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Breland gets her groove back against Clemson

GREENSBORO — In her last regular season game against Duke on Sunday, senior Jessica Breland was shut down. An 0-for-6 performance left the forward frazzled and her team wanting more from its most experienced leader. But in the first round of UNC’s title quest on Thursday, Breland showed exactly why she deserved her long-awaited return to the starting lineup.

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UNC v. Duke Women's Basketball

UNC looks forward after Duke

After a 66-58 loss to No. 9 Duke on Sunday, the North Carolina women’s basketball team wiped its slate clean. As the Blue Devils cut down the nets on senior night and celebrated a split regular season ACC title with Miami, the No. 13 Tar Heels (22-7, 8-6 ACC) assessed the game’s strengths and immediately set their focus on the upcoming ACC Tournament.

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	She’la White brought the Tar Heels back from a 12-point halftime hole with three 3-pointers in four second-half possessions.

White’s best effort falls short

In a night of miserable shooting for UNC, North Carolina fell to the Wolfpack 88-72. While the rest of the Tar Heels struggled to put points on the board, White’s career-high and team-leading 20 game points was a highlight amidst the disappointment.

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	North Carolina junior Chay Shegog fights in the post against N.C. State’s Bonae Holston. Shegog started and played 21 minutes for the Tar Heels but only scored five points and grabbed seven rebounds. While UNC outrebounded the Wolfpack 65-56, N.C. State committed just four turnovers.

Wolfpack rolls over Tar Heels

RALEIGH — After a competitive 10-minute start by the North Carolina women’s basketball team against N.C. State on Monday, the No. 13 Tar Heels’ defense collapsed in the paint. Shot after shot in the post followed by a pair of back-to-back 3-pointers quickly turned into a 21-0 run by the Wolfpack (12-15, 3-9 ACC) during the first half, leading to an 88-72 victory for unranked N.C. State in Reynolds Coliseum.

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The Tarheels lost to the Miami Hurricanes, 66-78, at Carmichael Arena on Feb. 13.

Miami 3-pointers bury No. 13 UNC

It was a game of threes Sunday in Carmichael Arena as the North Carolina women’s basketball team faced Miami. But they weren’t exactly falling from the hands of the Tar Heels in their 78-66 loss to the Hurricanes.

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Chris Gergen of Bull City Forward talks about social entrepreneurship at the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building. Gergen also talked about major points in the book he co-authored "Life Entrepueners: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things".

Late block helps UNC women’s basketball defeat Duke

As the clock wound down in Carmichael Arena and the North Carolina women’s basketball team led Duke by just two, the Blue Devils drove down the court in a last-ditch effort to tie the score. Duke’s Chelsea Gray, who had already picked up a season-high 20 points, attempted a buzzer-beating layup.

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Laura Broomfield
University of North Carolina Women's Basketball
Carmichael Arena
Chapel Hill, NC
Tuesday, September 7, 2010

UNC women's basketball overcomes post injuries

The players off the bench were the difference makers for the University of North Carolina women’s basketball team this weekend. UNC opened its slate against Virginia and Virginia Tech without two of its regular starters, forwards Jessica Breland and Chay Shegog.

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	Senior guard Cetera DeGraffenreid posted 14 points against Virginia Tech on Sunday.

Women's basketball sweeps UVa., Va. Tech

For the North Carolina women’s basketball team, this weekend of ACC matchups was about more than earning two conference victories. It was about taking down an entire state. The No. 15 Tar Heels took an easy 64-52 victory against Virginia on Friday and matched it with a 76-51 win against Virginia Tech on Sunday.

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UNC women's basketball runs by Virginia

Spurred by junior She’La White, the North Carolina women’s basketball team fought back Virginia’s quick lead in Carmichael on Friday. Back-to-back treys from the guard’s hot hands propelled No. 15 UNC into a momentum-changing run that eventually led the Tar Heels to a 64-52 victory.

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	Senior Jessica Breland leads UNC in defensive rebounds this season after missing all of last year while being treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Breland will be out for at least 10 days as she recovers from a knee injury.

UNC women’s basketball adjusts to Breland’s absense

The North Carolina women’s basketball team knows what it’s like to play without Jessica Breland. After missing all of last season, the senior forward and versatile leader could be out of commission for 10 or more days with a knee injury. But this time, Breland’s teammates know exactly how to deal with her absence.

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Terrapins throttle Breland-less Tar Heels

Without senior Jessica Breland — who sat out Sunday’s game due to shifting floating bodies in her kneecap — the No. 10 North Carolina women’s basketball team struggled to counter a physical and well-sized Maryland defense in its 88-65 loss to the No. 15 Terrapins.

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Tar Heels get out-rebounded again

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — For the third game in a row, the North Carolina women’s basketball team was routinely beaten to the basket. But for Maryland, rebounding seemed as easy as a Sunday stroll. The Tar Heels fell 88-65 to the Terrapins in College Park on Sunday, and coach Sylvia Hatchell needed to look at only one stat column to determine why.

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