiting crowd.  But she walked to the locker room in disappointment as the 13,000 fans at the KFC Yum! Center were on their feet cheering as the final buzzer sounded.


1/23/2015 12:37am

UNC guard Allisha Gray (15) dribbles past N.C. State forward Jennifer Mathurin (11) on Thursday.

Rountree’s free throws ice Wolfpack in UNC women's basketball game

RALEIGH — Down 35-25 early in the second half to N.C. State and coming out of a timeout, the No. 12 North Carolina women’s basketball team faced a situation they had seen before. Locked in a tight battle with their in-state rival, whom they faced for the 100th time Thursday, the team needed a momentum shift.