WOMEN'S BASKETBALL


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.