The Spartans went 23-9 with a 10-4 conference record, the most overall wins the team has had since that title run in 2002. THE TRINA PATTERSON FILE Her 709 rebounds rank fourth in Division I program history. 1 ranking and reaching its fifth straight Final Four in 2012. All Rights Reserved. He was the youngest head coach in Division I men’s basketball at the time. TicketSmarter - Official Ticket Resale Market, video platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. The Southern Conference held a virtual media day Thursday with its basketball coaches. 1999-2000: Maryland Eastern Shore (Head Coach) TicketSmarter - Official Ticket Resale Market, video platform powered by CBS Sports Digital, Achieving Coaching Excellence College Basketball Coaching Honor Roll (2020). Nadine Soliman and Te'ja Twitty both earned SoCon All-Conference honors under Patterson in 2020, with the former receiving First Team honors and the team's first-ever Player of the Year recognition. Miller arrives to UNCG from Mississippi … 2002-10: Albany (Head Coach) 7 Mercer in the quarterfinals and semifinal respectively, coming up four points shy of their first trip to the NCAA Championship Tournament since 1998. Ajemba set single season rebounding records for with 260 defensive rebounds, averaging 8.4 per game to rank sixth in the nation. Opportunities NCAA Rules Compliance Staff Directory Spartan Academic Support Services The Spartan Way Trademark/Licensing UNCG EADA Men's Basketball Women's Basketball Olympic Sports Account Login NCHSAA Ticket Request ... UNC Greensboro… Husband: Carl UNCG's 13 home wins were just a single victory shy of tying a program record, as the Spartans led the conference in field goal percentage (42.9), field goal percentage defense (36.8), free throw percentage (77.1), scoring defense (55.3), scoring margin (+8.7) and three-point field goal percentage defense (28.3). She coached the runner up of the Big South’s Player of the Year award in 2016, as well as coaching an All-Big South honorable mention in 2017, and a pair of All-Big South second team honorees in 2018. 3 national ranking. The Spartans had a pair of SoCon All-Conference selections during the 2018-19 season in  Soliman and Twitty, with the team combining for an 11-19 record. Patterson made an immediate impact in her first year leading the Spartans to 20 wins and their first trip to the postseason since the 2001-02 season. Adrian Walters has joined North Carolina's Women's Basketball. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. Patterson was named theh UNCG women's basketball head coach on April 17, 2016, joining the Spartans after spending the previous three years as the top assistant at Old Dominion. Soliman turned in one of the best individual scoring seasons in program history, leading the league and ranked 38th in the nation in points per game (19.1). UNCG defeated Wofford in overtime in Spartanburg with Ajemba breaking her own school record by grabbing 22 rebounds in the victory. Joe Sirera UNCG is picked to finish fifth in Southern Conference women's basketball in voting by the league's coaches. Men's Basketball Coaching Staff. UNCG outlasted Furman in a double overtime victory just two days later. 2013-16: Old Dominion (Assistant Coach) UNC, led by women’s head coach Jenny Huth, landed at No. Copyright 2019, UNC Greensboro. UNCG had three players earn all-conference nods, headlined by unanimous SoCon Freshman of the Year and second team honoree Soliman. Wes Miller. The Spartans made a run toward a unifying title in Asheville during the 2019-20 season, reaching the Southern Conference Tournament final against No. Following the SoCon Tournament, Patterson led the Spartans on a tremendous postseason run in the Women's Basketball Invitational. Hometown: Newport News, Virginia The North Carolina Tar Heels women's basketball team represent the University of North … She also set a program record in games played (128) under the current staff, in addition to career field goals made (751) and three-point field goals made (222). 1991-99: William & Mary (Head Coach) The Spartans defeated both No. The Spartans' scoring defense ranked 16th in all of Division I women's basketball during that campaign. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. 1 overall in their repsective WNBA drafts. She was a three-time All-ACC selection and is the current all-time leader in career free throws made. The Spartans clinched their first regular season conference title since 2002 during the 2019-20 campaign, going asfar as the SoCon tournament finals during their postseason run. In her second year at the helm, Patterson led the Spartans to 13 wins with the youngest team in the nation – a squad featuring 10 underclassmen and two upperclassmen with one senior and a junior. She set new Division I era school records for rebounds in a single game (22) and recorded 17 double-doubles, nearly doubling the previous school record. She ranks third in Tar Heel history in both assists and steals and finished her career with 1,562 points. DeGraffenreid came to UNCG after coaching at Gardner-Webb for three seasons and played … UNC Women's Basketball coach Courtney Banghart and play-by-play broadcaster Matt Krause look back at Carolina's second straight 5-0 start, talk about the growth of the freshmen, and discuss why this week's highlighted cause, literacy, is important to her. Birthday: July 7 UNCG's 13 home wins were just a single victory shy of tying a program record, as the Spartans led the conference in field goal percentage (42.9), field goal percentage defense (36.8), free throw percentage (77.1), scoring defense (55.3), scoring margin (+8.7) and three-point field goal percentage defense (28.3). During her time at ODU, the Lady Monarchs posted three straight appearances in the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). As a professional basketball player, DeGraffenreid played with the Ramat Gan Organization in 2012 and Habbika in 2011. 