Due to a Covid-19 outbreak on the Phoenix’s team, the Tar Heels’ December 12th matchup against Elon was postponed. According to Timothy Armes UNC has a new opponent – North Carolina Central.
Neither university has issued an official announcement about the game.
***Here’s UNC’s official announcement***
The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team will play host to NC Central on Saturday, December 12, at 2 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center.
The game will replace the UNC-Elon game which was originally scheduled for the same date. Elon announced on December 1 it was pausing all in-season activities due to a positive Covid-19 test within its Tier 1 personnel group.
UNC will work with Elon to re-schedule the game next season.
Saturday’s game against NC Central will be televised on the Regional Sports Network, whose primary carriers include FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Sun or FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Midwest, YES,NESN, AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh, Marquee and MASN.