UNC women among 11 ranked teams to lose but Heels move up in AP Top 25

North Carolina, which was one of 11 ranked teams to lose last week, moved up one spot to No. 20 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll. UNC (14–2, 4–2 ACC) lost 70–65 Sunday at Notre Dame (13–3, 4–1) in the Tar Heels’ only game of the week. The Irish moved up one spot to No. 19 after also defeating Wake Forest (12–6, 2–5) 74–64 earlier in last week.More

UNC women fight back from 11-point deficit but fall short at Notre Dame

Against a tough ACC team on the road, No. 21 North Carolina showed resiliency by not wilting when No. 20 Notre Dame surged to an 11-point third-quarter lead. The Tar Heels rallied back to make it close after never trailing in the first half, but Dara Mabry was too much for them in a 70–65 Notre Dame victory Sunday in South Bend, Ind.More

After splitting one-sided ACC games, UNC falls in AP women’s poll

After splitting a pair of ACC games by similar one-sided margins, North Carolina fell two spots in the AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll to No. 21. The Tar Heels (14–1, 4–1 ACC) rebounded from a 72–45 loss at N.C. State (14–2, 5–0), which moved up a slot to No. 4, on Thursday with an impressive 71–46 home win Sunday against Virginia Tech (11–4, 3–1).More

UNC women impressive in bounce-back win over Hokies

CHAPEL HILL — How a team responds to a devastating defeat is a good test of its character, resolve and resilience. No. 19 North Carolina was off the charts in all three categories Sunday night against a good Virginia Tech team. The Tar Heels (14–1, 4–1 ACC) used an 18–2 first-half run to take control, led by as many as 32 points and rolled to a 71–46 victory at Carmichael Arena to snap a three-game home losing streak against the Hokies.More

UNC absorbs KO from State early, never recovers as 13-game unbeaten streak ends

RALEIGH — It wasn’t the first cold shooting start for No. 19 North Carolina this season. But it was the first time that an opponent seized on the opportunity to deliver an early knockout blow.A seasoned, experienced opponent will make you pay and No. 5 N.C. State (13–2, 4–0 ACC) cashed in early on its way to an easy 72–45 victory Thursday at Reynolds Coliseum to end UNC’s unbeaten streak at 13.More