Hoops Schedule Taking Shape

North Carolina's 2010-11 basketball schedule will be released this week, but InsideCarolina.com has learned of most of the matchups and provides an early look ...

* Season opener versus Lipscomb on Nov. 12 in Chapel Hill.

* Participation in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, and an opening round matchup against Hofstra. Other participants are Davidson, Minnesota, Nebraska, Vanderbilt, West Virginia and Western Kentucky.

* A trio of marquee non-conference games: at Illinois for the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, home against Kentucky and a neutral site (Greensboro) versus Texas.

* Other non-conference opponents will be Charleston, Evansville, Long Beach State, Rutgers, St. Francis (Pa.), UNC Asheville, William & Mary.

* Two ACC games with Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, NC State

* Road-only ACC games with Georgia Tech, Miami, Virginia

* Home-only ACC contests with Maryland, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest

View the 2010-2011 SCHEDULE PREVIEW

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