UNC Basketball’s 2022-23 Schedule Released

North Carolina’s full 2022-23 basketball schedule has been launched. The Tar Heels will open the season on Nov. 7 vs. UNC Wilmington. The first ACC convention matchup can be on Dec. 4 at Virginia Tech

The non-conference slate features a journey to Portland, Ore. over Thanksgiving for the PK85 the place UNC may face Villanova within the second recreation. Other highlights of the non-conference schedule are a recreation vs. Indiana in Bloomington on Nov. 30 as a part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, Ohio State in Madison Square Garden as a part of the CBS Sports Classic, and Michigan in Charlotte’s Spectrum Center on Dec. 21 within the Jumpman Invitational.

North Carolina’s ACC schedule consists of house and away video games in opposition to Duke, NC State, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Virginia, and Wake Forest. The Tar Heels tackle Florida State, Louisville, Syracuse, and Virginia Tech on the street solely.

Here is UNC’s full schedule:

October 28 vs. Johnson C. Smith (exhibition recreation)
Nov. 7 vs. UNCW
Nov. 11 vs. College of Charleston
Nov. 15 vs. Gardner-Webb
Nov. 20 vs. James Madison
Nov. 24 PKI vs. Portland (1 p.m., Portland, Ore.)
Nov. 25 PKI vs. Villanova/Iowa State
Nov. 27 PKI vs. Alabama/Michigan St, Oregon/UConn
Nov. 30 at Indiana, ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Dec. 4 at Virginia Tech
Dec. 10 vs. Georgia Tech
Dec. 13 vs. The Citadel
Dec. 17 vs. Ohio State in CBS Sports Classic (3 p.m., Madison Square Garden)
Dec. 21 vs. Michigan in Jumpman Invitational (7 p.m., Charlotte, NC)
Dec. 30/31 at Pitt
eat 4 vs. Wake Forest
eat 7 vs. Notre Dame
eat 10 at Virginia
eat 14 at Louisville
eat 17 vs. Boston College
eat 21 vs. NC State
eat 24 at Syracuse
Feb. 1 vs. Pitt
Feb. 4 at Duke
Feb. 7 at Wake Forest
Feb. 11 vs. Clemson
Feb. 13 vs. miami
Feb. 19 at NC State
Feb. 22 at Notre Dame
Feb. 25 vs. Virginia
Feb. 27 at Florida State
March 4 vs. duke

The Tar Heels return 4 of 5 starters from a 2021-22 workforce that went 29-9 and misplaced to Kansas within the National Championship recreation. Back for the Tar Heels are starters RJ Davis, Caleb Love, Leaky Black, and Armando Bacot. UNC misplaced sharpshooter Brady Manek, however added grad switch Pete Nance from Northwestern. Nance averaged 14.6 factors, 6.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.1 blocks whereas capturing 49.7 % from the sphere and 45.2 % from three final season for the Wildcats.

Also again for Carolina are forwards Puff Johnson, Dontrez Styles, and Justin McKoy. UNC’s freshman class consists of four-star level guard Seth Trimble, ahead Tyler Nickel and large man Jalen Washington, who’s anticipated to be absolutely wholesome when follow begins later this month.

“I simply actually assume depth is basically going to be necessary for us this 12 months, having guys that come off the bench that give us constant, nice play,” UNC head coach Hubert Davis mentioned earlier this week on the Jon Rothstein podcast. “I believe it makes it even higher for RJ and Caleb and Leaky and Pete Nance and Armando to be the very best that they are often. And I believe it is going to make us higher defensively, a scenario the place we will change defenses, we will choose up full courtroom. We can get extra aggressive to create turnovers when we have now extra depth. It’s all the time a Carolina staple of our transition recreation, eager to be the quickest workforce within the nation transitioning from protection to offense. I believe depth performs a component in all these issues being the very best which you can be.”

UNC will maintain ‘Live Action’ with Carolina Basketball on Friday, Sept. 30 within the Smith Center. ‘Live Action’ is the re-branded model of UNC’s Late Night season-opening celebration.

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