UNC basketball fans – does it feel like Christmas morning?
If it doesn’t, it should.
After waiting eight months since one of the most disappointing seasons in school history ended, Carolina will finally kick-off its 2023-2024 campaign.
The Tar Heels welcome 3-time Big South Champion Radford University to the Dean Dome on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. ET.
If UNC head coach Hubert Davis has his players fully prepared, UNC should be starting its season an easy 1-0. Carolina has enjoyed success in limited action against the Highlanders – beating them by 45 points on Dec. 4, 2016, plus dominating them by 43 points in its 2009 NCAA Tournament opener.
The Tar Heels return an experienced roster – headlined by Armando Bacot and R.J. Davis, plus bolstered by transfers Harrison Ingram, Cormac Ryan, Jae’Lyn Withers and Paxson Wojcik. Bacot should dominate a smaller Radford squad in the paint, while Carolina should be able to make shots at ease.
UNC will want to keep an eye on Bryan Antoine and DaQuan Smith, Radford’s top two scorers from a season ago. The duo combined to average 25.3 points per game,
Can’t make it to the Dean Dome? Check out how you can watch tomorrow’s game, which kicks off at 7 p.m. ET on the ACC Network.
UNC-RADFORD TV, RADIO, AND STREAMING INFORMATION
WHAT: North Carolina (0-0) vs. Radford (0-0)
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. ET
LOCATION: Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.
TV: ACC Network (Watch and stream the game live on ESPN)
ANNOUNCERS: Wes Durham (play-by-play), Dan Bonner (color commentator)
RADIO: Tar Heel Sports Network. Jones Angell, play-by-play;
Brian Simmons, analyst.
SATELLITE RADIO: SiriusXM (193)