In a video posted Saturday on social media, North Carolina guard Leah Church hit three straight long 3s while shooting over her head with her back to the basket. The viral clip has more than 1 million views and was featured on NBC's "Today" show.
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From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball.
- UNC's Church goes viral with back-to-basket 3s
- North Carolina hires Banghart to replace Hatchell
- UNC coach Hatchell resigns after program review
- Report: Hatchell probed for alleged racist remarks
North Carolina has hired Princeton's Courtney Banghart to become the Tar Heels' next women's basketball coach.
This isn't the ending anyone envisioned for Sylvia Hatchell. But now, the athletic administration should commit to returning UNC to its status as an elite program.
Sylvia Hatchell has stepped down as North Carolina's women's basketball coach after an external review found she had made "racially insensitive" comments and applied "undue influence" regarding players' ability to compete through medical issues.
North Carolina Hall of Fame women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell is under review by the university over allegations that she made racially offensive remarks and pressured her players to play hurt.
The University of North Carolina announced Monday that its women's basketball coaching staff is being placed on paid leave while the program is reviewed due to "issues raised by student-athletes and others."
Kristine Anigwe extended her season-long streak of double-doubles with 18 points and 22 rebounds as California rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half to beat North Carolina 92-72 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
The ACC has eight teams in the field, including No. 1 seeds Notre Dame and Louisville. Tennessee and Central Michigan are also big winners.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points, and No. 4 Notre Dame beat North Carolina 95-77 on Friday in an Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinal.
Leah Church scored 20 points and Jocelyn Jones had 14, both career-highs, and eighth-seeded North Carolina pulled away from ninth-seeded Georgia Tech 80-73 in a battle between short-handed teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament second round...
Kiara Leslie scored 21 points and made the go-ahead jumper with 37.7 seconds remaining to help No. 9 North Carolina State beat North Carolina 74-69 on Sunday.
UNC is proof that big wins help the résumé more than bad losses hurt. But remember to go beyond head-to-head comparisons for UConn and Notre Dame.
Stephanie Watts scored 20 points to help North Carolina upset No. 7 North Carolina State 64-51 on Sunday, handing the first loss to the nation's last unbeaten team.
UNC, UCLA, Arkansas and Tennessee are the last four in, while Notre Dame (Greensboro), Baylor (Chicago) and Louisville (Portland) swapped regions.
Paris Kea scored a season-high 30 points to help North Carolina stun No. 1 Notre Dame 78-73 on Sunday.
Senior guard Paris Kea scored 30 points and had 10 assists to help the Tar Heels stun top-ranked Notre Dame 78-73 on Sunday.