Welcome to the South’s Oldest Rivalry!
Since their first meeting on October 22, 1892, the North Carolina Tar Heels lead the Virginia Cavaliers with a 63-58-4 record. In recent memory, UVA has squeaked out four-straight victories over UNC.
A sold out Kenan Memorial Stadium in primetime will be an electric atmosphere for this pivotal Coastal Division game.
In that spirit, Carolina is bringing out the popular 90s throwbacks for the occasion:
To say this is a big game for both teams is an understatement.
UNC needs to tally a conference win, while UVA wants to open their ACC schedule with a fifth-straight win over Carolina.
Junior cornerback Dae Dae Hollins is out for the season after a lower body injury against Georgia State.
D.J. Jones, British Brooks, J.J. Jones, and Tylee Craft are all listed as questionable.
However, UNC defensive coordinator Jay Bateman said about cornerback Storm Duck: “It wouldn’t shock me if he’s ready to play Saturday.”
The Hoos challenged the Heels endurance and toughness this week. How will UNC respond?
To find out, here’s all the details for tuning in to the ballgame:
- Time: 7:30 PM ET
- Location: Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, NC
- TV: ACC Network: Dave O’Brien (play-by-play), Tim Hasselbeck (analyst), Kelsey Riggs (sideline)
- Radio: Tar Heel Sports Network (list of affiliates) with Jones Angell on play-by-play, Brian Simmons as analyst, and Lee Pace on the sidelines. THSN is available online through The Varsity Network and the TuneIn app. The game is also available on Sirius 85 and XM 85.
- Streaming: The ACCN game is available on WatchESPN.
- Line: -7.5 UNC