UNC Women's Basketball Bio
10 Jamie Cherry
Cherry Cherry 1878998
Enters junior season second in program history in career free throw shooting percentage (.809).

Took over the starting point guard duties in second season at Carolina • Started 31 of 32 games • Averaged 13.6 points, 3.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game • Her 36.5 minutes per game average ranks third in program history • Made 161 free throws, the fourth most in a single season at UNC • Shot 81.3 percent from the free throw line, the 10th best figure at UNC • NCAA Ranks: 22nd in free throws made (161), 29th in free throws attempted (198) • ACC Ranks: 18th in scoring (13.6 ppg), 9th in assists (3.8), 5th in free throw percentage (.813) and 14th in Assist/Turnover ratio (1.0) • Scored in double figures on 22 occasions, including a team-leading seven games with 20 or more points • Notched a career-high 25 points in the season opener against Gardner-Webb • Drained a buzzer-beating 3-pointer against Pitt to send the game in to overtime in the first round of the ACC Championship.

Lighting-quick guard that has the ability to play both back court positions • Averaged 6.4 points, 2.2 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 35 games • Started three contests • Shot a team-leading 79.8 percent (67-of-84) from the free throw line • Made 32 three-pointers, but none bigger was the last second, game winner against Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament • Also hit a 40-footer at the regulation buzzer against Louisville in the ACC Tournament to send the game into overtime • Converted two free throws with 1.7 seconds left to secure a 66-65 win at Miami • She also made a 45-foot runner to end the first half against ETSU • Scored in double figures 10 times and the led the Heels in assists nine times • Scored a season-high 15 points against Prairie View and had 14 points at No. 9 Louisville • Handed out a season-best seven assists against Clemson.


2014 Parade All-America selection • 2014 McDonald's All-America nominee • Ranked No. 44 in her class by Full Court • Ranked No. 49 overall and the No. 9 guard in her class according to ESPN HoopGurlz • 2013 North Carolina Miss Basketball • 2014 North Carolina AP Prep Player of the Year • Four-time AP All-State selection • Ranks second in North Carolina state history with 3,210 points, only 15 points shy of the record • Averaged 33.2 points, 6.7 rebounds, 4.2 steals and 3.2 assists as a senior • Led West Craven to a 27-2 record during senior season and reached the semifinals of the state tournament • Was featured in Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd on March 17, 2014 after making a state-record 12 three-pointers and scored 52 points against Triton during second round of 2014 playoffs • Scored 21 points in the Carolinas All-Star Basketball Classic on March 22, 2014 • Was selected for the North Carolina East-West All-Star Game • Daughter of James and Marcia Cherry.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cove City, N.C.
High School: West Craven
UNC North Carolina Women's Basketball

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