The Ecstasy and the Agony
Ivory Latta and her teammates are on top of the world after
beating perennial power Tennessee in the game that sent
them to the Final Four in March. The 75-63 win climaxed a
season of milestones in which the Tar Heels gave Coach
Sylvia Hatchell her 700th career victory and rose to the top of
the polls for the first time ever In the
regular season. Only Maryland
spoiled UNC's run to the tournament,
and it was Maryland again that
stopped the Heels in the national
semifinal, 81-70. Latta chews her j
ersey as time runs out. Hatchell was
The Associated Press coach of the
year, and Latta won national player
of the year honors from the U.S.
Basketball Writers Association.
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