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Womens Basketball

UNC huddles up before a free throw during the women’s basketball game against Michigan in the Jumpman Invitational at the Spectrum Center on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022.

Disastrous first quarter spells doom for No. 6 UNC women's basketball against No. 19 Michigan

No. 19 Michigan hardly relinquished an early lead, going on to win the Jumpman Invitational and upset No. 6 UNC by a score of 76-68.  Tuesday’s matchup mirrored UNC’s only other loss of the season, an 87-63 defeat against No. 5 Indiana. This is the fourth-straight game that the Tar Heels have trailed against ranked opponents by double-digits in the first half. "It’s a really different mindset to go from hunting — which is what we did all (last) year, I thought we were better than what people thought — to being hunted," UNC head coach Courtney Banghart said. "Clearly my group is still figuring that part out.”

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