1. Albany advanced to the semifinals of the America East Tournament. All Rights Reserved. The one senior, Ajemba, made her mark on the UNCG program in her lone season. UNCG had a pair of Second Team All-SoCon performers in Ajemba and Soliman. Placing eighth in scoring (12.5 ppg), she did her damage more so on the offensive glass, ranking second in the SoCon at 3.7 per game. Ajemba earned SoCon All-Tournament honors for her performance during the SoCon Tournament and Ajemba set numerous UNCG records in her lone season as a Spartan.   Nadine Soliman and Te'ja Twitty both earned SoCon All-Conference honors under Patterson in 2020, with the former receiving First Team honors and the team's first-ever Player of the Year recognition. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. Nnemkadi and Chiney Oguwmike were named All-Americans and drafted No. DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Former UNC-Chapel Hill women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge in connection with a fatal traffic collision in January. Wendy Palmer has been fired after going 33-116 in five seasons as the women's basketball coach at UNC Greensboro. During that span Stanford racked up a 68-5 record, capturing the Pac-12 double (conference regular-season and tournament titles) each season, earning a No. The official Women's Basketball page for the UNC Wilmington Seahawks Head Coach cbanghart@unc.edu: Carrie Moore: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator coachmoore@unc.edu: Joanne Aluka-White: Assistant Coach aluka@email.unc.edu: Adrian Walters: Assistant Coach 919-962-5411 919-962-5411: adub2@email.unc.edu: Meghin Williams-Banx: Assistant to the AD/Director of Basketball … Kim Record, the UNCG athletics director, with Larry Brown, the only coach in basketball history whose teams won both an NCAA national championship and an NBA title, before a men's basketball … Worked under Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer. 2021 women's college basketball recruiting class rankings: South Carolina starts at No. DeGraffenreid came to UNCG after coaching at Gardner-Webb for three seasons and played professionally in Israel for two seasons after being a student-athlete at North Carolina. In 2018-19, UNCG was tough to beat at home with a 9-4 record in Fleming Gymnasium that included four SoCon victories. UNCG's 60.9 points allowed per game was the top mark in the Southern Conference during that season, while guard Nadine Soliman's 19.1 led the SoCon and ranked 38th in the country. Wes Miller was named interim head coach of the men’s basketball team during the 2011-2012 season. UNCG announced Tuesday that the Guilford County Division of Public Health had identified a cluster of COVID-19 cases in the Spartans’ women’s basketball program. Patterson brings 17-years of head coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level to the Spartans and joins UNCG … In her playing days in Chapel Hill, DeGraffenreid was a unanimous ACC All-Freshman honoree, was named one of the top five point guards in the nation by ESPN.com in 2009 as well as being a finalist for the Nancy Liberman Award. Career Honors. 6 ETSU and No. 2012-14: Stanford (Assistant Coach) UNCG has won at least 20 games in two of the last four years, including a Division I program best 23 victories in the 2019-20 season, which was the third best Division I turnaround in women’s basketball … The Cavaliers went 95-23, winning 20-plus games each season, capturing three Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season titles and helping UVa to a No. Helped Old Dominion bring in recruiting classes ranked in the top-50 in the nation her last two seasons. UNCG earned a road victory at Charleston Southern before knocking off Brown and Milwaukee at Fleming Gymnasium to advance to the WBI Championship Game. Soliman became the program leading scorer against Samford, retiring with a UNCG all-time best 2,084 points, 177 more than any other player in history. Coaching Career Children: Carl Jr., Matthew and Joshua UNCG Director of Athletics Kim Record announced the hiring of coaching veteran Trina Patterson as women’s basketball head coach Sunday. Lastly, Banghart previews UNC… We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. Patterson worked with Stanford's post players. Guided the Great Danes to a school-record 10 wins in conference play. Women's basketball. In December 2005, UNCG's women's basketball program enjoyed two of its greatest non-conference wins since moving to the Division I level. The Spartans' scoring defense ranked 16th in all of Division I women's basketball during that campaign. Her 709 rebounds rank fourth in Division I program history. In SoCon action, UNCG earned four SoCon wins at home, starting the run off with a 15-point win over Wofford at home, where Ije Ajemba first set the Division I era rebounding record. Karen Barefoot is currently not in her role as head coach of the UNCW women’s basketball program, five weeks before the start of the 2020-21 season. She would next reunite with former college head coach Debbie Ryan, serving on Ryan's staff as an assistant coach with the 2003 USA Basketball Pan-American Games Team that won the silver medal. The Big Sky Conference released this week the preseason men’s and women’s basketball polls. While at Gardner-Webb, she worked as a physical education instructor for two years. In a 12-day span, UNCG knocked off Big East … After leading the turnaround for the Spartans, she was named the 2017 SoCon Coach of the Year. Opportunities NCAA Rules Compliance Staff Directory Spartan Academic Support Services The Spartan Way Trademark/Licensing UNCG EADA Men's Basketball Women's Basketball Olympic Sports Account Login NCHSAA Ticket Request Contact Us TicketSmarter ... Women's Golf Coaching Staff. 