Heels fall in AP Top 25 after 8-game win streak ends at Louisville

Carolina slipped three spots to No. 14 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s poll after the Tar Heels — without two starters — lost 62–55 at Louisville on Sunday. It’s their 11th week ranked in the top 15 this season, the most since 16 weeks in the 2014–15 season. The Tar Heels (17–6, 8–4 ACC) won their eighth consecutive game with Thursday’s 73–62 home win over Virginia before the Cardinals ended the streak. Fifth-year guard Eva Hodgson (upper-body injury) missed both games, and junior wing Alyssa Ustby (lower-body injury) was out for the game against Louisville.More

ACC standings

Check out the updated ACC men’s and women’s basketball standings, scores and schedule.More

No. 11 Heels roll to eighth win in a row as McPherson leads five in double figures

CHAPEL HILL — No. 11 North Carolina can’t keep all of its guards healthy, but whoever the Tar Heels roll out there, they just keep rolling. A game after redshirt freshman Kayla McPherson made her long-awaited college debut came news that fifth-year player Eva Hodgson will miss three to four weeks with an upper-body injury. She joins reserve guard Ariel Young (knee injury) on the sidelines.More

It won’t be easy to watch UNC-UVa women’s game on TV for some

Some fans who can’t make it to Carmichael Arena on Thursday to see the No. 11 Carolina women face Virginia may have a tough time watching the game from home. The 6 p.m. game is one of three remaining UNC women’s games that will air on regional sports networks, and not everybody has access to one of them or an easy alternative way to watch. Tickets are still available for only $10 each.More

Deja Kelly makes midseason Wooden Award watch list

Deja Kelly is one of 20 players in the country on the midseason watch list for the Wooden Award Women’s Player of the year. Kelly, a junior guard from San Antonio, Texas, was one of 50 to make the preseason watchlist, which got pared down Monday.More