Completing the non-conference schedule, the Tar Heels will host Binghamton University. Binghamton officials confirmed that the game has been tentatively scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 16 in Chapel Hill at 1:00 p.m., though has not yet been made official from a contractual standpoint.
The Binghamton Bearcats make their Division I debut this season, joining the American East Conference. The Bearcats return four starters from a squad that was 14-14 in independent D. II play last season.
Inside Carolina has also learned, through sources at FoxSports, the Tar Heels' scheduled games to be broadcast on Fox. As you may recall, the ACC begins a contract with Fox this season to air ACC games on Sunday evenings. UNC has two such games this year, plus two other games to be aired on the Fox Sports South affiliate.
Dec. 2 (Sat.), Georgia Tech, 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 30 (Sun.) Texas A@M, 8:00 p.m.
Feb. 10 (Sun.) Virginia, 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 24 (Sun.) @ N.C. State, 6:30 p.m.
We've updated our 2001-2002 Schedule link here at IC adding this new info to the schedule info we had previously attained. The schedule page can be viewed by clicking on "Schedule" under "Men's Basketball" in the left navigation bar.