North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball 2013-2014 News and Updates
2/7/14 – The Tar Heels have won four straight, their longest winning streak this season, and following their road game against Notre Dame Saturday will host cross-town rival No.11 Duke (avg. $158) and #StripeOut against No.25 Pittsburgh (avg. $78). Consistency is what Coach Roy Williams has preached to his young men, and in the last four games the players have delivered. The new, more offensive-minded Tar Heels lineup has found their rhythm and are showing urgency, confidence, and swagger on the court. Will UNC’s momentum carry into next week? Don’t miss the North Carolina Tar Heels remaining Conference games at Dean Smith Center this season- tickets are as low as $29.
1/3/14 - The North Carolina Tar Heels suffered a few tough losses to unranked teams to start off their season, but they’ve also accumulated perhaps the biggest wins of any team in the Nation. The Tar Heels have beaten the then-No.1 Michigan State, then-No.3 Louisville, and preseason No.1-ranked Kentucky in their arduous early season play. Ask any of the three basketball powerhouses, and they’ll tell you the Heels are a force to be reckoned with. More recently, North Carolina gutted the UNC Wilmington Seahawks, 51-84, marking the school’s 2,100th victory, and a fitting way to close out their nonconference play. NC is sitting with a 10-3 record and increased optimism at taking the conference title as they gear up for their conference schedule. The Heels are slated to take on Wake Forest for their opening ACC game this Sunday, followed by a visit from the Miami Hurricanes on Jan 8: tickets start at $27. The biggest game at Dean Smith Center will come against rival Duke
on February 12 where tickets are averaging $236. Grab your North Carolina Tar Heels tickets now as they roll into ACC games with more discipline than other opponents, having three significant victories already under their belt!
North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball 2013-2014 Season
UNC is a basketball powerhouse. In all, the Tar Heels have won five National Championship titles, third most of all-time, with the last recorded in 2009. The program has seen greats like Michael Jordan, James Worthy, and Antwan Jamison.
Last season, the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team finished third in the ACC with a 12-6 record. The squad advanced to the ACC Tournament but lost to Miami and later played in the NCAA Tournament where they reached the third round. While the Tar Heels lost Reggie Bullock to the NBA Draft and senior Dexter Strickland, UNC picked up five star recruit Isaiah Hicks in addition to, two four star recruits Nate Britt and Kennedy Meeks. North Carolina starts their season in one month and they hope to have PJ Hairston back on the court.
North Carolina’s basketball schedule is tough right from the get-go. The team will play at the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament which will likely finish with a game against reigning National Champs, Louisville. The Heels will also take on Michigan State on the road in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge game and host Kentucky mid-December. All three opponents are preseason top 5 favorites and each matchup is a top non-conference College Basketball game based on average ticket price. The most expensive game on the North Carolina Tar Heels schedule this season is against rival Duke (avg. $813). Like last year, it's the most expensive College Basketball game in NCAA. Tar Heels basketball tickets are currently averaging $259, $113 more than they did in the previous season. Both Duke and Miami tickets are more expensive in 2013 than UNC Tar Heels tickets.