1 Samford. Currently, the Spartans are led by Trina Patterson and Wes Miller. After winning the Southern Conference Media Coach of the Year in 2012, he was … UNCG's Isaiah Miller, talking with coach Wes Miller, is projected as the Southern Conference's men's basketball player of the year by the league's coaches. Cetera DeGraffenreid finishes her second season as assistant coach for UNCG women's basketball in 2019-20. Coaches and media members vote on each team’s expected finish. This team included future Olympians Tamika Catchings and Becky Harmon. Karen Barefoot, a nationally-known women’s basketball coach who has built successful programs at four different institutions, finished her third season as the 11th head coach in UNCW women’s basketball … The official Women's Basketball page for the Charlotte 49ers The official 2020-21 Women's Basketball Roster for the University of Northern Colorado Bears   With only five returning players on the roster, the UNC women’s basketball program has experienced a complete turnover in talent and is hoping for a successful 2020-2021 season. Her first USA Basketball coaching stint was in 1998, as she served on Nell Fortner's staff for the R. William Jones Cup squad that went 5-0 and captured the gold medal. Took over a program that had not experienced a winning season at the Division I level. Courtney Rosholt Banghart (born May 11, 1978) is an American basketball coach who is currently the head women's basketball coach at North Carolina.Prior to North Carolina, she served as head coach at … Head Coach… Trina Patterson enters her fifth year at UNCG. Overall during her decorated head coaching career, Patterson has guided numerous players to America East, Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), Pac 12, Conference USA and Southern conference honors, among those a conference player of the year rookie of the year, and members of all-conference, all-rookie, all-defensive, all-academic and all-tournament teams. Cetera DeGraffenreid finishes her second season as assistant coach for UNCG women's basketball in 2019-20. DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Former University of North Carolina basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a traffic accident in January that killed an … UNC Greensboro (UNCG) head women’s basketball coach Trina Patterson announced the hiring of Miller as an assistant women’s basketball coach. UNC Greensboro. In her second year at the helm, Patterson guided the Tribe to the championship game of the 1993 CAA Tournament. In leading UNCG to its first Regular Season conference title since 2002, the Spartans advanced to the conference tournament championship contest. As an assistant coach at Gardner-Webb, DeGraffenreid worked specifically with the guards, planning and executing the team’s player development sessions. Education: Virginia, 1987 (Bachelor’s, rhetoric and communication studies); National University, 2002 (Master’s, human resource management) As a team captain during her senior season (1986-87), Patterson helped Virginia post a 26-5 record and reach the Round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament. Led Virginia in rebounding in the 1985-86 season. Senior guard Bailey Williams garnered a third team selection, while forward Te'ja Twitty received all-freshman recognition. Soliman became the program leading scorer against Samford, retiring with a UNCG all-time best 2,084 points, 177 more than any other player in history. UNCG then knocked off the SoCon’s second-place team ETSU at home, earning a 65-61 win before hitting the road. Assistant Coach. Willed by a dominant defensive performance, the UNC women's basketball team blew out UNC-Greensboro, 96-35, to move its record to 2-0. 5 on both the coaches … North Carolina head coach Sylvia Hatchell instructs her team in the second half of a first round women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Waco, Texas on March 23, 2019. Walters replaced former assistant coach Tim Taylor who was named the head coach at Navy. The Spartans once again swept the season series against Western Carolina, had a win against all but one conference team and finished sixth in the league standings. Full Bio. UNCG has won at least 20 games in two of the last four years, including a Division I program best 23 victories in the 2019-20 season, which was the third best Division I turnaround in women’s basketball nationally. The Lady Monarchs had six All-Conference honorees, including Jennie Simms, who was named the 2015 C-USA Newcomer of the Year and was a two-time Conference USA All-Conference First Team selection. Named the 2019-20 SoCon Coach of the Year for the second time in four years, Patterson guided the Spartans to one of their finest seasons in program history. 2016-present: UNCG (Head Coach) Patterson earned four varsity letters and was a member of four consecutive NCAA Tournament teams under head coach Debbie Ryan at Virginia from 1983-87. She also set a program record in games played (128) under Patterson, in addition to career field goals made (751) and three-point field goals made (222). In her third season, she led the team to a 20-8 record and a third-place finish in the conference standings. Here’s what UNCG women’s coach Trina Patterson and Spartans men’s coach Wes Miller had to say … UNCG went 21-8 on the year with a 10-4 conference record, the most overall wins the team has had since that title run in 2002. Buy Photos Women's basketball strength coach Caleb Krueger assists first-year guard Kennedy Todd-Williams during a preseason workout October 1, 2020 in Carmichael Arena. Head Coach. The Spartans, coming off a season in which they went 23-9 overall and … The official Women's Basketball Coach List for the Charlotte 49ers Hatchell, 68, who coached for UNC … Twitty ranked second in the league in rebounding at 7.9 rebounds per game while being one of the most efficient scorers with a .500 field goal percentage (fifth-best and 60th in D-I). She scored the second-most points by a Spartan in a season (573) and was also second in three-point field goals (70). 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