CHAPEL HILL– The Tar Heels will be hitting the hardwood for the 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis in The Bahamas, and the tournament will feature a veritable who’s who in college basketball.

Joining Carolina in the field will be UCLA, Georgetown, Florida, Butler, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and UAB. The tournament will be held the week of Thanksgiving, Nov. 26-28.

The combined resumes of the participating schools include 195 NCAA Tournament appearances, 53 Final Four trips and 20 National Championships.

ESPN will be the new TV partner for the event and will air all the action live from Atlantis’ Imperial Arena.