North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball News - 2013 North Carolina Basketball Updates
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.