CHAPEL HILL–The eleventh-ranked UNC women’s basketball team will begin their season Wednesday night in an exhibition contest against Carson-Newman.

The game will tip off at 6 p.m. in Carmichael Arena. Admission is free. Carson-Newman is the alma mater of head coach Sylvia Hatchell. Hatchell played basketball and volleyball while earning a degree in physical education.

However, Hatchell will not be coaching the game due to her leukemia treatment. Associate head coach Andrew Calder will be filling her role.

The game can be viewed on GoHeelsTV.