Allisha Gray scored 19 points to help No. 13 North Carolina beat Howard 83-49 on Friday afternoon, giving Hall of Fame coach Sylvia Hatchell a successful return to the bench after missing last year while battling leukemia.
An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.
Teams across the country are practicing, preparing and priming themselves for the new season, which the annual Midnight Madness helps tip off. What five things are we most looking forward to when the ball goes up?
Ivory Latta's one season as an assistant coach at North Carolina already has made her a more patient player and helped prime the guard for a bigger leadership role in Washington as the Mystics take aim at a playoff berth.