UNC hires former player, coach Crawley as assistant

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina has hired former Tar Heels player and coach Sylvia Crawley as an assistant coach.

Crawley was the top center on UNC's 1994 NCAA championship team and played professionally for more than a decade, both overseas and in the WNBA.

Crawley also spent two years as an assistant at UNC from 2000-02 and later at Fordham before becoming head coach at Ohio from 2006-08 and Boston College from 2008-12.

Crawley replaces another former UNC playing great, Ivory Latta. Latta resigned in May after two seasons to focus on her professional playing career.

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