The Atlantic Coast Conference announced game times and television broadcasts for the first three weeks of the 2009 schedule Thursday. Carolina's game at Connecticut Sept. 12 is under control of the Big East Conference and the exact time will be announced at a later date.
Once the season begins, game times and TV will be announced weekly by the Atlantic Coast Conference after discussions with the league's television partners ESPN/ABC and Raycom Sports. The league's television partners will make their choices with a 12-day advanced notice beginning on Monday, Sept. 14 (for games on Saturday, Sept. 26).
Game times were also announced for North Carolina's two Thursday night ESPN games. The Tar Heels will play host to Florida State in the first Thursday night game in school history on Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. The following week, Carolina travels to Virginia Tech for a 7:30 p.m. game on Thursday, Oct. 29.