UNC confirms trio for Friday night

UNC confirmed InsideCarolina's afternoon report that former Tar Heel stars Brad Daugherty, Phil Ford and ESPN anchor Stuart Scott will be guest coaches at Friday night's "Midnight with the Heels."


CHAPEL HILL -- North Carolina's men's basketball season gets under way with a midnight practice on Friday, October 12, at Carmichael Auditorium. "Midnight with the Tar Heels" is open to the general public and admission is free.

Head coach Matt Doherty and the 2001-02 Tar Heels will officially begin practice at midnight, but activities begin an hour earlier at 11 p.m. Doherty will be joined by former Carolina All-Americas and guest coaches Brad Daugherty and Phil Ford and by ESPN anchor Stuart Scott.

Doherty and his staff will play the campus student champions in a 4-on-4 game.

The men's basketball action follows a volleyball match between the Tar Heels and the University of Kansas. Head coach Joe Sagula's Tar Heels take on the Jayhawks beginning at 9 p.m.

Also, the women's basketball team led by head coach Sylvia Hatchell will be introduced on Friday night.

Admission to Carmichael Auditorium begins at 6 p.m.

General public parking will be available at the Smith Center, Boshamer Stadium, Ramshead (Ridge Road), Bell Tower (Raleigh Road) and Highway 54 parking lots.

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