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Sunday April 2nd

Womens Basketball

UNC blows out Wingate on the strength of 8 blocks

The block party started early in the first half, and it continued late into the second. In the North Carolina women’s basketball team’s 90-52 exhibition win against Wingate on Thursday at Carmichael Arena, UNC blocked eight shots and controlled the paint with an assertive defensive presence that limited the Bulldogs to 18 points in the second half. “With our size, we should’ve dominated in there,” coach Sylvia Hatchell said.

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A healthier Tar Heels to face Tigers

If the regular season of college basketball is a book, then North Carolina concluded its final chapter Sunday night with a six-point loss to foe Duke. Thursday, the Tar Heels will begin to pen their epilogue with the beginning of ACC Tournament play against Clemson.

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Women's Basketball v. N.C. State on Sunday, February 19, 2012 in Carmichael Arena

Rolle and Ruffin-Pratt continue to improve

Before the season began, North Carolina basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell was faced with a dilemma. She knew two of her key veterans — Tierra Ruffin-Pratt and Waltiea Rolle — would be out of commission until at least December, and the coach wasn’t quite sure whether to redshirt them or to allow them to try to work their way back.

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