WOMENS-BASKETBALL


2/15/2019 6:45pm

Senior guard Paris Kea (22) talks with a referee during a game against Notre Dame in Carmichael Arena on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. UNC won 78-73.

UNC women's basketball falls short in loss to Pitt

On Thursday evening, the North Carolina women’s basketball team (15-11, 6-6 ACC) was humbled in a road matchup with Pittsburgh (10-16, 1-11 ACC), losing by a score of 91-78. Porous defense and an inability to mount a comeback in the game's final minutes led to a major blow to the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament hopes.


1/28/2019 7:35pm

Sophomore center Janelle Bailey (44) celebrates with the crowd after a clutch UNC three pointer in an upset against No. 1 Notre Dame in Carmichael Arena on Jan. 27, 2019. UNC wins 78-73.

UNC women's basketball feeds off electric crowd in 78-73 win over No. 1 Notre Dame

The Tar Heels seemed to feed off the crowd in its win over Notre Dame on Sunday.  After an impressive third quarter that gave UNC a 62-53 lead, Notre Dame (19-2, 6-1 ACC) came storming back with a 12-1 run to begin the fourth quarter. The run was extinguished when redshirt junior guard Stephanie Watts and sophomore center Janelle Bailey each made a clutch basket to keep the Tar Heels in the game.


1/25/2019 10:17am

UNC Guard Paris Kea (22) shoots against FSU in Carmichael Arena on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. UNC lost 63-64.

UNC women's basketball tops Virginia Tech, 81-69, ahead of date with No. 1 Notre Dame

The North Carolina women’s basketball team (11-9, 2-4 ACC) entered Thursday night’s matchup with the Virginia Tech Hokies (13-6, 0-6 ACC) desperate to turn things around after dropping four of its first five ACC matchups. The Tar Heels fought hard to beat the Hokies, 81-69, in an important confidence-restoring win ahead of an impending matchup with No. 1 Notre Dame this Sunday.