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Ghosts Of Carmichael Coming Back To Life For A Day

From 1965 through the first half of the 1985-86 season, the Tar Heels played their home basketball games in Carmichael Auditorium, owning a record of 169-20 in what was one of the loudest arenas in college basketball. On Sunday, UNC will face Wofford in what is now Carmichael Arena, the first regular season men's game played there in nearly 34 years. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC vs. Wofford Preview

After losing four straight games to drop to 2-4, Wofford has since won four in a row. Their most recent victory, a 112-66 win over North Greenville, featured a program-record 19 made three pointers. Redshirt freshman Isaiah Bigelow led the way with a career-high 28 points off the bench. He shot 9-for-11 from the field and 7-for-8 from three. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Welcome Wofford To Carmichael On Sunday - Pregame Notes

UNC returns to basketball after a one week break for final exams to host Wofford on Sunday at 4 p.m. The ACC Network will televise the game. UNC and Wofford are playing in Carmichael Arena. This is UNC's first regular-season game in Carmichael since a 90-79 win over NC State on 1/4/1986. 1974 All-America will be honored at halftime. (

Bobby Jones to be honored at Carmichael Arena on Sunday

The 11th Tar Heel elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, was inducted on Sept. 6. On Sunday at Carmichael Arena, UNC will recognize him during the game against Wofford. "As I think about all the great players who have gone through that University, to be one of those guys to make it to the Hall of Fame is a blessing," Jones said. (

UNC basketball looks to find offensive footing in former stadium against Wofford

The last UNC men’s basketball regular-season game at Carmichael Arena, then Carmichael Auditorium, was a 90-79 win over N.C. State on Jan. 4, 1986. It marked a 14th straight victory for the then-No. 1 Tar Heels. , an assistant under at the time, hopes Sunday’s trip down memory lane recaptures some of that old magic. (Daily Tar Heel)

Carmichael Memories Won't Pay The Bills, but They'll Bring UNC Basketball History to Life

The Smith Center seats 21,750 vs. the 6,822 that Carmichael holds, making an otherwise low-interest game against Wofford a hot ticket on the secondary market. Add the revenue lost by having roughly 14,000 fewer fans in attendance, parking and concessions, and it doesn’t make financial sense to make a throwback game an annual event. (Heels Maven)

UNC Basketball Pre-Wofford Notebook

For the first time since Jan. 4, 1986, the North Carolina men's basketball team will play a regular-season game at Carmichael Arena when it faces Wofford on Sunday. Only 27 Tar Heels have ever played at both Carmichael and the Smith Center. is looking forward to joining that group, while remembers Carmichael fondly. (

Roy Williams Managing Early Season Struggles

UNC Basketball coach knows it's early and his roster remains incomplete. "We have yet to really have what I think is going to be our team. We have yet to have them all together," Williams said. It is easy to see the struggles of this team and jump to conclusions. Williams is being patient, knowing there is a lot of basketball left to be played. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Basketball Grinding Through Difficult Stretch of Games

UNC’s free fall out of the Top-10 has coincided with a brutal stretch of games against four Top-10 opponents. While there is plenty to be concerned about regarding the Tar Heels, early struggles were anticipated. "We’re definitely not where we want to be, and we’ve got a lot of room to improve and time to get better," said Friday. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams On The Tough Schedule, Playing In Carmichael, Leaky Black & More

had no more answers about his team than he did on Sunday. Yet, he was relaxed because he knows it’s early, his teams tend to hit some speed bumps before exams, and the Tar Heels’ last four games have been to teams ranked in the top 10. So, perhaps North Carolina isn’t in as dire a situation as so many, including the media, are suggesting. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 64
Wofford: 68
Sun, Dec 15
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Gonzaga
Wed, Dec 18 9:00 ET ESPN2 Tickets
Sat, Dec 21 3:00 ET CBS Tickets
UNC vs. Yale
Mon, Dec 30 7:00 ET ACC Network Tickets
ACC Basketball Standings
(1) Louisville2-010-1
(9) Virginia2-08-1
Boston College2-07-5
(7) Duke1-09-1
(17) North Carolina1-16-4
(21) Florida State1-18-2
NC State1-18-2
Virginia Tech1-18-3
Georgia Tech1-14-4
Notre Dame0-28-3
Wake Forest0-26-5

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