CHAPEL HILL– The UNC men’s basketball team will be getting plenty of national attention this coming season.

On Wednesday, ESPN announced its “Big Monday” TV lineup and the Tar Heels will be showcased in three of those games.

Carolina will play on January 20 in the Dean Dome against the Virginia Cavaliers, February 17 at the Florida State Seminoles, and March 3 back in Chapel Hill against the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

The contest against the Irish will be one of the season’s highlights as it will mark the first time the squads have played since the 2008 Maui Invitational championship game.


The complete Big Monday lineup includes:

Jan. 13 – Virginia at Duke

Jan. 20 – North Carolina at Virginia

Jan. 27 ­- Duke at Pittsburgh

Feb. 3 – Notre Dame at Syracuse

Feb. 10 – Maryland at Virginia

Feb. 17 – North Carolina at FloridaState

Feb. 24 – Syracuse at Maryland

March 3 – Notre Dame at North Carolina