In a flash, it was all gone.
In a flash, it was all gone.
Before its game against No. 3 Notre Dame, its toughest opponent of the season so far, the young North Carolina women's basketball team did not know what to expect. And in the confusion, the Tar Heels broke their six-game winning streak with an 88-54 loss to the Fighting Irish in South Bend, Ind.
Before the North Carolina women’s basketball team had even put a point on the scoreboard, it had committed four turnovers against Syracuse's press defense and had spotted the Orange 10 points.
From the opening tip on Sunday, the North Carolina women’s basketball made it clear it would not be denied a win in its ACC opener.
With 3:41 left in Sunday's game, the North Carolina women's basketball team trailed Southern Miss for the first time since the first half.
With 5:30 to play in the first period, the North Carolina women’s basketball team fell behind 6-5 to USC Upstate. Sixteen seconds later, UNC reclaimed the advantage.
The 3-point shot has not been kind to the North Carolina women’s basketball team. With only three players registering multiple made 3-pointers this season, the Tar Heels entered Monday’s game against Oklahoma State shooting 27.9 percent from behind the arc — about 20 percentage points worse than their mark on 2-point attempts.
North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell knew a win wouldn’t come easy. She knew her players would be out of sync because of the final exam period. She knew a letdown was possible.
Senior forward Xylina McDaniel watched first-year guard Destinee Walker’s last-second 3-point heave sail through the air and clang off the rim.
When a layup with 1:11 remaining in Sunday’s game gave Gonzaga a 2-point lead, the North Carolina women’s basketball team needed someone to step up.
With 9.1 seconds left in Wednesday's game against Pacific, the North Carolina women’s basketball team found itself in need of another big shot at the end of the game.
Behind 3-point proficiency, the North Carolina women’s basketball team claimed its third victory in three days. UNC (3-2) closed out the weekend with a 70-63 win over Yale (3-1) in Carmichael Arena in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge. The Tar Heels’ early shooting prowess allowed the team to dominate in the first half. An early 3-pointer by sophomore guard Jamie Cherry gave UNC a 5-0 lead, one it held for the rest of the half.
Even though the North Carolina women’s basketball team finished 3-0 in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge over the weekend, it wasn’t exactly how sophomore guard Jamie Cherry drew it up.
While North Carolina fans anxiously watched the football team clinch a trip to the ACC Championship, Destinee Walker and the North Carolina women’s basketball were busy taking care of business.
The North Carolina women's basketball team set the tone for this weekend's games on Friday night against Fairleigh Dickinson.
First-year guards Destinee Walker and Stephanie Watts were highly touted recruits coming out of high school, ranking as the No. 17 and No. 24 players in the class of 2016, respectively.
After losing its first two games of the season by a combined three points, the North Carolina women’s basketball team was in no mood for another close contest on Tuesday night in Carmichael Arena.
The North Carolina women’s basketball team needs more time — and more bodies.
With one second remaining, North Carolina guard Destinee Walker lofted an inbounds pass across the court to guard Jamie Cherry. The sophomore took one dribble and put up a signature 3-point shot at the buzzer.
The North Carolina women’s basketball team exchanged shots with Gardner-Webb in its season opener, but it was the Bulldogs who landed the final blow. No. 20 UNC (0-1) appeared on its way to an easy win before Gardner-Webb (1-0) stormed back to claim a 66-65 victory on the final shot of the game. Following a closely contested first half, the Tar Heels found themselves down to unranked Gardner-Webb at the break after two quarters riddled with turnovers and poor shooting. But North Carolina turned it on to start the third quarter, opening the half with a 12-2 run and claiming a 15-point advantage at the end of the quarter.