Carolina WBB Schedule Released
Release: 08/28/2013
CHAPEL HILL - The University of North Carolina women's basketball team will open its 2013-14 season at home on Friday, Nov. 8 against Air Force, as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Wednesday the schedules for all 15 league members.

The Tar Heels will play 16 ACC contests, including two games each against long-standing rivals Duke and NC State. Both games against the Blue Devils are slated for national broadcasts. The first matchup takes place in Durham as part of ESPN2's BIG MONDAY telecast on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. Carolina will close the regular season at home with Duke on Sunday, March 2 on ESPN at 1 p.m.

The Wolfpack will come to Chapel Hill on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m., while UNC will travel to Raleigh on Sunday, Feb. 16 for an ESPN2 broadcast as part of the Play 4 Kay week.

The non-conference portion of the schedule features home dates with Tennessee and Nebraska, a road game at UCLA and neutral site games with South Carolina in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Arizona State and Illinois in Cancun, Mexico.

Head coach Sylvia Hatchell has put together a competitive schedule that features 10 teams that competed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Of that group, five advanced to the Sweet 16, and new ACC member Notre Dame made it to the Final Four in New Orleans.

Carolina will face the Fighting Irish on Feb. 27 in South Bend, Ind. The other two new league members - Pittsburgh and Syracuse - will visit Carmichael Arena. The Orange come to town on Jan. 30, while the Panthers will make their first trip to Chapel Hill on Feb. 13.

The Heels will host Tennessee on Monday, Nov. 11 at 9 p.m., on ESPN2 as part of the networks 24 hours of basketball coverage. Other non-league home games include Coast Carolina, Coppin State, Charleston Southern and High Point.

UNC will spend Thanksgiving at the Cancun Classic in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. Games will be played Nov. 28-30 against Arkansas State, Arizona State and Illinois.

Carolina will return stateside to host Nebraska in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Carmichael on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. The game will also be the first for the Cornhuskers inside Carmichael Arena.

The ACC schedule takes flight on Sunday, Jan. 5 at home against Maryland on ESPNU. The Heels will also host ACC foes Clemson, Syracuse, Miami, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech.

UNC will visit league members Florida State, Boston College, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Notre Dame.

Carson Newman and Wingate will come to Chapel Hill for exhibition games on Oct. 30 and Nov. 5, respectively.

The 2014 ACC Tournament will take place March 5-9 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

A number of games have times and television designations still to be determined. Those announcements should be made in mid-September.

Season tickets are on sale. Purchase them now to guarantee a great seat for what will be another exciting season of North Carolina women's basketball. A link is available near the top of this page.

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